Shane is a dedicated and detail oriented airport terminal planner with experience in terminal and airport master planning at over 28 airports. Since 1999, Shane has been involved with all facets of airport terminal planning from analysis to conceptual studies. He has analyzed existing and future facility needs ranging from large international airports to mid-sized…

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Jens excels as a project architect and project manager on a broad spectrum of projects types since joining Alliiance in 1996. A major focus of his work is on aviation projects with a specialty in airport restrooms. Since 2010, Jens has been responsible for the development and implementation of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport restroom…

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Stuart has extensive expertise directing complex aviation projects for the airport and airline industry. He has successfully managed all phases of the design process on a wide range of aviation projects. His broad project knowledge, aviation expertise and exceptional customer focus make him well suited to address the diverse aspects of airport terminal design and…

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Ken is a strong advocate for both inventive and responsive design as a project leader for both public and corporate clients at Alliiance. His background and experience as an award-winning designer, his natural communication skills, and his technical acumen are all assets that help him to address the design, budget, and schedule needs of each…

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Amber is a passionate sustainability advocate and brings fresh energy to design at Alliiance. She has been responsible for managing the LEED and B3 process for many of the firm’s projects, ensuring they meet the SB2030 Energy Standard and exceeding client goals and code standards. She excels at communication with client teams bringing all participants…

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With a strong belief in design excellence, Ernesto has led design teams on a wide variety of projects nationwide, including higher education, workplace, residential, and cultural buildings. He practices a collaborative design approach, with a passion for implementing design ideas from the big gestures to the smallest building details. A native of Puerto Rico, Ernesto…

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Anna has dedicated much of her professional career to designing leading-edge research facilities for both corporate and academic institutions. Her passion stems from her deep admiration for researchers whose work foster discoveries to tackle today’s challenges; from cancer and heart disease research to leading-edge robotics. Anna utilizes her strengths in comprehensive planning, client communication, and…

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Born in Brasilia, Brazil, Marcelo inherited his native country’s love for contemporary design. At Alliiance he has provided design leadership on a variety of projects, where he has exercised his unique passion for materiality and detailing to the benefit of his clients. In addition, Marcelo promotes dialogue and collaboration among designers working in various practice…

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Eric leads Alliiance’s international aviation practice and serves as the firm’s president. His first aviation architecture project was close to home: Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Since 1989, he has brought his design leadership to over 40 airports, from San Diego to Reunion Island. His passion is in enhancing passenger experience in all its permutations.…

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Ross is committed to achieving innovative and responsive designs that reflect a client’s vision for a project. He continually strives to understand and develop how the environment will best suit the client’s needs while maintaining a passion for creative, award winning design, and technical execution. Ross has applied his client-centric perspective to complex science and…

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April’s broad interior design expertise encompasses office, retail and hospitality projects, with a specialty in passenger-oriented airport terminal design. As a key member of Alliiance’s aviation team, she has worked at over 27 airports internationally. Several of her projects have garnered awards from industry organizations and publications. April brings a unique perspective to airports and…

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The design of the workplace is changing. Understanding how an organization’s culture and human behavior influences employee engagement is how Rochelle approaches workplace design. She seeks to understand the drivers and strategy behind each client’s business. Rochelle is skilled at bringing teams together to create consensus by quickly gaining the trust of clients and colleagues.…

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Julie is a compelling communicator of design ideas – both graphically and verbally – and brings strong leadership to a variety of project types at Alliiance. From simple additions and remodels to large-scale planning projects, she brings a holistic, pragmatic perspective to solving complex issues creatively and practically. Julie is adept at discerning vital matters…

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Jeff has extensive experience in leading planning and design efforts for Alliiance’s aviation practice at over 20 airports throughout the United States and Canada. His extensive work at MSP International Airport has focused on enhancing the passenger experience, including master planning, environmental assessments, concourse expansions, and numerous terminal renovations. Jeff shares his passion for a…

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Since joining Alliiance in 2005, Dan has evolved into a firm leader in retail and food and beverage for national, local, and boutique clients. Specializing in small project development and delivery, Dan has managed and designed lifestyle projects for clients nationwide in higher education facilities, hospitals, airports, and malls as well as prototype development. With…

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Ashley provides design leadership and oversight for Alliiance’s aviation practice. He has served as the lead designer for many of our firm’s signature aviation projects, sending him everywhere from Arkansas to Alaska and numerous points in between. Ashley has a reputation for keen aesthetic creativity blended with a pragmatism and solid technical ability. His design…

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Tom has led many of Alliiance’s high-profile projects, where he has proven to be adept at managing complex teams of specialized consultants for public clients. With experience in both the design and the construction industry, Tom understands the complex challenges of the building industry and is committed to keeping architects at the progressive forefront of…

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Mamie has served as lead designer on numerous life science, physical science and interdisciplinary building projects for both public and corporate clients. A skillful practitioner of thoughtful planning and inspired design, she works closely with clients to articulate a thorough project vision. A leader for our firm’s science and technology projects, and our overall sustainability…

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Deb’s passion lies in bringing clients’ vision to life through inventive and durable interiors. Since joining Alliiance in 2000, Deb has led visioning, programming, workplace strategy, design, and furnishings selection for workplace and public sector projects. In an ever-evolving world, Deb has used her knowledge and communication skills to develop and reinforce planning strategies and…

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As CFO at Alliiance, Cindy leads the firm’s financial and administrative operations including employee benefits, legal, banking, insurance, and support staff and has an uncommon acumen for what it takes to sustain and manage a successful architectural practice. She takes great pride in creating a tradition of client service that extends throughout our accounting and…

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Nina’s belief that architecture carries a social responsibility has led to her long-standing involvement and leadership in architectural education and a career focused on public work. Nina has led projects from predesign through building design and construction, with a special interest in how projects impact users and communities. She has considerable experience working with large…

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Cliff has specialized in Aviation and Terminal Planning since joining Alliiance in 1987. During this period, he has led a wide range of aviation projects at MSP Airport and manages the Minneapolis Airport Office for Alliiance. He’s served in community service roles for the City of Eden Prairie and the Twin Cities Airport Lions Club.…

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During a career that has encompassed practice, teaching and community leadership, Tom has built a reputation for innovative contemporary solutions that reflect the unique aspirations of the client while enhancing the community. Tom brings a holistic perspective to a client’s project and searches for clear and enriching solutions to complex problems. Since 1978, Tom has…

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Carey is committed to delivering exceptionally functional, forward-thinking designs for each client. Carey understands how the design of a physical environment contributes to an organization’s evolution, serving as a catalyst to progress. That’s why he enjoys working with idea-driven individuals who view each project as a pivotal opportunity to elevate their organization’s goals, mission, and…

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Paul has focused his career on creating sustainable environments that reflect place and purpose. In close collaboration with project stakeholders, Paul has designed numerous visitor centers, nature centers, environmental education and interpretation centers, camps, and recreational facilities. His projects have drawn inspiration in creating connections between the natural and built environment. An alumnus of the…

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Like Sting, Bruce Albinson simply goes by one name. Albi has led many of the firm’s retail projects, both in malls as well as in complex venues such as hospitals, banks, higher ed and airports. Skilled in all aspects of project delivery, he focuses on the design and management of multi-faceted retail and food and…

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