DOMINIC
WALBRIDGE

LEAD ARCHITECT

Dominic is an architect who began his career at firms in NYC (Swanky Hayden Connell Architects) and Denver (Shears Adkins + Rockmore) before opening his own shop, Independent Design Architects. He has led projects all over the world - including the US, Russia, China, Germany and the UK. Dominic is a member of the AIA, LEED accredited, and NCARB certified. He holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Michigan and a Master of Architecture degree from Syracuse University. He is a long time friends with Jim and father of two.

JONATHAN HARTZELL

FOUNDING PARTNER 

Jon is an owner and operator of Facilities Management Group, a multi-discipline contracting group that handles development, restaurant equipment sale and purchase, and renovations. He has owned and operated Good Guys Painting - a painting company he co-founded with Jim - in the Metro Detroit Area for the past 12 years. He holds a BBA from Northwood University and is a Member of Restaurant Facilities Management Association (RFMA). Jon grew up across the street from James in Royal Oak. He has four sons. Four.

 

JAMES THERKALSEN

FOUNDING PARTNER

Jim is a writer/creative director who has worked in advertising for the last 15 years at agencies
in Detroit and New York. He has developed and led creative for clients such as Nike, Jameson, Absolut, Spotify, MasterCard, General Motors and Smirnoff. He currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, works at Facebook and holds a BBA from the University of Michigan. He grew up across the street from Jon in Royal Oak, is long time friends with Dominic, and has two young daughters.