Thoughtful, engaged, talented people are behind all of our work. Today we congratulate 17 colleagues who have been promoted in recognition of their achievements as designers, commitment to collaboration, project successes, and operational leadership. Driven by a passion for community, connecting people to nature and making others successful, these leaders are shaping the future of Hennebery Eddy.
Carin Carlson, AIA. An historical architect, Carin leads Hennebery Eddy’s Historic Resources Group, serving federal, state, and private clients in the thoughtful assessment, rehabilitation, and stewardship planning of historic structures. In 2019, Carin received the Young Architect Award from AIA Oregon, recognizing her specialized expertise, her wide-reaching impact on the practice of architecture, and her influence on those studying historic preservation. From 2009-2017, Carin served on the City of Portland Historic Landmarks Commission. Carin’s recent project work includes a comprehensive condition assessment of the Montana State Capitol in Helena, and numerous evaluations, assessments, and building preservation plans and historic structures reports for the General Services Administration, National Park Service and Washington State Parks.
Business Development Director
Associate principal Jon McGrew, AIA, was named Hennebery Eddy’s Business Development Director. Jon’s relationship-building skills and strategic, organized approach to project development has made him a trusted advisor to clients, partners, and colleagues. As a leader of the Oregon chapter of the Design Build Association of America, Jon advocates for progressive design-build and integrated project delivery and draws on the design-build principles of effective team collaboration and communication in all project work. He has extensive experience building and leading teams for higher education projects with work at Montana State University, Willamette University, Stanford University and many others. Jon recently served as project manager for the Bonneville Power Administration Ross Fleet Services Building, and for Melvin Mark Properties’ Columbia Square ground floor and lobby renovation in Downtown Portland.
Dan Petrescu, AIA, has held a significant role in the design and management of Hennebery Eddy’s most notable projects. Three of these buildings – Cascades Academy of Central Oregon, The Reserve, and Bend Science Station – have received regional and local AIA design awards. His work consistently reinforces the values and design ethos of Hennebery Eddy: reflecting site and context and editing to the essentials in projects that embrace regenerative design. Dan is respected within the firm and by clients for his well-rounded skills as a thoughtful designer and a calm, approachable mentor. He joined the firm in 2005 and was promoted to associate in 2014.
Erica Thompson, AIA. A natural team, project, design, and community leader, Erica’s years of experience in energy efficiency advocacy work and her excellent design skills inform her leadership of the firm’s sustainable design efforts. In addition to her project work, Erica serves on the City of Portland’s Planning and Sustainability Commission – an impactful role that helps shape the vision of the City’s built environment. Erica served as project architect for the high-impact lobby renovation of the Columbia Square office building in Downtown Portland and is currently engaged in a range of commercial and institutional projects. She joined Hennebery Eddy in 2018 and was promoted to associate in 2020.
Dawn Armatys, AIA, played an essential role on the firm’s successful rehabilitation of three major academic buildings in Oregon: Oregon State University’s Strand Agricultural Hall, the University of Oregon’s Chapman Hall, both of which received DeMuro Awards for excellence in historic preservation from Restore Oregon, and the ongoing renovation of Cordley Hall, one of the largest buildings on the OSU Corvallis campus. Dawn sits on the Montana State University School of Architecture Advisory Council and is an award-winning watercolorist. She joined Hennebery Eddy in 2010 and was named an associate in 2017.
Camilla Cok, AIA, contributes her design skills and attention to detail to award-winning projects, including Fire Station 76, Cascades Academy, and Yellowstone Youth Campus. Camilla has emerged as a leader in public facility design, including emergency response and fire station projects, balancing sustainability and operational efficiencies for public sector clients in Oregon, Washington and Montana. Camilla has presented on designing for community and gender inclusivity in design, and on the use of wood and mass timber. She is a member of Hennebery Eddy’s Bend office and is currently serving as the design team lead for the new Juniper Ridge Public Works Campus in Bend, Oregon. She joined Hennebery Eddy in 2011 and was named an associate in 2017.
