Our Team

We’re a group of architects, designers, and strategists who are passionate about inspiring people and propelling growth for businesses.

Mark Stenftenagel
CEO | Principal
John Burjek
President | Principal
Melissa Bogusch
Principal
Mary Esche
Principal
Rick Joutras
Principal
Rob Oppenborn
Principal
Kate Logan
Associate | Design Director
Veronika Bocanova Diffley
Associate
Whitney is a place where people treat each other with respect, enjoy their work, and, most importantly, learn every day about making lives better through design.
Mark Stenftenagel
Matt Churchill
Associate
Whitney is a place where people treat each other with respect, enjoy their work, and, most importantly, learn every day about making lives better through design.
Mark Stenftenagel
Nici Nilles
Associate
Dan McCloskey
Design Director
Courtney Zastrow
Design Manager
Ola Alswes
Designer
Mike Baranowski
Senior Project Manager
Angie Bonk
Senior Designer
Lindsey Burghgreaf
Senior Project Manager
Katie Burjek
Director of Office Services
Janet Caponigro
Senior Project Manager
Good design speaks for itself, whether it resolves an issue or creates an experience that evokes emotion.
Matt Churchill
Elaine Decho-Fishman
Senior Project Manager
Good design speaks for itself, whether it resolves an issue or creates an experience that evokes emotion.
Matt Churchill
Zak Devermann
Project Designer
Jennifer Fangmann
Billing Department
Mykell Freund
Designer
Beto Garcia​
Designer
Courtney Gascoigne
Project Designer
Amy Gassen
Project Architect
Laura Grodoski
Senior Project Manager
Kathleen Haines
Senior Designer
Amanda Kerschner
Project Designer
For clients, Whitney’s best asset is creating a space that fits their exact needs—not a cookie cutter design solution. For employees, it’s being a second family and offering work-life balance.
Katelyn Murmann
Jamie Kudjer
Project Designer
Joe Mautino
Senior Designer
For clients, Whitney’s best asset is creating a space that fits their exact needs—not a cookie cutter design solution. For employees, it’s being a second family and offering work-life balance.
Katelyn Murmann
Abraham Melendez
Senior Designer
Katelyn Murmann
Project Manager
Ken Nichol
Accounting Department
Eileen O’Regan
Senior Designer
Sharon Penttila
Project Manager
Bob Profita
Project Manager
Ginger Pullega
Senior Designer
Janice Santucci
Project Manager
Brandon Socha
Senior Project Architect
Elizabeth Spurgis
Project Architect
Holly Viager
Senior Designer
Meghan Whitlock
Designer