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Thomas J. Kapels, AIA, ASLA, NCARB, LEED Green Associate (President)

photo_tkapels-02.jpgThomas J. Kapels is a registered architect and landscape architect with over a decade of experience on federal and government protects with worked performed on every military installation within Colorado.  As a former army officer in the engineer branch and a veteran of the Iraq War, he has formal training in leading teams with a proven track record of performance and success.  Tom’s background as both an architect and landscape architect provides first-hand knowledge for the management of an entire project team in both site and building design disciplines.  His professional experience has resulting in over $150 million worth in projects for government clients, and he has served as subject-matter expert for design reviews with the Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and the State Department.  Tom’s role as a design team project manager is to ensure responsiveness to the client, full implementation of the client’s goals, and overall management of the project’s schedule, budget, and quality.

In 2012, Mr. Kapels founded Thomas Kapels Architecture, LLC (dba TK-Architecture, LLC) as a CVE-verified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).


Kathleen Madsen, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED-AP (Vice President)

photo_kmadsen-01.jpgKathleen Madsen is an experienced interior designer with over a decade of design experience in commercial, medical, and assisted living facilities.  Her experience includes work on small and large-scale projects for both private and public clients; however, her primary focus remains on interior design work within medical facilities.  Her passion is in designing adaptive and accommodating spaces that contribute to an individual’s health and well-being.  Kathleen is adept at working with multi-disciplinary teams in creating an interior environment that is functional, affordable, and aesthetically superb.  With several years of design experience, Kathleen’s services continue from design and through project completion to ensure client satisfaction.

Kathleen comes from a military family with an Air Force heritage.  She lived in Europe for much of her childhood while her parents were stationed there.  Her experience overseas with the military has given her a deep appreciation for other cultures, while having a family member who was a disabled veteran has given her an intimate understanding of the design issues challenging today’s veteran population.