GMCN Architects & Planners

GMCN Architects has a passion for what we do. Our staff is very dedicated to each and every Client we work with.  We develop and maintain close personal relationships with our Clients.  It is important that we maintain this mindset because we know many times our Clients will contact us again in the future for remodels and/or additions of projects we initially designed.  Being a regional architectural firm, we work on a variety of different types of projects which gives us the opportunity to be very creative.  This is not only exciting for us, but it keeps us sharp to stay current with trends in an ever-changing landscape.

When we first meet with a client, they are excited because they are growing and about to embark on a journey. They have great ideas and aspirations on how they want their space to function and look. We incorporate those into our design. Working with positive and goal-oriented people makes our jobs enjoyable. We invite you to reach out to us, so we can help you with your growing organization.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to plan and design buildings and interiors that meet the goals and objectives of our clients. We provide a quality environment and enhance productivity and quality of life for the users and visitors to the buildings and environments we design. Our designs contribute pride and value to our clients’ communities. We listen and understand the priorities of our clients and provide a thoughtful, creative, functional, and imaginative solution to their needs.

Our Philosophy

GMCN Architect’s practice includes a wide variety of projects that allow us to remain flexible in our design approach to each and every project. It is imperative that we care for the needs of all our clients to establish and maintain long-term relationships based on client confidence in our skills and trust in our performance.

Architecture Awards

ENR Best Projects: Mountain States – Award of Merit: Health Care
Project: Catholic Health Initiatives, St. Catherine Hospital Build Out

American Concrete Institute Project Under $6 Million Award
Project: Steven’s County Law Enforcement Center

Associated General Contractors of Kansas – Award of Honor
Project: Dillon Hall Remodel and Security Control Center Addition

American Society of Landscape Architects Prairie Gateway Chapter – Merit Award
Project: Garden City High School

National Pyramid Winner; National Excellence in Construction Awards – Institutional Category, Associated Builders and Contractors National; Excellence in Construction Award – Institutional Category, Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter; Best K12 Project of 2013, ENR Mountain States

Behlen Building Systems First Place Award: Municipal Facilities Category
Project: Logan County Wellness Center

Our Team

Stewart Nelson,
AIA

Principal-In-Charge

As Principal-In-Charge, Stewart is dedicated to developing GMCN Architects into a well-respected comprehensive architectural design and planning firm. He leads a team of qualified and knowledgeable associates with a wide array of talents and expertise.... Read more

Nick Nemechek

Nick Nemechek,
Assoc. AIA

Senior Project Manager

Nick is a senior project manager with an extensive portfolio of educational projects and an expert on providing “Pre-Bond” Architecture services. He brings a great deal of talent to the GMCN team as well as... Read more

Julie Hopkins

Julie Hopkins,
IIDA, Assoc. AIA

Director of Design

Julie has more than 24 years of experience in interior design, the past 21 years being in the Southwest Kansas area. She has worked on multiple projects types, coordinated all aspects of design services and... Read more

Allan Milbradt

Allan Milbradt,
AIA, NCARB, REFP

Senior Project Architect

Allan is an architect and educational facility planning specialist with over 30 years of experience on educational facility projects. He is passionate about educational redesign. Allan is an active member of the Association for Learning... Read more

Clark Simpson

Clark Simpson,
AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Project Architect

Clark’s background includes educational, municipal, industrial, health care and religious building design that incorporate green design practices. This broad spectrum of experience has prepared him to successfully communicate design needs with clients and individuals from... Read more

Steve Hill

Steve Hill,
AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Senior Project Architect

Steve is a senior project architect and has a large project history in working with municipal, senior living, educational, religious, medical and institutional clients. He has performed bond planning, budget development, preliminary design, construction documents... Read more

Jared R. Hoffman

Jared R. Hoffman,
AIA, NCARB

Project Architect

As part of the GMCN team, Jared brings a high degree of talent as well as a strong work ethic. He has coordinated and managed all aspects of design services from programming, planning, design, construction... Read more

Deziree Miller

Deziree Miller,
LEED AP, AIA, NCARB

Project Architect

Deziree’s commitment to develop high quality projects makes her an asset to every project team. She has more than 11 years of experience in the field of architecture. Deziree has coordinated and managed multiple project... Read more

Craig S. Nelson

Craig S. Nelson,
AIA, NCARB

Architect Consultant

Craig’s broad experience in commercial architecture makes him an integral asset to the GMCN team. He specializes in tenant improvement and commercial interior design services for a wide range of client types. Craig’s superior level... Read more

Jess Westhoff

Jess Westhoff,
NCIDQ

Interior Designer

Jess brings great ideas to every project she designs. Her experience includes commercial and residential interior design; and space planning for educational, healthcare, and commercial projects. She coordinates all aspects of design services and produces... Read more

Minnie Miller

Minnie Miller

Office Administrator

Minnie has dedicated over 25 years to GMCN Architects. Service focused, she strives to provide the best possible working experience by accommodating clients and coworkers. Minnie’s ability to be flexible and work where needed allows... Read more

L A Evans

L A Evans

Project Inspector

L.A. has over 44 years of experience as a construction superintendent and 9 years of experience as a project inspector. He brings extensive knowledge and expertise to the GMCN team. L.A. performs frequent site inspections... Read more