Category


Hospitality

Michael Strand, AIA

Michael Strand, AIA

Upon touring our offices, people have commented to me about the level of excitement and activity they see and sense here. I experience that too and it makes this firm a fun and stimulating place to work. Mike brings a wealth of experience in the design and project management of a variety of project types,..
Sam Olbekson, Associate AIA, AICAE

Sam Olbekson, Associate AIA, AICAE

  My passion is placing culture at the forefront of the design process and using design to reflect contemporary social values and strengthen community and economic development efforts. Sam’s career includes a wealth of experience as both a designer and project manager for numerous tribal, gaming, hospitality, mixed-use and community-oriented projects. What do you do?..
David B. Hyde, AIA

David B. Hyde, AIA

There are many layers to Cuningham Group. From our people and our attitude for maintaining a quality work place, to the notion that each client and project has a one-of-a-kind personality, to our collective ability to take imagined ideas and bring them to life. Together those layers make for a strong foundation through which we..
Jack Highwart, AIA, LEED AP®

Jack Highwart, AIA, LEED AP®

I love our flexible attitude and open-minded approach to our entire process of creative collaboration. It is great to see exciting new designs take shape and become groundbreaking projects for our clients. Jack loves his role on projects – leading design teams to excel for our clients. What do you do? Design, design, design. What..
Scott Godfrey, AIA

Scott Godfrey, AIA

The way we share talent across all our market regions and leverage technology to react quickly to our client’s changing needs helps us serve the development community faster and more accurately than ever. Scott is passionate about architecture and fantasy in large themed entertainment venues throughout the world. His technical talents, combined with an entrepreneurial spirit..
Brett K. Ewing, AIA

Brett K. Ewing, AIA

The culture at Cuningham Group allows every individual to express themselves and be who they are, which is very refreshing. This leads to great projects and happy clients. Brett’s career includes working on gaming and hospitality projects from Las Vegas to Native American client across the country. What is your spirit animal? Panther. What do..
Michele L. Espeland, CID

Michele L. Espeland, CID

Laughter, camaraderie and great design create our energy – making all of our hard work worthwhile. Michele is the leader of Cuningham Group’s Interior Design team and her background includes projects in the hospitality, gaming, retail, corporate, and housing markets. What do you do? An Idea. A space. A creation. Reality. Dreams. Build it. What..
John W. Culligan, AIA, LEED AP®

John W. Culligan, AIA, LEED AP®

I enjoy contributing to Cuningham Group’s energetic and collaborative design approach and helping create exciting environments that inspire our clients, our communities and ourselves. While doing so, I also achieve a personal goal of learning, teaching and laughing each day. John’s many years of experience includes gaming and entertainment venues and their associated hospitality and..
Thomas L. Hoskens, AIA, LEED AP®

Thomas L. Hoskens, AIA, LEED AP®

I am energized by the talented people I work with and the enthusiasm we share for creating engaging entertainment resorts. The long-standing relationships we develop with our clients can only come from careful listening and a collaborative design process. Tom loves his job – advancing, analyzing, and developing experiential resort designs. What building inspires you?..
Douglas A. Lowe, FAIA, LEED AP®

Douglas A. Lowe, FAIA, LEED AP®

I love working in our world of creativity and collaboration. And the technical part of our design process, when we make our designs green and sustainable, is both personally and professionally exciting to me. Doug’s passion for his work lies in his ability to work with teams to transform design drawings into reality. What building..
James S. Scheidel, AIA, LEED AP®

James S. Scheidel, AIA, LEED AP®

The most exciting thing about being part of Cuningham Group is, without a doubt, our clients! Throughout the years we have developed great relationships with world-class clients who have given us the opportunity to work on world-class projects. Jim’s years of experience and design insights have been the guiding force on numerous theme park, entertainment,..