Category Archives: FIRM CULTURE

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

APPA to Form Arizona State Chapter

APPA, the International Association for Facilities Professionals, has recognized the need to bring its educational sessions, training and networking opportunities to the local level.  Chris Kopach, APPA President, is spearheading the formation of a new Arizona branch.  “One of my goals as APPA President is harnessing and transferring the knowledge of our senior leaders.  Facilities […]

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Festival of Books Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

INDUSTRY EVENT On the second weekend of March, the Tucson Festival of Books celebrated their 10 year anniversary. Held on the University of Arizona campus, the event brings a bounty of authors, books, and activities for readers of all ages. GLHN has been a supporter since the beginning, providing clean up volunteers and then developing […]

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Delivering Smiles On Valentine’s Day

In what has become an annual tradition, GLHN delivered flowers to our local clients and partners on Valentine’s Day.  Armed with more than 65 bouquets, Associate Director of Business Development, Cloriza Lomeli, and retired president Bill Nelson, spent the morning visiting and providing a little dose of happiness.  The tradition began in 1998 when presenting […]

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Carl Kilgore Promoted to Department Manager

We are proud to announce that effective February 1, 2018, Carl Kilgore, AIA has been promoted to Architectural Department Manager. Carl has been with GLHN since 2013 and is highly regarded for his forward thinking and early adoption of new technologies.  He is Chair of GLHN’s BIM/CADD User Group and the moderator for several LinkedIn […]

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GLHN Welcomes New Architect

GLHN is thrilled to announce the addition of Erin Price to our team! Erin is a graduate of the University of Arizona and a registered architect. She brings 14 years of design and management experience with a strong background in commercial and healthcare projects.  Erin is focused on designing with the end in mind, combining […]

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GLHN Supports Community Diaper Bank

This year our GLHN family collected enough diapers to cover over 1,000 bottoms and donated them to the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona. The diaper need in Southern Arizona is roughly 2 million diapers annually. In addition to diapers of all sizes, the organization also accepts cash donations. For every dollar donated, they are able […]

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GLHN Welcomes New Architect

GLHN is pleased to announce the addition of Sharon Lew to our expanding Architecture Department.  Sharon is an award-winning architect with a diverse international background. As an Architect Assistant at Taoho Design, she was part of the team that won the Hong Kong Institute of Architects Award of Merit.  Sharon also traveled to Kenya to […]

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GLHN Presents at Lunch + LEED

A team of GLHN sustainability experts presented at the U.S. Green Building Council AZ Lunch + LEED program held at the Environment and Natural Resources 2 building on the UA campus.  Henry Johnstone, PE, Stanley Yellowhair, LEED-AP, BESA, and Joyce Kelly, LEED BD+C discussed the LEED Platinum building as a case study for sustainability.  The […]

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Holiday Kid’s Party Fun for All Ages

On Saturday, December 16th, GLHN’s special projects meeting room was transformed into Santa’s Bakeshop during a holiday children’s party.  Young and old alike enjoyed decorating cookies with rich icing and candied sprinkles.  After covering themselves in frosting, many of the guests chose to build their own ornaments from kits provided by their hosts.  Those with […]

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SHRM Award

Rob Lamb, COO and Billie Moyle, HR Coordinator had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Celebrating Innovation in the Workplace Awards on November 14th at the beautiful Westward Look Resort.  The Society for Human Resource Management of Greater Tucson (SHRM-GT) is the leading voice of the human resources profession in Southern Arizona and hosts this […]

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Did you know October is ESOP Month?

As a 100% Employee Owned firm, GLHN was eager to participate in ESOP Month this October.  An ESOP is an employee benefit plan which makes the employees of a company owners of stock in that company. The GLHN ESOP Communication Committee led the firm in celebrating the tremendous spirit of employee ownership.  To kick things […]

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Open House 2017 a Success!

The GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. 2017 Annual Open House is in the books.  Thank you everyone for making Open House 2017 a huge success.  It takes a village to assemble an event for 300 guests.  Matthew Lomeli and Bill Koller organized and arranged all the food and beverages.  Carolee McNeill and Tiffany Gorrell’s staff […]

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Smoke Masters Serve up Delicious Meal at Tri-University Symposium

Attendees of the Tri-University Best Practices Symposium held at Northern Arizona University were treated to a special meal prepared by Bill Koller of GLHN and Jason Vincent, owner of Omega Tool and Mold.  Bill brought his custom smoker to Thorpe Park, and after a minor debate with the Flagstaff Parks and Recreation Department, smoking began […]

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Summer Interns Working through the Fall

Every year GLHN enlists the help of summer interns, many of which are University of Arizona students.  Our interns work on every aspect of architecture and engineering from preparing basic calculations for studies; assisting in the preparation of construction documents, details, schedules, or reports; and using the latest 3d scanning technology out in the field.  […]

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Build Business Conference 2017

GLHN Marketing Coordinator, Tiffany Gorrell, recently attended the SMPS Build Business Conference in Indianapolis.  Build Business is the premier business development, marketing and management conference for the A/E/C industry.  In addition to presentations, the conference featured Digital Skills Labs, Mind Exchange Roundtables, and short-form Max Sessions designed to inspire.  “The great thing about Build Business […]

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GLHN Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 GLHN Scholarship in Memory of Scott Eisenfeld. Each year GLHN awards three scholarships to family members of our employees who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to our community. And the winners are: Bernadette Lamb, sponsored by Chief Operating Officer, Rob Lamb. Bernadette is attending […]

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Staff Attends 27th Annual Camporee

Camporee: A Scout term for camping and common activities. A GLHN term for company fun in the pines! Camporee is held each summer at Whitetail Camp on Mt. Lemmon. In an annual pilgrimage to get out of the heat, GLHN’ers load up their cars, trucks, and vans and head to milepost 20.5 on the Mt. […]

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GLHN’s Giant Teeter Totter Returns to Tucson Festival of Books

March 11-12, 2017 As part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to educating future engineers, GLHN once again brought their giant teeter totter to Science City at the Tucson Festival of Books.  Known as Mechanical Advantage, this educational program presents the basic fundamentals of engineering in a fun and engaging manner.  The teeter totter provides kids […]

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Scholarship Recipients Raise Awareness of Social Challenges

GLHN congratulates Cayenne Maxwell-Moyle, Laura Glaser, and Madeline Moeller, recipients of the 2015 Scott Eisenfeld Memorial Scholarship.  Scholarships are offered annually to family members of full-time GLHN employees to assist them in pursuing their post-high school educational goals.  Candidates submitted a completed application and video.  This year’s assignment was to create a mock public service […]

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