About Gibraltar Design

Delivering exceptional services and designs for greater value.

Client-focused solutions for your facilities.

As an architectural firm, we drive for excellence in everything we do. Our unique process and approach allow us to focus on you and your needs. We believe constant communication and collaboration leads to the success of every project.  Everyone on our team has a passion for what they do and they bring that passion with them to every project.

Client-focused solutions for your facilities.

As an architectural firm, we drive for excellence in everything we do. Our unique process and approach allow us to focus on you and your needs. We believe constant communication and collaboration leads to the success of every project.  Everyone on our team has a passion for what they do and they bring that passion with them to every project.

Meet The Gibraltar Team

Our team of expert architects, engineers, and designers bring their own unique skills and perspectives to every project. By collaborating, the team is able to deliver truly creative, functional solutions to your needs.

Meet The Gibraltar Team

OThe team of expert architects, engineers, and designers at the architectural firm of Gibraltar Design bring their own unique skills and perspectives to every project. By collaborating, the team is able to deliver truly creative, functional solutions to your needs.

Jim Thompson

Jim brings a client-focused approach to Gibraltar Design, which enables him to listen intently and absorb clients’ objectives and needs. Through his hands-on and visionary leadership style, he coordinates the multidisciplinary design, planning and construction of K-12 facilities to achieve these goals. Jim partners with key stakeholders, to build lifelong client relationships.

James B. Thompson

President
Joe Briggs

Joe has 30 years of diverse architectural experience. He is involved at every level of the project process to ensure the client’s objectives are met. Joe is skilled at listening to client needs, expectations, and desires, and translating them into a solution that fits the scope and budget of the project. His pragmatic approach and technical expertise has helped school and community clients define and achieve their goals.

Joe Briggs

Project Executive
Dale Wagner

Dale Wagner is a dedicated, results-oriented Project Manager with more than 30 years of experience leading diverse projects. His forward thinking style allows him to maintain continuous alignment of the scope. His communication, leadership, public relations, and problem-solving skills combined with his knowledge of architectural and regulatory codes make Dale an invaluable team leader.

Dale Wagner

Principal and Director of Architecture
Joe Bolyard

Joe brings 10 Years of experience within the HVAC industry to his projects.He has designed, constructed, and managed various projects, focusing primarily on K-12 and higher education facilities. Joe has enjoyed designing everything from full blown boiler/chiller systems, to retrofit systems, to standalone systems.

Joe Bolyard

Lead Mechanical Engineer
Nichole Schrader

Nichole’s experience encompasses multiple phases of design and project completion. She has 20 years of experience designing spaces that meet and exceed expectations. Her timeless design solutions, bring value to the client’s long-term goals while also listening to clients’ needs and desires to create interesting and functional spaces.

Nichole Schrader

Interior Design Director
Mike Rossillo

Mike Rossillo joined Gibraltar Design in November 2015 as a Senior Project Manager and brought with him 29 years of professional experience, 24 of those years, specializing in K-12 design. Mike manages projects by leading a multi-disciplinary team from Design Development through Construction phases, while remaining sensitive to the budget. He asserts himself into every aspect of the project, and genuinely treats each client, his most important.

Mike Rossillo

Senior Project Manager
Jim Thompson

Jim brings a client-focused approach to Gibraltar Design, which enables him to listen intently and absorb clients’ objectives and needs. Through his hands-on and visionary leadership style, he coordinates the multidisciplinary design, planning and construction of K-12 facilities to achieve these goals. Jim partners with key stakeholders, to build lifelong client relationships.

James B. Thompson

President
Joe Briggs

Joe has 30 years of diverse architectural experience. He is involved at every level of the project process to ensure the client’s objectives are met. Joe is skilled at listening to client needs, expectations, and desires, and translating them into a solution that fits the scope and budget of the project. His pragmatic approach and technical expertise has helped school and community clients define and achieve their goals.

Joe Briggs

Project Executive
Dale Wagner

Dale Wagner is a dedicated, results-oriented Project Manager with more than 30 years of experience leading diverse projects. His forward thinking style allows him to maintain continuous alignment of the scope. His communication, leadership, public relations, and problem-solving skills combined with his knowledge of architectural and regulatory codes make Dale an invaluable team leader.

Dale Wagner

Principal and Director of Architecture
Joe Bolyard

Joe brings 10 Years of experience within the HVAC industry to his projects. He has designed, constructed, and managed various projects, focusing primarily on K-12 and higher education facilities. Joe has enjoyed designing everything from full blown boiler/chiller systems, to retrofit systems, to standalone systems.

Joe Bolyard

Lead Mechanical Engineer
Nichole Schrader

Nichole’s experience encompasses multiple phases of design and project completion. She has 20 years of experience designing spaces that meet and exceed expectations. Her timeless design solutions, bring value to the client’s long-term goals while also listening to clients’ needs and desires to create interesting and functional spaces.

Nichole Schrader

Interior Design Director
Mike Rossillo

Mike Rossillo joined Gibraltar Design in November 2015 as a Senior Project Manager and brought with him 29 years of professional experience, 24 of those years, specializing in K-12 design. Mike manages projects by leading a multi-disciplinary team from Design Development through Construction phases, while remaining sensitive to the budget. He asserts himself into every aspect of the project, and genuinely treats each client, his most important.

Mike Rossillo

Senior Project Manager

James B. Thompson

President

Jim brings a client-focused approach to Gibraltar Design, which enables him to listen intently and absorb clients’ objectives and needs. Through his hands-on and visionary leadership style, he coordinates the multidisciplinary design, planning and construction of K-12 facilities to achieve these goals. Jim partners with key stakeholders, to build lifelong client relationships.

Joe Briggs

Project Executive

Joe has 30 years of diverse architectural experience. He is involved at every level of the project process to ensure the client’s objectives are met. Joe is skilled at listening to client needs, expectations, and desires, and translating them into a solution that fits the scope and budget of the project. His pragmatic approach and technical expertise has helped school and community clients define and achieve their goals.

DALE WAGNER

Principal and Director of Architecture

Dale Wagner is a dedicated, results-oriented Project Manager with more than 30 years of experience leading diverse projects. His forward thinking style allows him to maintain continuous alignment of the scope. His communication, leadership, public relations, and problem-solving skills combined with his knowledge of architectural and regulatory codes make Dale an invaluable team leader.

JOE BOLYARD

Lead Mechanical Engineer

Joe brings 10 Years of experience within the HVAC industry to his projects. He has designed, constructed, and managed various projects. His experience primarily encompasses K-12 and higher education facilities. Joe has enjoyed designing from, full blown boiler/chiller systems, to retrofit systems, to standalone systems.

NICHOLE SCHRADER

Interior Design Director

Nichole’s experience encompasses multiple phases of design and project completion. This experience includes programming, space planning, documentation and constructive administration for public and educational facilities. She has 20 years of experience designing spaces that meet and exceed expectations. Her timeless design solutions, bring value to the client’s long-term goals. Nichole listens to clients’ needs and desires to create interesting and functional spaces.

Mike Rossillo

Senior Project Manager

Mike Rossillo joined Gibraltar Design in November 2015 as a Senior Project Manager and brought with him 29 years of professional experience, 24 of those years, specializing in K-12 design. Mike manages projects by leading a multi-disciplinary team from Design Development through Construction phases, while remaining sensitive to the budget. He asserts himself into every aspect of the project, and genuinely treats each client, his most important.

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