Meet Our Team

Our Team

Favorite building- Auditorium Building in Chicago by Louis Sullivan (The original mixed-use building).

Any pets? One cat – Tooken – The friendliest cat you will ever meet.

Colleen Nigro

AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Managing Principal

My Super Power is: Finding a way to organize just about anything.

On Your Bucket List: Living in a world without Alzheimer’s!

Courtney Howard

IIDA, Fitwel, NCIDQ, Managing Principal

Dream Project: A skyscraper in downtown St. Louis that’s taller than the Arch.

Favorite Thing to Do: Golf & spend time with my family.

Denny Crain

AIA, LEED AP, Managing Principal

Favorite Sport: Swimming

Interesting Fact: Mike enjoys giving back to the sport by officiating at various junior swim meets throughout the region as a USA Swimming Certified Meet Official.

Mike Favazza Jr.

CPA, Chief Financial Officer

Place You Take People in St. Louis: FEBA if you’re a real St. Louisan you’ll know what that is . . . Fast Eddie’s Bon Air.

Favorite Place to Travel: Oktoberfest in Munich.

Vern Remiger

AIA, LEED AP, Founder

If you could design any project, what would it be? A bowling alley.

Greatest Adventure so Far? Being a dad.

Ryan Reu


What is your favorite building? Spaceship Earth, EPCOT

Place you take people in St. Louis: Imo’s Pizza!

Mat Williams

Favorite part of the design process (why?) I love seeing a project come to life and hearing/seeing the excitement from happy clients/staff.  

Hobby/favorite thing to do? Spending time with my family. We love being outside.

Trisha Hale


Why did you decide to become a designer? To make people’s visions come to life in a functional and beautiful way that benefits everyone around!

Something about you that would surprise people: I am really into weightlifting!

Haley Burmeister

Associate IIDA

Favorite building: My favorite building changes a lot but I would say at the moment The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library by SOM

Place You Take People in St. Louis: The Gramophone

Bryan Justice

If you could design any project, what would it be? A hotel, my daughter loves to stay at the hotel.

Something on your bucket list? Travel to different places around the world.

Thuy Phan

Hobby/favorite thing to do? Trying local breweries, listening to true crime podcasts, and playing tennis.

Greatest adventure so far? I spent 3 months living/working in Madrid!

Maddie Combs

Favorite architectural/design trend or style:  My favorite architectural style is mid-century modern.

Something on your bucket list: I have always dreamed of skydiving. I would also love to pilot a fighter jet.

Henry Wobbe

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