OUTTHINKING
ORDINARY.

AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS
FROM COAST TO COAST

WHO WE ARE

Todd & Associates brings architecture to life with an unrelenting drive to break through the limits of what’s possible. It all begins with passionate, creative professionals with a genuine desire to understand the clients’ unique needs and contribute to their overall success. We then deliver customized solutions that integrate the disciplines of architecture, planning and landscape architecture to create a strong sense of place for each community. It’s this philosophy that has built a legacy of strong relationships with builders, clients and partners since 1981. With offices in Phoenix, Arizona, we are experienced in a diverse range of project types across the U.S., such as residential, senior living, student housing, mixed-use environments, hotels, resorts and places of worship.

THE MISSION OF TODD & ASSOCIATES IS TO DELIVER CREATIVE SOLUTIONS

We deliver creative solutions that spring from our passion for excellence and enduring design. Core Values: Dream Big – We believe that even the biggest dreams can come true. As innovators and designers, we take risks, we embrace change, and we work collectively toward a common goal: Excellence. Work Hard – We are firm believers in doing things the right way. And the right way involves passion, hard work and accountability. We are curious. We explore and we experiment, while always advocating for and supporting our clients through the process. Play Fair – We treat everyone the way we want to be treated: With respect, honesty, ethics and empathy. Have Fun – We believe in enjoying our work and finding a balance in our personal lives. Life is too short not to be enjoyed.Make a Difference – We have a responsibility to improve the lives not only of ourselves, but those of our community, today and for years to come.

LEADING
BY EXAMPLE

While instilling our vision, values and culture, the principals of Todd & Associates define our direction by setting our course and carrying forth our mission. Our professional staff includes registered architects, landscape architects, certified planners and LEED Accredited Professionals who bring an unrivaled level of expertise and innovation to our craft.

GARY D. TODD, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C®

GARY D. TODD, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C®

Gary is the President and founding Principal of Todd & Associates with more than 36 years of design and leadership experience. Since founding the firm in 1981, he has completed a number of award-winning projects of significant scale and complexity throughout the continental United States and Hawaii. Gary has extensive experience in the design of residential, senior and hospitality, as well as college and university projects. His devotion to the client’s purpose, goal and vision serves as a key factor in the ongoing success of the firm.

DANIEL P. BRUSNAHAN, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C®

DANIEL P. BRUSNAHAN, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C®

As a Practice Area Leader, Dan provides leadership to further the firm’s reputation, relationships, experience and expertise in the areas of senior living communities and religious facility design. While participating in establishing a vision and direction for projects, Dan builds consensus with and inspires team members to optimize performance through a positive and innovative approach to the firm’s projects. As an industry leader, Dan has presented at several senior living and religious conferences.

JAMES A. FAVATA, RA, LEED® AP BD+C®

JAMES A. FAVATA, RA, LEED® AP BD+C®

James brings over 30 years of experience in architecture, dedicating his efforts to sustainable design, client needs and creating successful projects from initial concept to completion. His experience spans a broad range of project types, ranging from mixed-use, urban-infill, multi-family, hospitality, commercial and college and university commissions. As Practice Area Leader, James successfully leads his team while collaborating with clients to create memorable projects. He works directly with our clients to ensure that their vision is implemented and built, using the latest technology and quality materials.

CRAIG STOFFEL, ARCHITECT

CRAIG STOFFEL, ARCHITECT

Craig directs the overall design product quality of the firm through his leadership and management of the project design process. He provides guidance and mentoring to project design personnel and team members. Craig also collaborates with clients, consultants and others throughout the design process. His thoughtfulness in conception as well as execution demonstrates his broad creative range, resulting in unique and memorable solutions shaped by the aspirations of our clients.

DEANN GATES

DEANN GATES

As Director of Business Development, Deann is accountable for raising the bar for all business development and marketing-related initiatives for the firm. Deann is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to position Todd & Associates so as to attract quality clients and projects that result in long-lasting relationships and success of the firm. Deann is passionate in making sure the firm makes a high level of commitment to the delivery of promises made. She leads in cultivating new and existing relationships across all disciplines and provides leadership in establishing brand awareness for the firm.

KAREN TODD

KAREN TODD

Karen has over 32 years of diverse experience, leading the administrative services provided by the firm, including accounting and human resources. Her financial expertise includes corporate accounting, financial reporting, and administrative contracts oversight and reporting. Karen also oversees the human resources aspect of the firm, including employee benefits, compensation and health & wellness programs.

SHELLEY CHALMERS-RANNEY

SHELLEY CHALMERS-RANNEY

As Director of Operations, Shelley is responsible for enthusiastically raising the bar for all operational-related activities of the firm. Shelley collaborates with and teaches other people in the firm to ensure Todd & Associates continues to excel at a very high level of operations. With over 15 years of experience in the architectural profession, Shelley works closely with project teams and clients to ensure that the client’s design expectations are not only met but exceeded while ensuring profitable projects for the firm.

BRAD WINKLER

BRAD WINKLER

Brad joined Todd & Associates in 1987 and leads the firm’s efforts in planning and landscape architectural design. Brad’s work demonstrates an appreciation of regional distinctions through the use of native materials, site-specific plant palettes, and local landscape typologies. He is committed to sustainability and design excellence in every setting. Brad’s passion is rooted in creating places that meet today’s needs, supports the well-being of individuals, and provides positive experiences through creative design.

GARY D. TODD, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C®

GARY D. TODD, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C®

DANIEL P. BRUSNAHAN, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C®

DANIEL P. BRUSNAHAN, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C®

JAMES A. FAVATA, RA, LEED® AP BD+C®

JAMES A. FAVATA, RA, LEED® AP BD+C®

CRAIG STOFFEL, ARCHITECT

CRAIG STOFFEL, ARCHITECT

DEANN GATES

DEANN GATES

KAREN TODD

KAREN TODD

SHELLEY CHALMERS-RANNEY

SHELLEY CHALMERS-RANNEY

BRAD WINKLER

BRAD WINKLER

YOUR INSPIRING,
INNOVATIVE PARTNER

We take great pride in living these words every day. This simple but meaningful phrase is our foundation, our rallying cry, our commitment to our customers. And we ensure that everything we do is in alignment with it. INSPIRING From the top down, it is everyone’s job to promote teamwork and growth by educating, addressing different challenges every day, and enabling team members to develop their unique abilities on an ongoing basis. INNOVATIVE With an eye on the future, Todd & Associates is constantly seeking out the new and different. We push the standards, exceeding client expectations and breaking through the limits of what is possible. Because we are never satisfied with the status quo, constantly learning, growing and making strides to make every project better than the last. PARTNER Our team of dedicated architects, planners and consultants play a significant role in achieving customer goals. We are driven by a genuine desire to understand the big picture – to think of the client’s needs first – and provide customized solutions designed specifically for their success.

AWARDS

Our approach at Todd & Associates is collaborative in nature, bringing the best people and their thinking to the table to create extraordinary results. We exhaust all possible ideas for unique, creative, aesthetic and functional designs.

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