New Faces at Trivers

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Brian Ballok is a Senior Project Designer with nearly ten years of experience in higher education, multi-family housing, office and cultural projects. Prior to joining Trivers, he worked on high profile projects in the St. Louis area including 4210 Duncan in the Cortex District and the Centene Plaza C Tower. Brian holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, where he received a Distinguished Thesis Award.

Marcellus Johnson is an Architectural Designer who joined our team following completion of his Bachelor of Art in Architecture degree from Washington University. As a student, Marcellus took a particular interest in St. Louis and the surrounding region. Prior to graduating he completed an independent research project featuring the historic Kinloch suburb of St. Louis as part of the Gephardt Institute’s Civic Scholars program. The project, “A Kinloch Story”, included conversations with former residents and their hopes for the town’s future. Additionally, he served as Secretary and Project Manager for ArchEngage, a student group that connects students with faculty, professionals and community members to collaborate on pro-bono design-build projects in St. Louis.

Karl Schulz is a newly licensed architect who joins us from the Minneapolis area. He has experience in team management and consultant coordination for multi-family, senior living, and adaptive reuse projects. Karl is skilled in rendering and modeling, code research, and project design. He attended the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union in New York, where he was awarded a full tuition scholarship and the Benjamin Menschel Research Fellowship.  Karl is a cyclist and marathon runner and volunteers his time with Habitat for Humanity.

Amanda Truemper is a Project Manager with nearly 20 years of experience in corporate workplace design and branded environments as well as historic and adaptive reuse design. Throughout her career she has worked on projects in the hospitality, mixed-use and multi-family, retail, education, and mission-driven sectors while contributing to business development and strategic management initiatives. She holds a Master of Architecture and a Certificate in Historic Preservation from the University of Southern California and is a Certified SEED Member of the Public Interest Design Institute.