Designing architecture for life.



We take challenges and mold them into opportunities.

Our multidiscipline team of architects, interior designers and technical professionals are committed to high-quality design and responsiveness to your needs. We believe in going an extra mile, or two, with a client-focused attitude and superior service.

Andrew Faires, AIA

Project Architect

Robert Faires, AIA

Managing Principal

Rachel Gordon

Architectural Intern

Phillip Jordan, AIA, LEED AP

Managing Principal

Jack Lewis

Construction Administration

Craig Lofton, AIA


Jesse Miller, AIA


Jeff Minar, AIA


Daniel Rice

Architectural Intern

David Riffel, AIA


Catherine Rogers

Architectural Intern

Jeff Sherrard, AIA, LEED AP


Geoff Snow, AIA

Project Architect

Chris Tillison, AIA


Dayleen Van der Bom

Interior Designer

Eileen Wagner


Benjamin Walter, AIA

Managing Principal

Dave White, AIA

Business Development

Andrew Zielke

Architectural Intern


At Alloy, architecture is more than brick and mortar, schematics and numbers.

Architecture creates opportunities to enhance the human experience. We focus on forging unique, purposeful and lasting environments by blending design elements into a final project stronger than its individual parts. But most importantly, Alloy Architecture fuses an unmatched ability to listen to clients with design skills that translate goals into reality.


Designing strong solutions for real people.

With the client at the forefront of each design, we aim to unite ideas for innovative and lasting architecture. We turn challenges into opportunities for clients. The proof of our dedication is in our long-standing track record of repeat clientele. Our portfolio of thoughtful solutions demonstrates skills ranging from project inception to completion.

  • Architectural Programming
  • Schematic Design
  • Design Development
  • Construction Documents
  • Bidding and Negotiation
  • Construction Services
  • Interior Design
  • Code Review
  • ADA Survey
  • LEED Certifications
  • FEMA Shelter Design
  • Space Planning
  • Finish Selection Furniture
  • Specification Purchasing
  • Art Selection
  • Signage
  • Custom Millwork Design
  • Long Range Master Planning
  • Site Planning
  • Parking Design
  • Landscape Design
  • Concept Studies
  • Athletic Field Design
  • Track Design
  • Construction Scheduling
  • Cost Control/Estimating
  • Site Observation
  • Contract Compliance
  • Change Orders
  • Application for Payment

Alloy is also experienced in working with consultants in the following engineering fields:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Acoustical Engineering
  • Theatrical Design
  • Lighting Design
  • IT Design
  • Kitchen Planning
  • Energy


Alloy Architecture

We look forward to the opportunity of solving your challenge.

Let us show you how Alloy Architecture goes the extra mile, and then one more, for our clients.

Back to Team      

We’ve rebranded.

It’s a new look, but the same great team.

As a firm that believes in going the extra mile, we decided to take that same initiative in our firm’s branding. The transition of our name from Howard + Helmer to Alloy is a recommitment to you, our clients, to continue forging unique designs and fresh ideas into solutions stronger than their individual parts.

Just like creating an alloy.