With professionally staffed offices in Topeka, Manhattan and Kansas City, Architect One’s dedicated team of designers, architects and project managers are readily available when you have questions or concerns. As a steward to the clients we serve, we act as your main point of contact from conception to completion, anticipating road blocks or delays and proactively developing solutions that far surpass expectations.


We are passionate about serving the communities in which we live, work and play. We’re eager to learn about your unique organizational goals and challenges, and inspired to design solutions that will bring your vision to life. While our diversely talented team each bring a multitude of experiences, we all bring the same fundamental approach to every project - LISTEN. DESIGN. INSPIRE.

Meet The Team
Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas
Project Manager & BIM CAD Manager

Courtney Nelson

Courtney Nelson, LEED Green Associate
Interior Designer


Elissa Koehler
Interior Designer

Emma Reitz

Emma Reitz
Marketing Director

Mariana Guerra

Mariana Guerra
Associate Project Manager

Rian Guerrero

Rian Guerrero
First Impression Specialist


Brooklyn Farrell
Executive Assistant


Diane Gardner
Business Manager & Financial Controller

Emily Koenig

Emily D.A. Koenig, AIA
Project Architect

Jacquelyn Rakoski-Diediker

Jacquelyn Rakoski-Diediker, Associate AIA
Project Manager

Matt Engle

Matt Engle, RA LEED AP
Project Manager

Scott Gales

Scott E. Gales, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB
Architect & CEO