NEXUS is a growing team of hands-on thought leaders changing the building science landscape. Our Principals and Project Managers are licensed architects with over 100 years of combined specialty experience.
After seeing failures between plans and construction delivery, NEXUS was compelled to evolve from asking the questions to uncovering the crux and delivering the solution for advanced building envelope design.
Interested in joining Team NEXUS? Read more on our Careers page.
Todd has managed the design and renovation of municipal, commercial, retail, and healthcare facilities for over 16 years. He is experienced in condition assessments, roof evaluations, roof replacement design, materials installation, and air barrier systems testing. He oversees field testing, building envelope investigations, and facilitates communication between clients, contractors/manufacturers/consultants to define sustainable and cost effective solutions.
CxA+BE, BECxP, ITC-2
Ken has extensive experience as both an architect and a building envelope specialist. He is a skilled forensic investigator, with expertise performing building condition assessments, invasive and non-invasive evaluations of building envelope systems and building structures, building testing, and building code/life safety. He is a contributing author to the US Army Corps of Engineers Air Leakage Test Protocol for Building Envelopes, prepared in conjunction with the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA).
NCARB, RA, ITC-2
Dani has over 10 years of experience as an architect, with the last five years focused on building envelope design. She is a technical thinker, providing envelope design consulting, energy code analysis, and Independent Technical Reviews for Architects, Owners, and Contractors. She oversees all aspects of design work produced by NEXUS, including detailing, thermal and hygrothermal modeling, specifications, and permitting.
BUILDING SCIENCE SPECIALIST
Michael’s technical expertise has been shaped by his ground-up building envelope background and natural ability to grasp concepts quickly. He has 9 years of experience in the building science industry, including extensive training in building forensic investigations. Michael's unique perspective comes from being a building envelope consultant, contractor and roofing manufacturer technical representative.
CEI, ITC-2, sUAS PILOT
Brandon is a project manager with experience in construction, business development, and project management. He serves as our client’s single-point-of-contact for both business development and project management. This holistic approach provides clients with the continuity necessary to ensure the success of each project.
BUILDING SCIENCE TECHNICIAN
Jonathan is a jack-of-all trades technical expert responsible for managing the technical capabilities of NEXUS, including performing field testing and forensic investigations (both non-invasive and invasive). As an FAA-certified sUAS (drone) pilot, Jonathan is able to perform roof investigations and condition assessments of dangerous conditions without needing to be on the facility.
ITC-2, sUAS PILOT
BUILDING ENVELOPE DESIGNER
Cassie brings more than a decade of architectural design experience to her position as building envelope designer. She has specific experience in multiple markets, including large scale retail, education and mixed-use developments. One of Cassie’s greatest assets is her ability to quickly adapt to each project’s requirements.
In her role, she will produce drawing sets and will assist in the management of NEXUS’s design projects. She will also work with clients to obtain permits. Cassie is a graduate of the University of Idaho, where she earned a master’s degree in architecture.
BUILDING SCIENCE TECHNICIAN
A Pacific Northwest Native, Jesse has over 5 years of a blended background of hands-on construction experience and focused architectural learning. At NEXUS, Jesse has been able to merge his two backgrounds to perform field testing and investigative support. While in the office his drafting knowledge enables him to assist in preparing envelope details and construction documents. Outside of the office, Jesse and his wife are avid outdoor adventurers and can often be found cycling and exploring their favorite hiking spots
ADMIN AND MARKETING COORDINATOR
Mary specializes in getting things done, specifically in terms of marketing and administrative functions. Mary’s primary focus is assisting and organizing the team so they can focus on their work and meeting client needs. Outside the office she enjoys hikes with her dog, binge-watching sci-fi shows, game nights with friends, and staying busy.
NEXUS Credentials & certifications
With FAA-certified drone pilots on staff, as well as Level II Infrared (IR) Thermographers, NEXUS offers their clients an industry-leading level of expertise. Below is a list of certifications and credentials held by NEXUS personnel:
Architects licensed in: Washington, Oregon, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, and Utah
Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Providers (BECxP)
Commissioning Authority + Building Enclosure (CxA+BE)
OSPI Level 2 Building Condition Assessment Certified
Aerial Boom Lift & Scissor Lift Operator Certification
ITC Level I Thermographer (Infrared Training Center)
ITC Level II Thermographer (Infrared Training Center)
FAA Certified sUAS Pilot
Certified EIFS Inspector (CEI)