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Galen Page | Principal

Galen is a co-founder and principal architect at Page & Beard Architects, PS. Before attending the architecture program at Washington State University Galen took one year of study at Arizona Institute of Drafting, Design, & Engineering. This experience provided him with a comprehensive understanding of the field of architecture and engineering. While attending the Bachelor of Architecture program at WSU, Galen worked summers as an architectural intern for three design firms in Bellingham, Washington. His second semester of the fourth year in the architecture program was spent at the University of Copenhagen studying architectural design with students from around the world under the direction of the world renowned city planner and Danish architect Jahn Gehl and international architect and artist Ole Kortsu.

After graduating with honors from the architecture program he worked for five years drafting and designing both public and private projects before joining forces with Lee Beard to start Page & Beard Architects in 1990. He has carved out a niche in the public works sector designing over a dozen Utility Districts. Galen’s specialty is listening to the client and designing a building, whether it is a small remodel or a large Utility district, that fits the specific needs of the owner-occupier.

Brandt McCorkle | Production Manager & Construction Administration

Brandt is a licensed architect working at Page & Beard Architects for 20 years. He began his career working for the Seattle firm of Waldron, Pomery, Smith, Foote and Aquira, participating in large institutional projects, including the U of W Hospital expansion, Hawthorne Elementary School, and Snohomish High School Stadium projects. Prior to Page & Beard, he worked with Galen Page and Lee Beard at Driftmier Architects, forming part of the core group responsible for all design and production work from 1987-1990, and remained through 1996.

After joining Page & Beard Architects in 1996 he began working with ArchiCAD and became the CADD department manager along with his other responsibilities. He has kept current as the software evolved, including the development of BIM (Building Information Modeling),  a 3-D modeling system for Architects and Engineers. With his degree in Construction Management, Brandt has specialized in the Contract Administration and Construction Observation Phases. He is also responsible for writing most of the technical specifications for the public works projects.

Jeff Kogut | Job Captain

Jeff joined our team in September of 2017.  He came to us with expert knowledge in the residential market and immediately began designing, drawing and managing most residential projects in the office.   He is also our CAD manager and is working to fill the hours needed to take the Architecture exam and become a full-fledged Architect.

Annie Hilleary | Project Coordinator

Annie started working at Page & Beard while attending graduate school.  She has since graduated with a master’s degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management from the Harvard University Extension School. Her focus in school was sustainable design and construction.  She handles the day to day coordination of all jobs and consults on all green building projects.