Our Presenters 2019


Adam Perkins

Senior Manager/Planner at the Downtown Denver Partnership

Albus Brooks

Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Milender White

Alex McCann

Associate / Designer, RATIO|HPA

Amy Auscherman

Herman Miller, Inc, Corporate Archivist

Bonnie Bridges

Studio BBA

Brad Bolte

Vonmod, Production Manager

Brad Buchanan

CEO, National Western Center

Brent Forget


Breton Lujan

Raw Creative, Co-Founder

Brian Weinmaster

President at Alliance Construction Solutions, LLC

Buntport Theater Company

Non-profit Theater Company

Claire Jordan

Design Associate, Arch11

Cortney Stell

Executive Director and Chief Curator of Black Cube

Darrin Alfred

Curator of Architecture and Design, Denver Art Museum

David Moke

Denver Theater District

David Schafer

Principal leader of OZ’s Higher Education Practice Area

Débora Mesa Molina

Principal, Ensamble Studio

Denise Knoblich

Vice President of Marketing at Roth Living

Dillon Canfield

Designer, Arch 11

Douglas Naiman

Founder of Aviano Coffee

Emily Silverman

Senior Project Manager at Parsons Corporation

Eric Doner

LEED Green Associate, RATIO|HPA

Eric Grebliunas


Eric Lazzari

Strategic Partnerships Director for the Civic Center Conservancy

Farrell Calabrese

Sustainability Manager, Strategic Initiatives at Eastman

Gillian Grefé

Brand Strategist & Creative Producer at Self.

Gwénaël Hagan

Owner, Signature Windows+Doors

Heather Vasquez Johnson

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, Associate Principal

Hunter Leggit

Founder of Hunter Leggitt Studio

Jackson Opgenorth

Designer, RATIO|HPA

Jason Belaire

Board Of Directors for the IDSA

Jason Ro


Jason Wedekind

Genghis Kern Design and Letterpress

Jeff Hopfenbeck

Co-founder and CEO of Simple Homes

Jeff Tyler

Spice Trade Brewing Co., Head Brewer & Co-Owner

Jeffrey R. Dross

Corporate Director, Kichler Lighting

Jennifer Oreamuno


Jeremy Nothdurft

Chief Operating Officer, Alliance Construction Solutions

John Desmond

President of Revitalizing Cities, LLC

John McIntyre

Tryba Architects

Jon Buerge

Chief Development Office for Urban Villages

Jon Hartman

Founder of Wunder Werkz

Jonathan Alpert

Partner at Westfield Company and Founder of TreeHouse Brokerage Development and Imagine Infill

Jordan Vaughn

Founder and Owner of Vonmod Ltd

Joseph Montalbano

studiotrope Design Collective, Principal Architect

Josh Espy

Designer, Arch11

Julia Williams

Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Julie Edwards

Director of Sustainability, OZ

Kelly Davis

AIA, LEED AP, Principal at OZ Architecture

Ken Schroeppel

Assistant Professor CTT, College of Architecture and Planning, CU Denver

Kevin Delk


Lauren Isaac

Director of Business Initiative at EasyMile

Lindsey Kruger

Founder of NIVAS

Lisa Moses

Founder of Moses Operandi

Lyn Eller

Principal, Hord Coplan Macht

Megan Garrett

Architect – SA+R

Michael Blea

Architect and General Contractor

Michael Brotman

Sr. Product Design & Development Manager at Room & Board

Michael Burnett

Space Gallery

Michael Noda

Partner, NEOstudio

Michelle Horn

Interior Designer

Michelle Jeske

Denver City Librarian, Executive Director

Nate Huyler

Senior Associate, Studio Completiva, Inc.

Patti Weaver

Founder and President of Creative Design Solutions, Inc.

Paul Brokering

Architectural Photographer

Peter Blank


Qin Li

Vice President of Design, fuseproject

Saadia Naiman

Founder of Aviano Coffee

Scott Lindenau, FAIA

Design Principal, Studio B Architecture+Interiors

Shujan Bertrand

Founder and CEO at Aplat Inc.

Stuart Shell

Senior Associate at Branch Pattern

Ted Vadakan

Co-founder of Poketo

Tim Reinen

Executive Director of Radian | Placematters

Tobias Strohe


Tracy Tafoya

Leader of OZ’s Interior Design studio

Yong Cho

Founding Principal of Studio Completiva

Zac Rockett