Our Team

We're a talented and diverse team that is always ready to respond to your needs.

Executive Team

  • Michael Wiencek Jr
    Michael A. Wiencek, Jr.
    Principal - President

    Michael Wiencek has a passion for making change in people’s lives. He founded Wiencek + Associates on that very principle, along with a mission to create an environment where other architects could be nurtured and challenged.

  • Brad Marson
    Brad Marson
    Principal - Executive VP & COO

    Brad has over 12 years of executive experience in real estate development, property management and business development. He specializes in improving operations, delivering excellence and continually growing a stellar team.

  • Ted Cage
    Ted Cage
    Principal - Vice President
    NCARB, Registered Architect

    Ted is a native Washingtonian who began his career at Wiencek more than 20 years ago after earning a Master’s Degree in Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis. His focus is on historic and affordable multifamily renovation.

  • Scott Matties
    Scott S. Matties
    Vice President

    Scott brings more than 25 yrs of experience in design and master planning of award-winning residential, commercial and institutional projects. His focus is affordable housing and senior communities in the DC metro area.

  • Troy Rog-Urman
    Troy Rog-Urman
    Vice President
    As an advocate for excellent community-focused design, Troy brings a dozen years of experience to his role.   An alumnus of Cornell University, he is also a strong believer in the power of education, mentorship, and volunteerism – in the office and beyond.
  • David Banta
    Associate | Senior Living
    David has practiced architecture for 34 years with an emphasis on designing senior living communities nationally over the last twenty years.  He is on the Advisory Group of the AIA’s Design for Aging  Knowledge Community and serves on the Advisory Editorial Board of Environments for Aging Magazine.

Our Staff

  • Brittani Garza
    Contract Administrator

    Brittani earned a BS degree in Business Management from Rivier University in Nashua, NH where she also captained the women’s Field Hockey team.  She is a strong problem solver who enjoys multitasking, analyzing operations to identify solutions that improve work flows and maximize business processes.

  • Marc Alberstadt
    Marc Alberstadt
  • Ryan Anderson
    Ryan Anderson
    RA, ASID

    Ryan received a Master’s of Architecture from Tulane University in 2011. He joined Wiencek + Associates in 2016 after spending the start of his career in construction doing estimation, specification review, and technical drawing.

  • Ryan Buell
    Ryan Buell
    Project Manager

    Ryan brings a unique experience of over 14 years in both Architecture and Construction, having worked on various Residential, Education, Master Planning, Historic Preservation, and Government projects. Ryan has an astute way of combining his experience of commercial Architectural with the sensitivity to detail of the high end residential markets and budget conscience public work.

  • Deborah Holveg
    Deborah Holveg
    Project Architect

    Deborah brings 20+ years of experience in Design and Production on Commercial Mixed-Use, Multi-family, Healthcare and Transit oriented projects. She is highly skilled in code and site analysis, and Historic Preservation.

  • Fiona Lougheed
    Fiona Lougheed
    Project Architect

    Fiona earned a Bachelors of Architecture degree from Virginia Tech and has spent the past 7+ years working on high-rise residential project primarily in concrete/steel construction. She is very passionate about the architectural industry.

  • Sylvan Miles
    Sylvan Miles
    Project Manager

    Mr. Miles brings 10+ years of experience in all phases from concept design to construction administration on multi-family, commercial, residential, interiors and master planning projects. All with a high degree of quality.

  • Gia Pontes
    Gia Pontes
    Staff Architect

    Gia came to Washington, D.C. in 1997 from Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she studied Journalism. She then completed a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture at The Catholic University of America.

  • Li Ren

    Li has more than 5 years of experience in Multi-Family Residential, Affordable housing, Mixed-Use, Senior housing projects in the D.C. metropolitan area. He has built a strong connection with the local architects’ community and thrives in developing schematic designs.

  • Carl Skooglund
    Carl Skooglund
    Project Manager
    AIA, CDT

    Since joining the field of architecture in 1986 Carl has held positions in small & large architecture firms and a non-profit housing developer. He has experience in both new construction and renovation projects.

  • Krutika Shah
    Krutika Shah
    Project Architect
    Krutika joined Wiencek- Associates with 6+ yrs of experience in public and private sector in mainly Metropolitan Washington area. A graduate of Urban Design from Carnegie Mellon University, she has worked on master planning, civic architecture, and sustainable design projects.
  • Kumi Wickramanayaka
    Kumi Wickramanayaka
    Staff Architect
    LEED Green Assoc.

    Kumi joined Wiencek-Associates after earning her Master of Architecture at the University of Cincinnati where she participated in their prestigious CO-OP program giving her valuable experience in producing construction documents for new construction senior multifamily housing.

  • Vasilka Stoycheva
    Project Architect
    LEED Green Associate

    Vasilka has over 18 years experience in all phases of architectural design and construction document production. Versatile experience on renovation and new construction projects, space planning, multifamily, affordable housing and hospitality projects.

  • Saakshi Terway
    Saakshi Terway
    Staff Architect
    Assoc. AIA

    Saakshi joined Wiencek-Associates in 2017 after earning her Master of Architecture degree as well as her certification in Sustainable Landscape Design from the University of Cincinnati. She worked as a licensed architect in India and gathered experience in different fields before completing her masters.

We're always looking for the best in the industry. If you're interested in joining the team, send your resume along.


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