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
Sarah Jakubowski Maraccini
Associate | Director of Business Development
Kate Logan
Associate | Design Director
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
Richard Lott
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
Silja Yanz
Associate
Paula Lutz
Senior Project Manager
Mary Beth Peters
Senior Project Manager
Veronika Bocanova
Senior Project Manager
Angie Bonk
Project Designer
Thom Brackett
Senior Project Manager
Janet Caponigro
Senior Project Manager
Matt Churchill
Project Architect
Good design speaks for itself, whether it resolves an issue or creates an experience that evokes emotion.
Matt Churchill
Elaine Decho-Fishman
Project Manager
Good design speaks for itself, whether it resolves an issue or creates an experience that evokes emotion.
Matt Churchill
Mary Diebold
Director of First Impressions
Courtney Gascoigne
Designer
Amy Gassen
Project Architect
Nora King
Senior Project Manager
Jamie Kudjer
Designer
Katie Lane
Project Designer
Joe Mautino
Project Designer
Katelyn Murmann
Project Designer
Diane Nakis
Billing Department
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
Ken Nichol
Accounting Department
Macy Niemisto
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
Eileen O’Regan
Project Designer
Sharon Penttila
Project Manager
Bob Profita
Project Designer
Molly Ruppel
Marketing Communications Coordinator
Janice Santucci
Senior Designer
Brandon Socha
Project Architect
Heather Thomas
Senior Project Manager
Holly Viager
Project Designer
Maria Vondrasek
Senior Designer
Courtney Zastrow
Design Manager