Associate AIA, LEED GA
Vanessa is an Associate member of the American Institute of Architects and a former board member for the AIA Colorado chapter. Vanessa was born and raised in Colorado and received her degree from University of Colorado at Boulder. While in school, Vanessa became president of the student AIA Chapter as well as a member of the local AIA board.
Vanessa started working two years into college at a small design-build firm in Boulder, Colorado designing custom green homes. After graduation she moved to Phoenix and worked for a year developing multi-family communities around the valley. After that, she moved to Newport Beach to work for a large scale commercial architecture firm. In order to continue doing what she loves the most, custom residential projects, Vanessa moved back to the Valley of the Sun and started working at PHX Architecture in early 2017. Here she has worked on the Paradise Valley Ritz project and many other custom homes.
Vanessa loves all things outdoors, especially hiking and camping. She also enjoys weekend BBQ’s, knitting/crocheting and spending time with her dog Cruiser.