The professional team at Stillwater Dwellings™ brings together more than 50 years of combined residential architectural design and custom building experience to each new home.
Matthew was a senior associate with the prominent Seattle architectural firm of Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects. There he participated in a wide range of residential projects before leaving in 2004 to form Stannard Architects, and later Stillwater Dwellings. Prior to moving to Seattle, his professional career included stints with firms in Wellington, New Zealand and London, including Terry Farrell and Partners. Matthew is the chief architect and visionary at Stillwater Dwellings.
Kaveh’s background includes more than 15 years in sales and operations management for some of the biggest names in the systems built housing industry. In addition, he has managed a successful residential design consulting firm and brings an extensive background in project management, sales, and architecture. Kaveh leads Stillwater’s sales team.
Jana has over 14 years of experience working on a wide range of architectural projects. She has managed all phases of a project from programming to design, from construction documentation to construction administration and project management. Jana earned her undergraduate degree at Brandeis University and her Masters of Architecture degree at University of Pennsylvania.
As a tradesman, a project architect, and a 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 serve as Stillwater Dwellings Senior 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.
Joey joined Stillwater Dwellings in 2014 and brings over 16 years of experience in residential and multi-family architecture. Joey’s command of all phases of a project lend to his role as Architect and Project Manager at Stillwater. He earned his architectural degree at University of Cincinnati.
Tracy recently joined Stillwater as our Sales Administrator. Her sales experience with a young tech company that quickly grew from 5 to over 100 employees has prepared her well for the fast-paced and exciting environment at Stillwater Dwellings. Tracy earned her Business Management degree from Western Washington University.
Richard Bendix is an executive with a long and successful history of helping companies define and build their brands. He currently leads Bendix Marketing Strategies, an independent consultancy in the areas of marketing and brand strategy. Prior to forming his company Richard served as Director of Marketing for HomeStreet Bank following a decade as Vice President of Marketing for Lindal Cedar Homes.
With over fifteen years of accounting experience in the manufacturing, retail and wholesale industries Suzanne keeps us all on track. She is highly organized, and no detail is too small. Suzanne earned her master’s degree in accounting from Seattle City University.