Gary Godden


As one of the firm's founding principals, Gary has been the driving force in establishing our firm's philosophy, values, and expertise in the housing industry. The son of artist parents, Gary found architecture to be a satisfying marriage of the technical and the artistic.

Scott Sudik

Principal - AIA, NCARB

Scott has always loved art; he has found that Architecture is a way to express his artistic passion in a practical manner. It’s finding a simplistic solution to a complicated problem and the connection that is created between the user and the product that pushes Scott to design.

Paul Brady

Principal - AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, CGP

Paul loves putting things together and architecture is the perfect blend of creative and technical challenges. Having the opportunity to design hundreds of people’s homes is a humbling and rewarding process that together with satisfying those project’s complex goals is exciting.

Alex Jewett

Associate Principal

Alex, a Colorado Native, grew up building houses with his Dad and always enjoyed exploring his artistic side. The confluence of these two passions led him to study Architecture at the University of Colorado where he received a B. of Environmental Design and a M. of Architecture.

Alex Duran

Project Architect

Alex grew up with every Lego set available. He translated that passion into studying architecture at Lawrence Tech Univ. in Southfield, MI. For most of his career he has focused on multi-family design and construction, everything from townhomes to midrise dwellings.

Brenda Harvey

Project Manager

Brenda’s passion for architecture includes thought, science, and the process of bringing an idea to life.  It offers new challenges and opportunities to learn everyday and is one of the few professions where you can physically experience the full effect of your creation.

Jennifer Jess

Project Architect

For Jen architecture is the juggling act of satisfying municipal requirements, design review boards, and site constraints, without losing sight of the homeowners’ vision. Jen’s responsibility is to listen; her joy is to use her creative skills to make their ideas a reality.

Heather Murphy

Project Manager

As a native New Yorker, Heather moved to Colorado to enjoy the great outdoors. She has always been interested in architecture, and with 15 plus years of experience in both single and multi family residential, she brings expertise and passion to our firm.

Scott Roberts

Project Manager

Scott’s first job after completing an unrelated undergrad degree was in the graphics department of a large architecture firm. He knew within a week that he wanted to pursue a career in architecture. Since grad school, he has focused on honing his custom residential design skills.

Kellie Rowan

Operations Manager

Kellie is a Colorado native who has always loved helping others. She found the perfect home at GSA where she assists staff and clients in fulfilling their goals. She has always been drawn to beautiful buildings so it’s no wonder she ended up working with people who create them.

Rick Sall

Project Designer - Associate AIA

Rick’s lifelong love affair with architecture began at age 6. A passion driven from creating Lego buildings and exploring new homes lead to learning everything that goes into building a home, and then to his professional dream of designing dream homes - hopefully cool ones.

Chris Walla

Project Architect

Born in Chicago, raised in Colorado, and a graduate from the University of Kansas, being an architect has always been Chris’ ambition. With a wide range of project experience, Chris is dedicated to creativity, teamwork, problem solving, and experiencing the built environment.

Tim Williams

Senior Project Manager

With his respect for the environment and an appreciation of world art and culture, Tim combined a perpetual curiosity of how things are assembled through practice and innovation in his architectural pursuit of being consciously creative.

Christopher Cherabie

Christopher traveled extensively growing up, which led to a passion for studying the diversity of the built environment. He excelled at the Univ. of Colorado & earned the AIA Henry Adams Medal. Chris' architectural focus is tailored to single-family production and custom homes.

Lukas Cameron

Lifelong Buckeye but proud Coloradoan, Lukas spent his childhood disassembling and rebuilding whatever he could get his hands on. He finds nothing more rewarding than seeing something transform from pieces into a whole, so it was only natural that Architecture became his passion.

Kelsey Dague

Since age 12, architecture has been Kelsey’s known path. She followed that passion to CU Boulder where she received a degree in Environmental Design.  Since graduation, she has had the opportunity to work here at Godden Sudik, without ever leaving her home state of Colorado.

Michael Feo

Born and raised in California, Michael received his Bachelors in CA, M.Arch in Shanghai, and D.Arch in Hawaii. For Michael, architecture is the blend of law, science, and art. Michael enjoys the multifacetedness of design and is excited to create buildings that tell a story.

Don Gibson

Don's interest in problem solving, creativity, and the love of the outdoors led him into architecture.  He loves creating efficient spaces that are not only functional but unique.  For most of his career he has focused on single family construction, large custom homes, and remodels.

Linda Hazen

Linda has business experience with instituting organizational strategies, measures for continuous improvements and efficient business operations. With her professionalism and strong communication skills she enjoys building strong alliances with external customers as well as internal teams. Her innate drive to succeed and overall zest for life enable her to be an asset to GSA.

Nadezhda Hoff

Since childhood, Nadezha has enjoyed using a pencil and a watercolor to express her thoughts and sketch design ideas. She finished Voronezh State Architectural and Engineering University in Russia. Later she developed a strong interest in construction and how aesthetics, function and structure influence each other in design. This interest led her to get her M. Architecture at the UC Denver.

Will Johnson

Will was born in Houston, TX but moved to CO when he was 10. He attended UC Boulder for Architecture. Antonio Gaudi and Frank Lloyd Wright inspired him to become an Architect. When Will was younger, he thought only good Artists and Architects could change the world. Now that he's older, he realized that it's the good, honest and sincere people that change the world everyday.

Matthew Rodgers

Matt’s passion for architecture developed from his many years of experience building custom homes. His experience motivated him to complete both his Bachelor Degree in Environmental Design and Master of Architecture, at the University of Colorado.

Jenny Smiley

For Jenny, architecture is the understanding of a spatial experience and a personal interpretation of how space is utilized. This Colorado native is not only inspired by her surroundings but also by her personal experiences and eye for design.

Kim Spencer

Growing up Kim had passion for creativity and wanted to leave her mark on the world in a tangible way. After graduating with a degree in architecture, Kim worked for 7 years in Hospitality design. She has now transitioned to Godden|Sudik where she continues to create and inspire.

Brandon Tripp

Brandon grew up drawing every chance he got and building anything he could.  It was inevitable that he study Architecture at Iowa State University.  His drive comes from the challenge and complexity of Architecture and designing spaces that the community can enjoy.

Adam Vahling

Adam was born and raised in Colorado. His love for architecture began while assisting his father in custom home remodels. His continued interest in the field led him to CU-Boulder where he obtained his Bachelor's in Architecture, followed by his Master's of Architecture in 2015.

Mike Weigel

Quality Control Manager

Since Mike was a kid he was curious how buildings go together. With an enthusiasm to draft, he set course for architecture and the home building industry. His diversity of experience gave him the tools to produce a variety of projects including commercial and his own PUD process.

Hunter Wells

Born and raised in The Woodlands Texas, Hunter has always had a passion for architecture, loving the artistry of it all. He graduated from SCAD Savannah in 2016 with his Bachelors in Architecture and is now attending CU Denver with the goal of receiving his Masters in Architecture.

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