BWBR welcomed a dynamic class of employees as shareholders of the employee-owned firm in 2019. The newly named shareholders represent the breadth of BWBR’s practice and industry offerings including architecture, interior design, project management, human resources, planning, and sustainability.
The newest class of shareholders also is reflective of the firm’s focused effort to promote equity in the profession. The new shareholders bring the total number of women with ownership in the firm to 30 percent.
The eight employees named new shareholders include:
- Stephanie Alstead, AIA, LEED AP, project manager who joined the firm in 2006.
- Tricia Eiswald, SHRM-SCP, human resources director, who joined the firm in 2019.
- Rick Hintz, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, senior project and medical planner who joined the firm in 2015.
- Mark Jasmin, AIA, LEED AP, senior project manager who joined the firm in 2014.
- Nan Langevin, IIDA, NCIDQ, senior interior designer who joined the firm in 2004.
- Brian Lapham, AIA, senior project architect who joined the firm in 2010.
- Jackie Peck, AIA, LEED AP, project manager who joined the firm in 2010.
- Jesse Turck, AIA, LEED AP, project manager who joined the firm in 2005.
A 97-year-old firm, BWBR is owned by about one-third of its employees. Growing significantly in the past seven years, it now has three offices, including Saint Paul, Minn.; Madison, Wis.; and Omaha, Neb. It offers services in architecture, interior design, and planning with recent hires also bringing expertise in operational services planning and historic preservation.
Other shareholders in the firm include Mark Baumhover; Melanie Baumhover; Jessica Berg; Steve Berg; Mike Boldenow; Steve Busse; Rick Dahl; Jim Davy; Bryan Desma; David Erickson; Greg Fenton; Chris Fischer; Tina Fisher; Matt Gerstner; Jeff Greisinger; Tom Hanley; Dan Hendricks; Danielle Hilmo; Scott Holmes; Dan Hottinger; Ryan Johansen; Jenifer Jirele; Scott Kirchner; Brad Krump; Hanna Kuehl; Bruce Larson; Dave Leighly; Mark Ludgatis; Stephanie McDaniel; Michael Meehan; Jason Nordling; Craig Peterson; Mike Ranum; Dustin Rehkamp; Ananth Shankar; Angela Shaw; Rachel Slette; Pete Smith; Elizabeth Stiehl; Richard Stuerman; Jennifer Stukenberg; Stefnee Trzpuc; Terri Ulrick; Vic Walker; Todd Warren; Eric West; Doug Wild; and Abbie Zeien.