January 2018: SGA Design Group Announces New Hires, Promotions

SGA Design Group announces new hires, promotions:

Tulsa, Okla. – SGA Design Group, a leading national architecture firm, is pleased to announce two leadership promotions and five new hires.

Jeff Dalton, AIA has been promoted to Sr. Associate. Jeff currently leads a team responsible for several clients, including Target and Bridgestone/Firestone. He is also the ARE/AXP Auxiliary Coordinator, serving as an advisor and assisting SGA’s architectural staff in their pursuit of licensure. His previous experience includes restaurant and residential design and he has worked on projects including the Church on the Move, a historic preservation project in downtown Tulsa, and various medical office buildings. Jeff graduated from Kansas State University with a Master of Architecture in 2010 and in 2013 he obtained his architectural license in the State of Kansas.

Hal Staples, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C has been promoted to Sr. Associate. Hal has been with SGA Design Group since 2003. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2003 and is a licensed architect in Oklahoma, a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is a LEED® Accredited Professional. Hal has worked with our national building program clients such as Walmart, Kohl’s and Casey’s. He currently leads SGA’s team responsible for ALDI and Best Buy projects.

Anna Eastridge joined SGA at the beginning of 2018 to work on Walmart remodels for online grocery pickups. She graduated in 2017 from Oklahoma State University’s College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology with a Bachelor of Architecture.

Bethany Husmann, AIA, NCARB, ICC Certified Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner joined SGA in early 2018 to work as a Project Manager on our volume retail work. Prior to joining SGA, Bethany worked on prototypical projects for several national hospitality clients, including building and maintaining the prototype for a growing restaurant franchise. She also worked as an accessibility inspector for a variety of national clients. She graduated in 2012 from the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design with a Bachelor of Architecture.

Nora Leslie has joined SGA as a Project Manager supporting the firm’s ALDI team. Her experience in project management and retail architecture will provide support and leadership for this national architecture program. Nora attended Oklahoma State University – Okmulgee.

Michael Sides joined SGA in October of 2017 to work as a Project Manager for our national retail client team. Prior to joining SGA, Michael gained experience with prototypical projects and unique one-off projects. He’s worked with clients such as Walmart, Academy Sports and Outdoors, HEB, Family Dollar, Dunkin’ Donuts and many others. He is most proud of having worked on the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Northwest Arkansas. Michael graduated in 2012 from the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas.

Ryan Walker, Assoc. AIA, NCARB joined SGA in late 2017 to work as a Project Manager on our volume retail work. He has experience working on projects across the country. Prior to joining SGA, Ryan worked on prototypical projects for Travel Centers of America, Walgreens, and many other retail, education, military and religious buildings. He has experience with various scopes including new, remodel, takeover and expansion. Ryan graduated in 2012 from the University of Oklahoma College of Architecture with a Bachelor of Architecture.

“SGA’s continued growth is a reflection of our firm’s strategy and commitment to providing unparalleled service to our clients. We are excited about the opportunities to partner with our clients during 2018, and the additional capabilities these individuals bring to SGA will help us achieve world-class results,” said Christopher B. Goble, President & CEO, SGA Design Group. 

About SGA Design Group:

SGA Design Group (SGA) was founded in 1995. SGA has become an established leader in national architectural programs, prototype development & management, architectural forensic analysis, and sustainable design. SGA is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma and has a second office in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Contact Information:

1437 South Boulder, Suite 550

Tulsa, OK 74119.3609

Telephone: +1 (918) 587-8600

Company Website: www.sgadesigngroup.com

Twitter: @SGA_Designs