Kaveh Khatibloo, Co-CEO
Kaveh brings over 20 years of architecture, design, and project management experience to Stillwater, though his passion for this industry began at a very young age. Growing up in a family of architects, Kaveh followed in their footsteps by first receiving his degree in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Since then, he has honed his skills in a number of ways, including managing a successful residential design consulting firm and overseeing hundreds of custom home projects. Kaveh’s career includes more than two decades of working and managing for some of the largest prefabricated home companies in United States. In his spare time, Kaveh enjoys sailing, cooking, camping, and spending time with his family.
“Our client relationships are what make Stillwater so unique and at the forefront of the prefab industry.” -Kaveh
John Morgan, Co-CEO
John has 23 years of experience in executive positions during which he managed a wide range of functions including strategic planning, vendor relations, contract negotiations, and multi-tiered sales organizations. He has a strong track record of success in many areas, among then identifying efficiencies, business development, and employee retention. Born and raised in the Seattle area, John graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Business & Economics. He is passionate about building, growing, and improving our business through meaningful customer interaction. Outside of the office, you might find John golfing, hiking, or training for his next triathlon. A two-time Ironman finisher, he is also actively involved in local youth sports and Boy Scouts of America.
“Working at Stillwater provides the opportunity to follow my passion and work with innovative, intelligent professionals.” – John
Michael Kindzierski, Project Manager – Southern California
Michael joins us with 24 years of architecture and project management experience. Highlights include serving as the Master Planning Architect for a 1.75 million square foot development in Ohio, as well as the Lead Architect for the Urban Land Institute award-winning Bethesda Row development. Originally from New Jersey, Michael received his Architecture degree from Mississippi State University. He is passionate about improving the quality of design and services in the architecture industry through refining the process, which is what drew him to Stillwater. In his spare time, Michael enjoys paddleboarding and surfing in San Diego, and is involved with community organizations focused on ending homelessness and protecting the coastal environment.
“Stillwater Dwellings is a family, collaborative atmosphere of exceptionally talented professionals who share a dedication to providing exceptional design to homeowners nationwide.” – Michael
Tracy Waterman, Sales Administrator
Tracy brings over 10 years of sales experience, including time with a technology startup. Her background suits our fast-paced environment perfectly, as does her mastery of Salesforce and other advanced business applications. A lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest, Tracy earned her BA in Business Management, with a minor in French, from Western Washington University. Outside of her work with us at Stillwater, Tracy enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, as well as playing the ukulele. She is also a volunteer driver for the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
“I love the thoughtful design applied in an efficient and customized way for our clients” – Tracy
Glenn Timmons, Design Studio Manager
From Shanghai to New York to Seattle, Glenn has spent his 12 year career focused on high-end residential design. He earned his B.A. in Architecture, with a minor in Fine Arts, at Clemson University before completing his double Masters in Architecture and Urban Design at Washington University in St. Louis. Originally from Murray, Kentucky, he enjoys mountain biking, skiing, and passing along his architecture skills to his son in the form of Legos. Glenn is passionate about beautiful, efficient design and creating spaces that are both memorable and special. He is also involved with ARCADE, a Seattle- based nonprofit that creates opportunities for sharing ideas about design culture and the built environment.
“Stillwater has a great team and a great mission. I’m excited to be part of a company that can provide design focused solutions with such efficiency and flexibility.” – Glenn
Andrew Wisdom, Senior Architect
Andrew has a long history in the field of architecture, with over 26 years of experience. He has worked on numerous high-profile projects, including the Bellevue Art Museum and glass artist Dale Chihuly’s personal home. Andrew is originally from Redlands, California and after studying architecture at the Balin Technical Institute, he served in the US Air Force before returning to architecture. He enjoys mentoring the next generation of designers and leads by example, emphasizing a balance of art and quality control. When not hard at work exceeding clients’ dreams, he can be found golfing or cooking the best chili you’ll ever eat.
“I love working with an amazing team to give clients a top-quality product.” – Andrew
Michal Okonski, Design Project Manager
Michal has an extensive architecture education including two degrees, a lighting design certificate and a BA in Architecture with a concentration in sustainable systems. He is passionate about architecture and how it can improve the lives and experience of end users. Michal has three years of experience working in architecture and several years of experience in design related fields. In his free time, Michal enjoys the outdoors, cycling, music and reading.
“I’m excited about working on Stillwater projects and to bring my expertise to the team.” – Michal
Ryan Albrecht, Design Project Manager
Ryan brings nearly 20 years of architectural experience to the Stillwater Design Studio. Hailing from Newton, Illinois, Ryan earned his degree in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois. Prior to relocating to the Pacific Northwest, he worked for an architecture firm Chicago for four years. Ryan has extensive experience in residential plan development and loves to see well-conceived plans executed with a high degree of craftsmanship. Outside of Stillwater, he enjoys spending time with loved ones. He is also actively involved in his church as an Elder.
“I was drawn to Stillwater by the modern design style that strips away any unnecessary elements.” – Ryan
Kayne Halliday, Architectural Drafter
Though early in his career, Kayne already has six years of experience as an architectural drafter. Originally from California, Kayne grew up in Central Oregon where he studied mechanical and architectural design at Lane College. Before joining Stillwater, he was part of a team who won the gold medal for National Housing Quality. Professionally, he is passionate about collaborating in the creative process to design high-quality residential buildings. Outside of Stillwater, Kayne is an outdoorsman who enjoys archery, rock climbing, kayaking, and camping in addition to creative pursuits such as dancing, drawing, and building furniture.
