Category Archives: FIRM CULTURE

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

Billie Moyle Presented United Way All American Award

GLHN HR Coordinator, Billie Moyle, was given top honors at United Way’s Circle of Excellence Luncheon on May 14, 2015 at the DoubleTree Hotel Reid Park in Tucson. Ms. Moyle was recognized as one of the Top 25 Employee Campaign Leaders for the third year in a row, an outstanding accomplishment considering that there are […]

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Henry Johnstone Presents “The Water-Energy (and Air-Conditioning) Nexus”

GLHN President and Director of Mechanical Engineering, Henry Johnstone, PE, presented “The Water-Energy (and Air-Conditioning) Nexus” at several recent events.  The presentation traces the sources of water and energy to the Tucson/Southern Arizona Region and the relationship between water, electric energy, and air conditioning…issues critical to our life in the desert.  It responds to the current concern over the […]

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UA USGBC Arizona Student Chapter Tour

GLHN was pleased to give a tour of its LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) Gold Certified office building to the USGBC University of Arizona Student Chapter.  GLHN demonstrated to the students how LEED certification can be achieved for older buildings through effective physical and operational changes.  The GLHN office was the first LEED-EB certified building […]

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Employees Volunteer at HOPE Animal Shelter

GLHN donated architectural services for development of the new HOPE Animal Shelter site in Tucson.  When employees learned that the shelter needed additional hands to get their backyard ready for a new dog run, a small but mighty crew volunteered on April 3rd to help out.  Employees helped clear debris, trim trees, and clean up […]

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GLHN Attends National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day

Brandon Wilson and Aimee Molleken represented GLHN with marketing materials at the National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day event at Pima Community College. The National Coalition of Certification Centers has been established to address the need for strong partnerships between industry and educational institutions.

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Mechanical Advantage Presentation at Craycroft Elementary School

GLHN presented the Mechanical Advantage teeter-totter for Mandy Mohr’s fourth grade class at Craycroft Elementary in Little Town.  Bill Koller organized the event with the help of Stanley Yellowhair and Matthew Lomeli.  All 4th grade classes were studying the dynamics of simple machines. Cloriza Lomeli, along with Fernando, Matthew Mohr, and their new baby Mataeus were […]

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Momentous Milestones – Celebrating 30 Years at GLHN

Henry Johnstone, President, recently honored two employees who reached 30 years of employment with GLHN. Angelique Sherman and Gilbert Alabado were recognized for their service to our company and personifying our commitment to helping others succeed. Angelique Sherman, Financial Administrator, celebrated 30 years with GLHN on September 4, 2014. Angelique leads our accounting office and […]

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GLHN’s 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast

GLHN Kicked-Off of its annual United Way campaign with the 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast. Proceeds from this event along with the funds raised during our campaign efforts will go to the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona. A Huge Thank You to the GLHN ESOP Board of Trustees for Making Breakfast!

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Team GLHN Rocks!

This past Saturday, October 25th GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. participated in the United Way Days of Caring which is Southern Arizona’s single largest volunteer event.  This year we partnered with the Marana Community Food Bank to help them beautify their property and organize their storage unit.  We did everything from pull weeds, trim trees […]

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NEW VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES

A new video created by GLHN staff members showcases the firm’s capabilities in Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology.  The video highlights BIM use for the design of the Tucson Streetcar Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility, completed in 2013.  Mechanical Designer Nate Fullerton, Architectural Designer Dustin Diaz, and Operations Administrative Assistant Matthew Lomeli shot the footage […]

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Elementary School’s Multipurpose Room Gets a Make Over

A team of over a dozen GLHNers and their family members volunteered to paint Robison Magnet Elementary School’s Multipurpose Room on Saturday, August 16, 2014.  School Principal, Julie Laird, was amazed and thrilled by the turn out.  GLHN employees helped organize the painting efforts and procured the workforce and materials.  Since “adopting” the school, firm […]

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Green Globes Professional (GGP) Certification

Three GLHN employees are now GGP Certified. There are only 14 people in the entire state of Arizona who possess this certification. We’d like to say “Way to Go!” to the following: Jon M. Ziegler II, PE, CxT, BESA, LEED AP, GGP Joyce J. Kelly, CBCP, LEED BD+C, GGP Jerry Rasmussen, GGP

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Thank You From Craycroft 4th Graders

Along with GLHN’s participation in the Reading Seed program, we’ve also been lucky enough to be able to donate to the Craycroft Elementary School here in Tucson, for their purchase of new books for their students. A note from Craycroft Elementary teacher Mrs. Mandy Mohr: I am so fortunate and lucky to know such good […]

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UA College of Architecture Student is Recipient of GLHN Scholarship

The University of Arizona College of Architecture + Planning + Landscape Architecture has awarded this year’s GLHN scholarship to 3rd year architecture student Yanet Vega. Yanet is an honors student and single mom who lives in Rio Rico, Arizona. She is also a volunteer at her local church and at the Department of Economic Security. […]

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The Blues Make Us Happy

The GLHN banner once again flew above the stage of the Southern Arizona Blues and Heritage Festival on Sunday October 20 at Rillito Race Track Park in Tucson. The goal of the festival is to showcase an active blues and heritage scene in Southern Arizona through live performances and education. The blues genre has been […]

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View Our 50th Anniversary Video!

GLHN was honored to be a finalist this year for the Copper Cactus Nextrio Innovation Through Technology Award. Although we weren’t the selected recipient this time, we were happy to participate and would like to share the video that Will Hunter from Film Creations did for us. The video clip is narrated by GLHN Director […]

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A friend and colleague we are going to miss very much

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of our colleague Scott Eisenfeld. Scott was a great co-worker, loyal friend, a caring father and loving husband. Scott’s contribution to GLHN, over the last five years, was indeed impressionable and influential. He was passionate in all aspects of work. Scott truly believed that his […]

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