Architecture

Architecture
The MWA, Inc. Architecture team is headed by Principal Architects, Kurt Reinkens and Kristi Thompson.

On staff we have three licensed Architects with licenses in California, Nevada, Idaho, and Washington.


Kurt Reinkens
Kurt Reinkens
Principal Architect

Principal, President and CEO

Education: Bachelor of Arts, College of Environmental Design with a degree in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley.

Registrations: California Architect 1993 and Nevada Residential Designer 2009, lapsed in Hawaii and Colorado.

Over 30 years of experience in architecture and construction.

Mr. Reinkens' responsibilities as President and CEO of MWA, inc. include Principal-in-Charge of design, marketing, human resources, and project manager.

In 2009 Mr. Reinkens received the "Professional of the Year" award from the Contractors Association of Truckee T
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Kristi Thompson
Kristi Thompson
Principal Architect

Principal, Vice President and COO

Education: 5 year Bachelor of Architecture, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. 1992

Registrations:
- California Architect 1995
- Nevada Architect 2005
- Idaho Architect 2019
- Washington Architect 2020
- National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) 2004.

Experience: since 1988 in the San Francisco Bay Area and since 2000 in the Truckee-Tahoe area.

Ms. Thompson's responsibilities as Vice President and COO of MWA, inc. include Principal-in-Charge of design, operation
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Lindy Winter
Lindy Winter
Architect/ Senior Project Manager

Always drawn to design and ski communities, Lindy has been working in the Tahoe-Truckee architecture/engineering industry since 2002. She grew up in Boulder, CO, studied at Washington University in St. Louis (BA Arch '95), and obtained her master's degree in architecture from the University of Washi... more
Michael "MJ" Johnson
Michael "MJ" Johnson
Senior Project Manager

Originally from New Hampshire, MJ has been involved in Architecture since college, working in his Fathers Design Studio and also building the firms projects to put himself through School. Following Graduation (BS-Industrial Tech from Keene State College, MA-Education from UNM) and a successful NCAA... more
George Mock
George Mock
Project Manager/ Designer

George joined MWA shortly after graduating from the University of Colorado - Boulder with a Bachelor of Environmental Design. His background focuses on sustainable building, renewable energy, social sustainability, and wildlife rehabilitation/habitat restoration - volunteering with organizations su... more
Karin Johnson
Karin Johnson
Project Manager/ Designer

Karin was originally drawn to architecture for its seemingly broad scope in understanding systems and synergy at both a macro and micro level. She is fascinated by the interdependence of all relationships, behaviors, influences and motivations within the social, political, environmental and individu... more
Rebecca "Becky" Thayer
Rebecca "Becky" Thayer
Associate Project Manager/ Designer

Becky grew up in Wisconsin, and moved to Michigan as a young adult where she met her husband. After working as a baker for many years, it was time to pursue new opportunities. She worked as a realtor for a while; then decided to go back to school.

Becky earned an Associate of Architectural Technol
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Shaelin Morefield
Shaelin Morefield
Designer/ Drafter

Shaelin grew up in a small town on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada where she developed a love of the outdoors. After four sunny years in San Luis Obispo and one cloudy year in Copenhagen, she received her Bachelor of Architecture with a Sustainable Environments Minor from Cal Poly San Luis ... more
Anne Souza
Anne Souza
Design Technician

Anne grew up in the Reno/Tahoe area, surrounded by the outdoors and ski slopes from a young age. She developed an interest in architecture from her mom who would always point out the beauty in buildings wherever she was. After graduating from the University of Virginia in 2019 with a Bachelor of Sci... more


Kurt Reinkens & Kristi Thompson - Principal Architects
11165 Brockway Road - Truckee, California 96161
Truckee 530.587.6257
info@mwa-truckee.com