Nick Byers, AIA incorporates sustainable design principles, technical proficiency, and enclosure detailing expertise into his work for Hennebery Eddy’s higher education clients. His work includes numerous community college and state university buildings in Oregon, Washington, and Montana including Western Oregon University’s Welcome Center renovation, Rogue Community College Health Professions Center, and Montana State University Jabs Hall. Nick is involved in advancing the firm’s progressive design-build projects, and is a proactive communicator and collaborator with our construction partners. Nick is president of the Oregon chapter of the Design-Build Institute of America and is an associate DBIA-certified professional. He joined Hennebery Eddy in 2012 and was named an associate in 2017.
Laura Landon, AIA has a passion for high performing buildings that focus on the user experience and fostering community. Laura joined Hennebery Eddy Architects’ Comma-Q Studio in 2005 and has been instrumental in the long-term success of the firm. She led the design of the Bozeman Community Food Coop Expansion, which prioritized sustainable design, employed mass-timber, and embraces Montana’s natural resources. She is the project architect for Bridger View, a Bozeman neighborhood of 62 sustainably built homes that addresses housing inequity and promotes community engagement. Laura was named an associate in 2021.
Michael Scott, AIA, has demonstrated skill as a designer on both historic and new buildings, including the rehabilitation of Oregon State University’s Cordley Hall and its new District Utility Plant located in OSU’s historic district. An open-minded collaborator and effective communicator, Michael brings creative thinking and attention to detail to his work, resulting in clear concepts and documents.
Tereza Wiest, AIA, has played a central role in three of Hennebery Eddy’s recent significant civic and cultural projects: Rothko Pavilion at the Portland Art Museum, Multnomah County Library’s Central Library Terrace, and Multnomah County Library’s Operations Center. Her problem-solving and proactive communication have established her status as a trusted advisor to clients and colleagues.
Andrew O’Toole, AIA. Andrew’s understanding that good details make good designs underpins his project work, which includes the Linfield School of Nursing, ongoing projects at Portland International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and improvements at the Cedar Hills Apartments. He serves on the firm’s Revit committee and spearheads a number of BIM-related efforts, helping to advance efficiencies and minimize risk.
Cara Wessel, AIA, has a holistic approach that brings together pieces of design to address project challenges and shapes the way we interact with our cities. Her projects include the Portland Art Museum Rothko Pavilion, the Dr. Angela Bowen Center for Health Education at South Puget Sound Community College, and the Valdez Museum. Her community service via the ACE Mentorship program and her contribution to firm culture and engagement reflect her enthusiasm for the profession.
Danáe Sakuma, AIA, facilitates workshops and tailors building designs for users with unique needs. She collaborated on the early planning and community engagement, energy modeling, and conceptual design for a proposed net-zero energy education campus at Mount St. Helens National Monument. Danáe is passionate about work that respects Indigenous peoples and their commitment to the land and environmental stewardship; she was awarded the firm’s community service scholarship for conceptual design of Barbie’s Village, a planned, Native-specific transitional housing village. She is leading the firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Design initiative and champions sustainable design efforts across project teams.
Scott Dean, AIA, has a thorough understanding of building code and ADA requirements and extensive construction administration experience, translating to clear document production and innovative, constructable design solutions. He served as project architect for the Willson Administration Building, a significant rehabilitation and adaptive reuse project in Bozeman, and has led numerous projects for the Bozeman School District and Montana State University.
Elizabeth Growney. An experienced aviation programming leader, Elizabeth was project manager for the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport extension which added 70,000 square feet to the existing terminal. She also worked on the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) Community First Griffin Place, a year-round emergency shelter and resource hub in Bozeman that incorporates trauma-informed design principles.
Noah Winkler, AIA. A background in engineering influences Noah’s organized design approach and allows him to clearly define variables and constraints, work within reasonable bounds, and iterate design solutions. His project work includes renovations for the common areas of the historic Pittock Block office building in downtown Portland, a master plan for the Mount St. Helens Institute’s new outdoor school campus, and design for a new Living Building nature center on an Illinois nature preserve. Noah coordinates Hennebery Eddy’s internship program.
Ben Nelson, RA, has experience working with institutional and corporate clients to solve operational and service puzzles through design. His strong artistic skills and natural team building allow him to understand and translate client needs into refined, finished projects. Ben has worked on several projects at Portland International Airport, including the Concourse E Extension, is the project architect for the Fort Ellis Fire Station in Bozeman, Montana, and a member of the Multnomah County Library Operations Center team.