Portrait of a GFFer: Melanie Kumar

Meet Melanie Kumar. Born in New York and raised in Daytona Beach, FL, Melanie went to The University of Florida and got a job for a nationwide Single & Multifamily Home Builder in Tampa, FL after graduation. After being relocated to the office in Coppell, Texas, she realized she wanted to …

Portrait of a GFFer: Alex Martin

Meet Alex Martin. A Dayton, Ohio native and Ohio State University graduate, Alex joined the GFF team in 2015. Before joining us here at GFF, Alex owned a landscape construction and maintenance firm that lead him to his passion for landscape architecture. Alex is currently a Team Member in the Planning …

Portrait of a GFFer: Kelsey Vusich

Growing up in Salt Lake City, Utah, Kelsey has always been very active hiking, skiing and snowboarding – it’s hard to find those activities here in Texas! She attended Kansas State University where she graduated with her Masters of Architecture degree in 2013. Kelsey feels blessed to be given the opportunity …

Portrait of a GFFer: Jay Dreiling

Meet Jay Dreiling. Jay is a Hays, Kansas native who went on to receive his Master’s in Architecture from Kansas State University. When he is not in the GFF office, Jay dedicates much of his time to The Real Estate Council and is the 2017 Young Guns Chair. Read below …

Portrait of a GFFer: Jason Bennett

Meet Jason Bennett. Born in Syracuse, New York and raised in Tampa Florida from the age of three, Jason only wanted to be three things when he was growing up: first, an Animator, second, an Archaeologist, finally, an Architect. After graduating from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor Degree in Environmental Design, Jason …

Portrait of a GFFer: English Minter

Meet English Minter; A Dallas native and country girl through and through. After graduating from Abilene Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and minor in art, English joined the GFF team in 2014. She is now a Design Coordinator in the Interiors Studio. See below for more …

Portrait of a GFFer: Jonathan Creel

Meet Jonathan Creel. Jonathan hails from Odessa, Texas and went to Texas Tech University where he received his architecture credentials.  After completing college, he and his now wife made the trek to the big D to try and place a stake at success.  Well, here they are. Read below for …

Portrait of a GFFer: Idaliza Camacho

Meet Idaliza Camacho. She relocated to Dallas from Puerto Rico to work at GFF as a Senior Project Coordinator and member of Sower Studio. She completed a Bachelor’s of Environmental Design and a Master of Architecture Degree, both at the University of Puerto Rico. See below for more about Idaliza! I was born …

Portrait of a GFFer: Jeff Boyum

Meet Jeff Boyum, a Wisconsin native and graduate from Iowa State University. He joined the GFF team in 2014 and is currently a Project Coordinator in the Planning Studio. Read below for more about Jeff! For most of my childhood I lived on a cattle and crop farm in Minnesota, before moving …

Portrait of a GFFer: Ashley Hall

Meet Ashley Hall. Ashley was born in Connecticut, but is a North Carolina native (Panther Nation!). She received her Bachelor of Interior Design from LSU and she bleeds purple and gold. GEAUX TIGERS. Buga Nation! See below for more fun facts about Ashley! Favorite Color: Green. Food/Drinks I can’t live …

Portrait of a GFFer: Russell Hagg

Meet Russell, a third generation Dallasite, whose passion outside of architecture is adult education and teaching adults to read. He joined the Interiors Team in 2009 and is an Associate Principal here at GFF. Read below for more about Russell! Hobby:  Painting.  I donate most of my paintings to charity …

Portrait of a GFFer: Rebeca Sullivan

Meet Rebeca Sullivan. Rebeca is a Senior Project Coordinator at GFF. She is a native of the Northeast Plains of Colorado and graduate from the University of Colorado. Read below for more about Rebeca! I am the sixth child of nine children. I was born in a truck on the way …