Announcing our newest Senior Associates and Associates

Taking care of our team members is important to us, and we are proud to support the professional and personal growth of our teammates. Today, we are pleased to announce a series of promotions for leaders at our firm.

We have named two new Senior Associates to our leadership team:

Kelsey Sundet, AIA, LEED Green Associate, has been promoted to Senior Associate within the BRR leadership team. Kelsey has been with BRR since 2010 and is an account lead for our office environment team. She oversees the design, production and construction administration for projects nationwide. Kelsey has worked with local and national brands building client relationships and leads a team on a day-to-day basis to implement solutions around the requirements and challenges specific to office environment project types.

Zach Sumada, AIA, has been promoted to Senior Associate within the BRR leadership team. He has been with BRR since 2011 and works as one of our Directors of Design. Zach plays a critical role in communicating our design solutions from the early stages of the design process, and advancing projects through schematic design and design development. He works on a variety of project types, including grocery, retail, office environment and hospitality facilities, and brings a well-rounded and methodical approach to the design process.

We are proud to announce the following promotions to Associate:

Anna Opie has been promoted to Associate within the BRR leadership team. Anna has been with BRR since 2010 and works as a Human Resource Generalist in our Kansas City office. She shows her passion for people daily in both her recruitment efforts and the implementation of our company policies. During her day-to-day work, Anna assists employees with the onboarding process and leads benefit enrollment for the firm. She helps define the work culture at BRR to be engaging and encouraging for all team members.

Stacy Behlmann, AIA, has been promoted to Associate within the BRR leadership team. Stacy has been with BRR since 2011 and works as a Project Manager in our Kansas City office. During her time at the firm, Stacy has had the opportunity to work with both retail and hospitality clients. She has worked on several different project types for these clients including remodels and tenant improvements. Stacy is involved with AIA’s Women in Design attending several events a year and is also one of BRR’s Kansas City Corporate Challenge co-chairs.

Caleb Riekhof, AIA, has been promoted to Associate within the BRR leadership team. Caleb is located in our Kansas City office and has been with BRR since 2014. He works as a Program Manager for one of the firm’s largest retail clients. During his time with BRR, Caleb has worked on a variety of projects for various retail and hospitality clients. He has experience with many different project types including new builds, remodels and tenant improvements. Caleb is active in firm’s activities and is one of BRR’s Kansas City Corporate Challenge co-chairs.