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Myhre Group Hires Four People

September 3rd 2014

Myhre Group Architects hired four people and are pleased to welcome; Christopher Rockhill, Brad Kress, Sarah Vaz, and Melissa Wortman.

Christopher Rockhill is a graduate of Portland State University with a Masters of Architecture. He joins the firm with over 4 years of construction, 4 years of residential drafting, and 1 year of cad/BIM teaching experience. Chris will be working as an architectural intern on a variety of architectural project types including hospitality, places of worship, apartment development, multi-family housing and mixed-use. Welcome aboard Chris!!

Brad Kress is a graduate of the University of Washington with a Master's of Architecture. He joins the firm with over 8 years of experience in mixed-use, high-rise, hospitality, and retail. Brad will be working as a project architect on a variety of architectural project types, including multi-family housing and mixed-use. Before Architecture, Brad worked as an illustrator, residential framer, cabinetry maker, and concrete form installer. Besides his architectural career, Brad has interest in sketching, painting, bicycling, and playing guitar. Welcome aboard Brad!!

Sarah Vaz was born in Ohio, raised in Portugal, and graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Masters of Architecture degree. She joins us with experience working on mixed-use and adaptive reuse projects in the Portland area, and educational facilities in New York. Sarah initially will be working in the capacity of Intern Architect II on the hospitality team. Welcome aboard Sarah!!

Melissa Wortman is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY and Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Melissa holds Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Science degrees. Melissa will initially be working in the capacity of Junior Designer on a variety of interior design projects types including multi-family housing and senior living. Welcome aboard Melissa!!