Nat is a designer and architect with the ability to lead, manage and bring a vision to life. His focus and direction fuels and energizes Tanek. Nat graduated from the University of Minnesota and later founded Tanek. Jim Carey would play him in a movie and his favorite building is Notre Dame de Paris.
Ken is a registered architect with over two decades of experience and also an accomplished designer with strong concepting, project and management and group skills. Ken helps lead Tanek and its clients to better design solutions every day. He founded Tanek with Nat Shea. A younger Sidney Poitier would play him in a movie, but he would settle for Denzel Washington. His favorite building is the Tower of Pisa.
Elisa joined Tanek in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture and a Masters in architecture from the University of Minnesota. She is a rare combination of CAD whiz and über designer. Amy Poehler would play her in a movie and her favorite building is the Pantheon in Rome.
He has been with Tanek since the very beginning, and perhaps a previous life. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. Robert Redford would play him in a movie. His favorite buildings are the ones without 90 degree corners.
Jessica has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry (with a Math Minor) from the University of Minnesota and an A.A.S. degree in Interior Design from Dakota County Technical College and started working for Tanek in 2007. Audrey Tautou would play her in a movie and her favorite building is the Pantheon in Rome.
Tim joined Tanek in 2004 with a Masters in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. Tim has an encyclopedic knowledge of construction inspection and building codes. xxxxxx would play him in a movie and his favorite building is xxxxxxx.
Emily graduated from University Wisconsin-Stout in December 2016 and started at Tanek in March 2017. Mandy Moore would play her in a movie and one of my favorite buildings is Zaha Hadid’s Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku.
Sam joined Tanek in the summer of 2016, graduated from UW-Stout in Spring of 2016 with a BFA in interior design. Kristen Wiig would play her in a movie and her favorite building is the Walker Art Center.
Michael graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2017 with a Bachelors of Design in Architecture.
Chris Pratt would play him in a movie and his favorite building is Sancaklar Mosque by Emre Arolat .
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