JJ joined BGW in 2017 as part of the Final Design / Construction Documents Team. His specialty is in creating 2D and 3D architectural models and detailing specific spaces in the building. He develops, elevations, sections and plan details such as annotations, dimensions and finishes.
“My favorite part of my job is knowing that my work matters for God’s kingdom; that even in my cubicle I am somehow a part of the greater mission and calling –
that once these buildings are completed, people will be coming together to seek and savor God in community, learning, and worship. I am happy to be part of the process to design buildings for God’s church to congregate.”
In his free time, you can find JJ producing electronic music with his synthesizers, bouldering in the foothills of the Wasatch Front, or hanging out with his friends.
Scott joined BGW in 2002 and is one of the longest tenured employees at BGW. His primary role as Program Manager is to provide excellent customer service and he is typically the first person that churches communicate with when they call in or connect with BGW by email or through the web site. Scott has a servants heart and is adept at assessing a church’s needs, walking them through the unique benefits of the BGW Program, and connecting them with the appropriate resources or personnel. He works closely with BGW Builder partners around the country and provides sales support to their business development staff.
Scott and his wife Joy have been married for 35 years. He enjoys fly fishing, fly tying, golf, smoking meat and spending quality time with his wife, four children and three granddaughters.
Kathryn joined BGW in 2015 after earning her Master’s Degree in Architecture from Judson University in Elgin, IL. As a member of the Final Design Team, she specializes in design development, interior renderings, coordination of interior design and interior finishes, construction document development and project coordination.
Kathryn grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and moved to Utah after graduating college. An avid snow skier and hiker, Kathryn is also an experienced Irish Dancer and a big fan of her hometown Chicago Blackhawks.
Meagan joined BGW in 2016. She works in the marketing department and specializes in website design and graphic design material. She graduated cum laude from Weber State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business/Multimedia. She has a dog named Jazzy and loves to attend sporting events (especially the Utah Jazz). She also likes to travel, camp, swim, bowl and play pinochle.
Ruth joined BGW in 2001 and is one of the company’s longest tenured employees. She is responsible for bookkeeping and payroll processing, overseeing all accounts payable and receivable for BGW accounts. Ruth also serves as the coordinator for the company health care plan and manages other human resource activities. She attended Northern Arizona University and Mesa Community College and has 38 years of experience in accounting and payroll.
In her free time, Ruth enjoys traveling with her loving husband and their 2 dogs. “It’s a joy to be surrounded by other Christ-centered people at work every day”.
Mark joined BGW in 2013 after previously serving as Chief Facilities Management Officer for Bob Jones University (BJU), where he was on staff since 1996. During his tenure at BJU, Mark oversaw the construction of Davis Field House, an 88,000 sf athletic facility, working closely with the BGW Design team to reduce construction costs by more than $4 million from local estimates.
Mark has more than 40 years of experience in construction and is a valuable asset to the BGW Construction Documents team, providing expert oversight in the areas of project management and construction administration. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Technology and an AAS in Architectural Technology from Purdue University.
Mark and his wife are first generation Christians. After he was saved, his brother and his parents also came to a personal relationship with the Lord. His children are now followers of Christ and two of his sons serve as pastors in Utah. Mark enjoys snow skiing, golf, and is a big sports fan of MLB, NFL, and NBA.
Stacia was brought onto the BGW staff in 2017 to fill the crucial role of supporting our architecture team, our builder partners and our clients with her interior design expertise. Stacia’s passion for exploring new spaces and her intrinsic creativity fuse into a powerful skill set that has brought a fresh perspective to BGW designs. With her eye for detail, she brings a unique stylistic flair to every project. Including Stacia in the design process has helped our partner contractors and clients see the big picture at an earlier stage, which translates to less field changes and construction schedule conflicts.
Originally from Virginia, Stacia came out West to study Interior Design, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from Utah State University. She brings a wealth of experience in a variety of areas, including commercial, residential, healthcare, corporate, and remodeling projects. During free time, Stacia enjoys spending time with her family, exploring new places, home improvement projects, swimming, volunteering in kids programs at church, photography, and roller coasters.
Jonathan joined BGW in 2017 as an intern after earning his bachelors degree in Architecture from Judson University in Elgin, IL. As a member of the Preliminary Design Team, Jonathan specializes in creating 2D and 3D renderings and animations that can help ministries cast a clear vision for their future facilities. Jonathan is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys rock climbing, snow skiing and photography.