1600 Marshall St NE, Suite 1
Minneapolis, MN 55413

The Blumentals Team

“It is through our combined efforts that the greatest solutions shine through.”

At Blumentals/Architecture, we are more than just a collection of individuals; We are a dedicated team working together to provide our clients with exceptional service and value. Each team member offers a unique set of skills and experiences, influencing innovative and thoughtful design.

Principals

Jim Moy

AIA, CID, NCARB
Owner/Principal/President & CEO

As the Owner and Managing Principal of Blumentals/Architecture, Jim has his finger on the pulse of the firm. One of his key roles is to actively review projects during design and construction; ensuring details are up to date along with performing…

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Andy Swartz

AIA, CID, NCARB
Principal/Vice President

As a principal, Andy is integral to the day-to-day operations of the firm including staffing, marketing, and strategic planning. He also actively manages challenging, complex projects—applying his technical knowledge and unique design perspective…

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Project Managers

Nate Bartley

AIA, NCARB
Architect/Project Manager

As an Architect, Nate is involved throughout the design & construction process, working on schematic design and scoping through construction documents and administration.  He enjoys working with clients to define and solve issues, find creative…

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Lori Hunke

AIA, NCARB
Architect/Project Manager

As an Architect, Lori is involved throughout the design & construction process, working on schematic design and scoping through construction documents and administration, including accessible reviews, building code analysis, and experience with…

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Design Staff

Sarah Bloom

AIA, NCARB
Architect

As an Architect, Sarah participates in a variety of project tasks including creating and presenting design ideas, generating construction documents, consultant coordination, and client communications. Her consistent attention to detail and focus on…

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Gregg Brauns

Architectural Designer

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Brent Carlson

Assoc. AIA
Senior CAD Technician

As a Senior CAD Technician, Brent is involved in all the architectural phases of a project from design inception through the construction phases. You can find Brent doing site inspections, ADA compliance reviews, construction administration, as well…

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Haithem Daza

Assoc. AIA
Architectural Designer/Urban Designer

Haithem joined Blumentals/Architecture in October 2017, bringing experience in a combination of architecture and urban design. He sees the two disciplines interlinked and over the years has developed an interest in the social responsibility of…

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Jennifer Hodgson

Assoc. AIA
Architectural Designer/Interiors

As an Architectural Designer and team leader on the design and selection of interior finishes, Jennifer is involved in all the architectural phases of a project from design inception through the construction phases, as well as interior design.…

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Samanthia Jensen

Assoc. AIA
CAD Technician

As a CAD Technician, Samanthia is involved in more than your typical drafting duties. You can find Samanthia involved in all the architectural phases, including the construction phases. Samanthia joined Blumentals/Architecture in 2016 while earning…

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Joel Springer

CSI, CCCA, LEED-AP
Project Manager

Joel has been an enthusiastic member of the Architecture and construction professions for over 30 years, specializing in Quality Control issues throughout the documentation and construction process. Joel enjoys getting into the nuts and bolts of a…

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Vuong Vu

Assoc. AIA
Architectural Drafter

As a Revit/Cad Techincian, Vu works extensively in all the architectural phases of a project from initial design through construction phases, also doing site inspections as well as many drafting assignments. Vu joined Blumentals/Architecture in late…

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Drew Wolf

Assoc. AIA
Emerging Professional

Drew joined Blumentals/Architecture in May, 2018 after receiving his Masters of Architecture from North Dakota State University.  His team-driven mindset, diverse skillset and attention to detail makes him an integral part of the B/A team. …

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Administrative Staff

Tina Keller

Office Manager

As Office Manager, Tina is involved in almost all aspects of the firm; most important is seeing that the office is running smoothly & efficiently.  She is the first to greet visitors and answer the phones, keeping her in-touch with both clients…

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Julie Moy

Office Assistant

As our Office Assistant, Julie is involved in many different areas of the firm.  Julie assists the office manager in her daily duties by processing accounts receivable, employee paperwork, as well as processing phone calls and mail.  When she is not…

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Our Founder

Janis Blumentals, founder of Blumentals/Architecture passed away peacefully on October 23, 2017.  As a talented architect, great mentor, and friend to all of us at Blumentals/Architecture, Janis led a very inspiring and dedicated career.  Janis…

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