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

President and Founding Principal

Gary is the President and founding Principal of Todd & Associates with more than 40 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

Principal, Director of Senior Living

As Director of Senior Living, Dan provides leadership to further the firm’s reputation, relationships, experience, and expertise in the area of senior living communities and worship communities. 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 such as Arizona ALFA, LeadingAge, and the National Association of Home Builders.

James A. Favata, RA, LEED AP BD+C

James brings over 32 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. 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

Director of Design

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.

Karen Todd

Director of Administration Services

Karen has over 35 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

Director of Operations

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 18 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, RLA

Vice President

Brad began his professional career with Todd & Associates in 1987. A key design leader in Landscape Architecture his 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.

Steve Voorhees, RLA

Director of Landscape Architecture

Steve Voorhees is an award-winning Landscape Architect with over 36 years of experience in site design, planning, landscape design, and project leadership. He has successfully designed and managed projects throughout the southwest, including Arizona, California, Utah, and Nevada. He brings to each project a passion for creating vibrant and stimulating environments that engage the senses and enhance the user’s experience. His work reflects a deep commitment that the natural and built environments should feel seamless and purposeful.

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.

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