Meet the Team

  • 21 years of experience
    12 years at Paragon
    Registered In:
    • MO,
    • IL,
    • KS,
    • AR,
    • OK,
    • TX,
    • KY,
    • IA
    • Bachelor of Science in Architectural StudiesUniversity of Illinois
    • Master of ArchitectureUniversity of Illinois

    Brad Erwin

    Principal Architect

    AIA, NCARB, LEED-AP, BD+C

  • 27 years of experience
    6 years at Paragon
    • Bachelor of Social WorkUniversity of Missouri St. Louis
    • PHRProfessional Human Resources Certification

    Beth Keeling

    Business Manager

    PHR, ISEI

  • 20 years of experience
    12 years at Paragon
    Registered In:
    • IL,
    • MO
    • Bachelor of Science in Architectural StudiesSouthern Illinois University

    Jared Younglove

    Technical Director

    AIA, NCARB

  • 17 years of experience
    10 years at Paragon
    • Bachelor of Science in Architectural StudiesUniversity of Illinois

    Jessica Struckhoff

    Project Director

    AAIA

  • 16 years of experience
    6 years at Paragon
    Registered In:
    • IL,
    • WI
    • Bachelor of Science in Architectural StudiesSouthern Illinois University

    Michael Younglove

    Project Manager

    AIA, LEED-AP

  • 7 years of experience
    7 years at Paragon
    • Bachelor of Science in Interior DesignMissouri State University

    Patrice McDonald

    Interior Design Project Director

    NCIDQ

  • 31 years of experience
    2 years at Paragon
    Registered In:
    • MO,
    • OK
    • Bachelor of ArchitectureUniversity of Oklahoma

    Jim Stearman

    Director of Healthcare

    AIA, ACHA, NCARB

  • 9 years of experience
    2 years at Paragon
    • Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Sales & Sales ManagementMissouri State University
    • Master of Business AdministrationMissouri State University

    Gina Harris

    Marketing Manager

    MBA

  • 26 years of experience
    3 years at Paragon
    Registered In:
    • MO
    • Bachelor of ArchitectureDrury University

    Phil Young

    QA/QC Director

    AIA, NCARB

  • 11 years of experience
    9 years at Paragon
    • Masters of Architecture, Minors in Graphic Design Arts and Global StudiesDrury University
    • Associate of Applied Science in Drafting & Design TechnologyOzark Technical Community College

    Kirsten Whitehead

    Project Manager

    AIA

  • 12 years of experience
    9 years at Paragon
    • Bachelor of Architecture with Minor in Business Administration and Minor in Global StudiesDrury University

    Alex Mosby

    Project Manager

    AAIA

  • 16 years of experience
    8 years at Paragon
    • Bachelor of ArchitectureDrury University
    • Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Art HistoryDrury University

    Lindsay Reichert

    Project Manager

    AAIA, LEED-AP

  • 12 years of experience
    5 years at Paragon
    • Bachelor of Architecture with Minor in Business Administration and Minor in Global StudiesDrury University

    Mary Compton

    Risk Manager

    AAIA

  • 16 years of experience
    3 years at Paragon
    • Bachelor of Science in Housing & Interior DesignMissouri State University

    Kari Smith

    Interior Designer

  • 11 years of experience
    2 years at Paragon
    • Bachelor or Arts in Architecture Washington University, St. Louis
    • Master of ArchitectureDrury University

    Emily Biagioni-Paulette

    Project Manager

    AAIA

  • 5 years of experience
    4 years at Paragon
    • Master of Architecture Drury University

    Connor Stokes

    Project Coordinator

    AAIA

  • 3 years of experience
    3 years at Paragon
    • Master of ArchitectureDrury University

    Tanner Wilkinson

    Project Coordinator

  • 3 years of experience
    1 year at Paragon
    • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, Emphasis in Interior DesignUniversity of Missouri
    • Master of Architecture, Design-Build Certificate University of Kansas

    Emily Johanson

    Project Coordinator

    AAIA

  • 3 years of experience
    3 years at Paragon
    • Master of ArchitectureWashington University, St. Louis
    • Master of Landscape Architecture Washington University, St. Louis

    Nick Oriss

    Project Coordinator

    AAIA

  • 2 years of experience
    1 year at Paragon
    • Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Marketing ResearchMissouri State University

    Brooke Perkins

    Proposal & Social Media Coordinator

  • 1 year of experience
    1 year at Paragon
    • Bachelor of Science in Interior DesignMissouri State University

    Leah Van Winkle

    Interior Design Project Administrator

  • 2 years of experience
    2 years at Paragon
    • Master of ArchitectureDrury University

    Ben O’Connor

    Project Administrator

    • Master of Architecture Drury University

    Teddy Dentinger

    Project Administrator

    • Master of Architecture Drury University

    Tanara Smith

    Project Administrator

    • Bachelor of ArchitectureKansas University

    Alyssa McKee

    Project Administrator

    • Architecture StudentWashington University, St. Louis

    Elyssa Hines

    Architectural Student Intern

    • Architecture StudentDrury University

    Alice Meadows

    Architectural Student Intern

Want to Join our Team?

Paragon Architecture is proud to provide an inclusive and collaborative atmosphere for employees to provide the highest standard of professional services and design solutions to our clients. We currently employ a vibrant group of project managers, architectural and interior designers, administrative professionals, and student interns across our three offices in Springfield, Joplin, and St. Louis, Missouri. Thanks for your interest in joining our team. Send us some more information about why you ‘d be a great addition to our team!

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