WJA Design Collaborative
is pleased to announce the progression of its leadership,
including a newly appointed PRICIPAL
and introducing several new ASSOCIATE positions
Eliot Price | Principal
Eliot is by no means a new face to WJA Design Collaborative, having been with the firm for over 21 years. We are exceptionally pleased to have Eliot as a partner. In his new role as one of the principals, he will continue to bring a wealth of knowledge and profound management skills to others in the firm. Eliot is well respected and has led by example, being a solid professional and incredibly skilled architect. We know that Eliot will lead us all to greater accomplishments.
Dan Callan | Principal Emeritus
For those of you who have been following us over the years, you know we owe Dan Callan a debt of gratitude in helping reestablish the firm in 2014, providing guidance and wisdom that has allowed us to maintain a culture that is very important to our successes. As Principal Emeritus, Dan will continue to be a resource to draw from on our journey forward, even if he does this from the shores of Lake Chelan, or sailing the waters and relaxing somewhere in the San Juans or Mexico.
Alyssa Killmer | Associate
Alyssa Killmer has been our background warrior since we started WJA-dc back up in 2014. She was really encouraging when the idea of reviving WJA came about and has been a key member to the firms’ success the past 8 years. Even through the stresses of her position, she brings a calm and level-headed demeanor to the firm and her work. With her hard work and dedication, we are delighted to announce her new title as Associate and Marketing Director.
Doug Heit | Associate
Senior Structural Engineer
Doug Heit is WJA Design Collaborative’s longest standing employee, clocking in at 28 years, 6 months and counting. He is a Senior Structural Engineer who has immeasurable expertise to share. He has a succinct, calculated, and detail-oriented approach to every project, but above all else, he is a pleasure to work with. Doug is irreplaceable and WJA-dc would not be where we are today without his dedication and love for structural engineering. His new Associate title is one of the most deserved titles within the firm.
Matt Suhadolnik | Associate
Landscape Architect - Planner
Matt Suhadolnik officially joined WJA-dc Design Collaborative in 2016 and brought a wealth of knowledge and management skills to the firm. He also helped us expand our services to include Landscape Architecture and Site Planning. Matt is an extremely reliable colleague and team member. He is a big piece of the continued success of the company. We would like to recognize his new Associate role within WJA.
Clint Treat | Associate
Clint Treat is an Architect who has been with WJA through all the transitions since 2006. He left briefly but couldn’t come back fast enough when he heard wind of WJA-dc reopening in 2014. Clint has been back with WJA since day one of its rebirth, over 8 years ago, and has had a big hand in growing the company with his architectural and technical expertise. We are excited to name Clint as an Associate and Senior Architect.
Our office is located in the Western Building in Historic Pioneer Square, which has seen many changes in its life. It has lived through the industrial revolution, seen cobble streets, served occupants from manufacturing, auto repair, antique warehouse, skateboard shop and artists lofts. It is now our home, and we are happy to be part of it's rich history.
Greg Nespor, AIA, NCARB
Greg Nespor is a licensed Architect with more than 33 years’ experience. He has designed a wide range of project types for the public clients, private developers, and the Department of Defense.
As the firm’s architectural lead, Greg is well versed in all phases of design and management, including pre-design, programming, site selection, master planning efforts, cost and value engineering, construction document preparation, constructability review and specification writing.
Greg is actively involved in every stage of the project, from contract negotiations to project closeout. He places an emphasis on integrated design to maintain seamless coordination between disciplines.
At the onset of every new project, Greg performs programming charrettes and eco-charrettes to ensure the overall project is properly and effectively managed and all criteria and goals are met or exceeded.
Todd is a Senior Structural Engineer with a long history of delivering innovative, resourceful, and economical engineering solutions for award winning Public, Private and Federal projects.
He is experienced in all aspects of structural engineering for buildings and non-building structures including pre-design, design, construction, deconstruction, conditions assessment, feasibility studies, and hazard risk assessment. Clients seek Todd for his ability to listen, examine, and develop engineering solutions while providing excellent communication to implement the solutions.
Todd provides structural engineering services that focus on a building's use, safety and cost which are all dramatically affected by the choice and detailing of its structural framework. He appreciates the design process and gains satisfaction by contributing to important projects in a meaningful way.
C. Todd St. George, P.E., S.E.
SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
Eliot Price, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Eliot Price is an architect who brings a wealth of knowledge to any project, resulting in high performance buildings that maximize value for clients.
From project inception through completion of construction, Eliot is skilled at delivering thorough design services through the life of a project. His experience is broad, including all aspects of design services and a spectrum of building types using a variety of project delivery methods. His insight into design and construction yields successful projects that exceed clients’ expectations.
Alyssa Killmer is the head of marketing and works closely with the Principals and Senior staff to plan and implement business development opportunities. She is responsible for managing and facilitating proposals and statements of qualifications, including subconsultant coordination. She also analyzes data and creates original content and graphics for proposals, awards submittals, and promotional materials for the firm.
SENIOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
Matthew Suhadolnik, PLA, LEED AP
Matt Suhadolnik is a Professional Landscape Architect and LEED Accredited Professional who brings a strong background in site planning, restoration and low-impact development for public and private sectors with emphasis on sustainable site design. He has a wide range of project management and design experience that includes federal, municipal and community facilities, transit facilities, streetscapes, college campus additions and renovations, multi-family residential, sports fields and regional parks. Matt leads WJA’s site planning and landscape architecture team and enjoys working collaboratively with other design disciplines and project stakeholders to create cohesive and multi-functional site design solutions.
Clint Treat, AIA
Clint Treat first joined WJA Design Collaborative in 2006. During his career, Clint has elevated and sustained WJA-dc's design performance, discipline collaboration, and modeling expertise. As an architect, Clint has experience in a range of project types including private residences, dormitories, hospitality, and administrative and training facilities for a variety of clients including the Department of Defense, State and Local Agencies, and the private sector. Clint is proficient at achieving client goals while preserving conceptual vision and solving the faceted organization of a given project. Clint carries a philosophy aligned with WJA-dc’s mission that the best idea wins, and any individual can contribute to the solution. Clint strives to better the design abilities of those around him and thrives on sharing his knowledge as a collaborative spirit.
SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
Douglas Heit, P.E., S.E.
Doug Heit is a Professional Structural Engineer who enjoys working in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment. He is skilled in understanding the diverse needs of Owners, Architects, Contractors, and Fabricators on every project, and transforming complex constraints into practical solutions. Doug has extensive experience engineering complex federal facilities throughout the United States, ranging from multi-family mid-rise housing to mission-critical operations buildings.
Dan Callan, AIA, DBIA, LEED AP
Melissa Caviezel, RA, LEED AP BD+C
Austin Cudworth, P.E., S.E.
Jeffery Brajcich, AIA
Margaret (Peg) Manuel, AIA, LEED AP
Ryan White, AIA
Young Song, RA, LEED AP BD+C
Collin Foxley, P.E., S.E.