“I was interested in the style of housing and level of customization Stillwater is focused on. I have always wanted to be more involved in the design of contemporary homes.” – Kayne
Joseph Debnar, Architectural Drafter
Joseph has an impressive 26 years of architectural drafting experience and has recently relocated to the Seattle area from Alaska. Although born in Arizona, he has spent the majority of his life in Anchorage where he attended Charter College. In Alaska, he worked on many prominent projects including the iconic Alaska Wild Berry store and factory, as well as numerous high-end residences which have been featured in print and film. Outside of Architecture, Joseph enjoys recreational gold mining, restoring classic cars, and is an active member of the Midnight Sun Street Rod Association. He is passionate about design functionality, alignments, natural light, and building dreams—all of which make him the perfect addition to our team.
“Stillwater is the cure for the common square box home.” – Joseph
Avneet Madan, Architectural Intern
We are excited to have Avneet join us for an internship during her 7th semester of study at Chandigarh College of Architecture in Chandigarh, India (her hometown). Though still a student, she has won various national-level competitions and is already considering how she can make a difference in society through architecture. When not working hard on her studies, she enjoys reading and making delicious cakes.
“I sought out Stillwater because of their sleek, modern designs, design process, and attention to detail.” -Avneet
James Croft, Production Manager
As a tradesman, a project architect, and project manager with close to 20 years of design, construction, and business management experience, James brings a wealth of knowledge into every Stillwater Dwellings project. Having designed and/or built over 40 homes throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, and Colorado, James utilizes his knowledge and expertise to serve as Stillwater Dwellings’ Sr. Project Manager for all projects during the construction phase. He coordinates the majority of activities for panel manufacturing and component ordering and serves as the Stillwater Dwellings liaison with each homeowner’s site contractor from Permit to Occupancy.
“I enjoy doing quality work that impresses our customers.” – James
Jennifer Ahia, Designer/Production Coordinator
Jennifer has 17 years of architectural and yacht design experience. She is originally from The Big Island of Hawaii, where she attended University of Hawaii, Hilo. During her time on the island, she worked on numerous projects and won an affordable housing design competition. We’re very happy to have her here in Seattle, where she enjoys reading, cooking, Netflix binging (old TV shows are a favorite), traveling, and volunteering at a local food bank. Jennifer has an intuitive ability to bring a client’s vision to life—in her words, to “make it real.”
“I love that the level of communication at Stillwater is so strong. This is imperative when working on many complex projects,” -Jennifer
Lukas Myers, Production Drafter
Lukas has over ten years of experience in residential construction and drafting. He recently moved to Seattle from South Dakota, where he grew up and attended South Dakota State University, as well as Southeast Technical Institute. Lukas is passionate about designing quality homes that make living as comfortable as possible. Outside of professional pursuits, Lukas has many interests including concerts, hiking, snowboarding, live comedy, and sports.
“I was excited for a career at Stillwater because of both the work environment and the homes themselves.” -Lukas
Christine Ramakrishnan, Director of Marketing
Christine is a Marketing and Design veteran with over 20 years of experience in the field. She specializes in helping small businesses achieve growth and success through a holistic marketing and branding approach. This work has taken her all over the US and world, including New York City, Austin, Chicago, India, Singapore, and France. Originally from Connecticut, Christine earned her BA in Design from Simmons College and her MFA in Design from Boston University. Throughout her career, she has been passionate about beautiful, thoughtful design and the excitement of establishing a company’s footprint. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family relaxing, skiing, camping, or planning their next travel adventure.
“Stillwater is the only company that maintains the highest architectural design integrity by drawing cues from the great architects of the past and developing them into an original masterpiece of their own for today’s sophisticated client.” – Christine
Emily Ryan, Office Manager
Emily has over ten years of marketing and administrative experience at both large and small companies. Born and raised in the greater Seattle area, Emily obtained her B.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Washington and remains a lifelong Husky fan. She enjoys live music, a good glass of wine, and spending time with her Shiba Inu, Banks (who you may see around the office from time to time). Emily is also a volunteer with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
“Being in the company of Stillwater’s highly experienced and intelligent team raises the bar for us all as we continue to push the boundaries of prefab design.” – Emily
Tonya Hamman, Administrative Assistant
Tonya brings Stillwater the efficiencies gleaned in over 20 years of administrative support experience in various industries, including fine art, food, and industrial manufacturing. After graduating from Webster University in her hometown of St. Louis, she relocated to Seattle where she has worked with some of the area’s most well-regarded companies. One such highlight was her time at Chihuly Studio, where she was given the opportunity to be the Donations Coordinator, a rewarding and fulfilling experience. When she’s not helping Stillwater run smoothly and efficiently, she can be found cooking, gardening, and boating around the Puget Sound. Tonya is currently starting a Community Garden in her neighborhood to make access to fresh produce easier.
“I like supporting a company that is all about creating something design forward and interesting to me, which is how I found Stillwater” – Tonya