Category Archives: FIRM CULTURE

Firm Culture at GLHN Architects and Engineers Inc. in Tucson and Phoenix. Includes GLHN events, activities, and community involvement.

Welcome Architectural Intern Orianna Zimmerer

We are happy to welcome architectural intern Orianna Zimmerer to the GLHN Tucson office! She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and Interior Design and will be graduating with her Master’s Degree in Architecture in May from the University of Arizona. Orianna has prior experience as an intern for a Tucson interior design firm and […]

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Doug Stingelin Joins Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce that Douglas Stingelin, PE, QCxP, LEED AP has been appointed the newest member of the Board of Directors at GLHN Architects & Engineers Inc., where he has been employed since 2005 after moving from State College, Pennsylvania to begin his career as a Professional Mechanical Engineer. Since then, Doug has […]

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GLHN’s Valentine’s Day 2019

Shades of purple and pink African Violets were the flowers for this GLHN Valentine’s Day.  Bill Nelson and Cloriza Lomeli’s traditional distribution of appreciation, giving of these beautiful and colorful African Violets, was not quite the same this year.  Mr. Nelson was missing.  Missing this event for the first time in 15 years Bill was […]

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Phoenix Mural

The mural in the new GLHN PHX office is garnering lots of attention!  It’s usually the first thing people notice when they visit the midtown space.  The art work is the result of a firm-wide contest soliciting a design that incorporated color and featured the Phoenix office mascot.  The winning design belonged to Rahil Zarpoush, […]

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BILD Leadership Summit

Members of the GLHN Business Development and Marketing Department attended the BILD Leadership Summit, a benefit offered to members of the organization.  Formerly known as the Marketing Clinic, the newly branded event is designed to provide leadership development for the AEC community, including marketing professionals, technical staff, and principals.  This year’s event was led by […]

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ABA Membership Dinner Stresses Workforce Development

Attendees at the Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) Membership dinner at the Savoy Opera House in Tucson were delighted by a surprise guest.  The audience, well represented by the AEC industry, warmly welcomed new Arizona Senator Martha McSally.  After sharing stories of her first 3 weeks in Washington, she bravely offered to answer questions on any […]

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Marketing Team Expanding

Join us in welcoming a new member to our expanding marketing team.  Jessica Tanner  is a fourth year architecture undergrad at the University of Arizona and is working with us as a Marketing Intern.  With her strong background in design, Jessica has been creating graphics for events and developing new templates.  She has also used […]

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GLHN Phoenix Moves to Midtown

The Phoenix office of GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. has moved to Midtown.  After searching for the best location to serve our clients, we selected the ground floor suite at 3636 N. Central between Indian School and Osborn.  The new building provides our team with an open, collaborative space that supports our philosophy of integrated […]

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2018 AIA Western Mountain Regional Conference

At the beginning of last month, 8 members of the architecture department attended the 2018 AIA Western Mountain Regional Conference at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona. This two day experience brought together architects from all over the region to discuss many pertinent and interesting topics that are shaping the profession today. With names […]

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Welcome Sam Carl!

We are excited to introduce Sam Carl, a recent addition to the GLHN Phoenix office. He is joining us as an architectural designer with a focus on healthcare, municipal, and industrial projects. Sam graduated from the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to joining GLHN, he gained industrial […]

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Ty Rodriquez Launches his Architectural Career with GLHN

We’re thrilled that our former intern Ty Rodriquez has returned to start his professional career here at GLHN.  Our marketing team sat down with Ty to find out what brought him back and what he’s been up to. Q: What did you do between graduating and returning to GLHN? A:  Visited family and caught up […]

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American Red Cross blood drive

On September 7th GLHN hosted one of many American Red Cross blood drives at their Broadway office.  The overwhelming turnout proved just how amazing the staff at GLHN really is.  More than 44,000 people need blood donations every day.  The only way to obtain blood vital to saving people’s lives is from donors just like […]

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Future Engineer Shadowing at GLHN

As part of his high school Senior Exit Project (SEP), Kainoa Sauls is spending his afternoons at GLHN, splitting his time between the mechanical and civil engineering departments and learning from our experienced staff.  Kainoa is a senior at Andrada Polytechnic High School in Vail where his favorite classes are Engineering and AP Physics.  As […]

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2018 AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City Update

Two architects from GLHN, Miguel Camacho and Amber Haro, attended the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City this summer.  The two-day event brought together over 26,000 architects from around the world. With an agenda that entailed seminars, exhibitions, concerts, and tours of iconic New York buildings, professional development and design inspiration weren’t […]

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Poker Night Funds Phoenix Children’s Hospital

GLHN was once again at the poker table to support the fundraising efforts of the Kenneth A. Spinato Foundation at their Second Annual Charity Poker Tournament held in Tempe, AZ. Russ Combs, GLHN’s Healthcare Studio Lead, was happy to spend his evening losing money at Texas Holdem’ for a good cause. The 2018 event was […]

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Welcome our newest registered Mechanical Engineer, Stanley Yellowhair,

GLHN is proud to announce our newest registered Mechanical Engineer, Stanley Yellowhair, P.E.  Stanley came to GLHN as an intern in 2007 and has since worked on many high profile projects such as ENR2 at the University of Arizona.  He designed all of the unique, high efficiency mechanical systems for this LEED Platinum sustainability focused […]

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Bill Koller Will Present at RMA 2018

GLHN’s Mechanical Engineering Department Manager, Bill Koller, will be presenting not one, but two sessions at this year’s RMA Conference in Denver, CO.  On September 26th he will present with Chris Bansil, Central Plants Supervisor at The University of Arizona Facilities Management-Utilities Department.  Together they will address the Operational Issues of Fluctuating Campus Steam Production […]

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GLHN Scholarship Committee Announces 2018 Winners

The GLHN Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Scott Eisenfeld Memorial Scholarship.  Scott’s legacy is one of leadership and community service and each applicant was required to demonstrate these characteristics through an application and video submission.  This year’s winners met our expectations and then some!  Madeline Moeller, Christian Hagedon, and […]

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Appreciation on the Menu

GLHN Leadership said thank you with food at the 2nd annual Employee Appreciation Breakfast.  This very popular tradition started recently but based on employee support, will certainly continue for decades to come!  GLHN Directors arrived early to fire up the stoves and get makin’ bacon.  Pancakes and sausage were also on the menu along with […]

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GLHN Receives Phelix Award for Project Pursuit

GLHN Marketing Coordinator Tiffany Gorrell was awarded an SMPS Arizona Phelix Award for Project Pursuit.  The Awards Gala was held at the Halle Heart Museum in Tempe on June 28, 2018 and was well attended by the AEC Community.  Tiffany and GLHN’s Phoenix office lead, Russ Combs, accepted the award from SMPS member Cricket Robertson […]

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