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...
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
- 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...
Principal Engineer and Structural Supervisor
Education: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Texas Tech University
Master of Science in Structural Engineering, Texas Tech University
Registrations: Structural Engineer - California, Professional (Civil) Engineer - Colorado, Nevada, Utah
Experience: Over 20 years including 15+ years in the Truckee-Tahoe area.
Kevin’s responsibilities at MWA, Inc. include oversight of structural design as well as project management, standards, quality control, scheduling, and business development.
As a native Texan, Kevin grew up in the heat and wind. His graduate studies emphasized wind effects on ...
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...
|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...
Structural Designer/ Engineer in Training
Justin graduated from the University of California Davis with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science in 2001. After several years working in the tech industry in the Bay Area, the lure of the mountains drew him to Tahoe and a job as a ski lift mechanic at Alpine Meadows. Two year...
Project Manager/ BIM Manager / Network Administrator
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...
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...
|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...
Hunter is originally from Houston, Texas and joined MWA in May of 2018 after graduating from Cal Poly San Louis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering. In his spare time he enjoys snowboarding, fishing, and canoeing. Hunter looks forward to furthering his knowledge and plan...
Originally from San Diego, CA, Robert earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. Robert joined MWA in July of 2019, and looks forward to furthering his knowledge in structural design, as well as earning his Professional Engineer l...
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 ...
Mike built his first wood frame structure in 2000 and was immediately hooked on Structural Engineering and Project Management. In 2003 he graduated from Palomar College with four Associates Degrees in Drafting and one in Architecture.
After college he spent the next decade in the San Diego area wo...
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...
Originally from Southern California, Cindy has lived in Truckee since 1993. She graduated from CSUN in 1989, and received a B.S. in Therapeutic Recreation. After working in Healthcare for 8 years, Cindy took the position of Office Manager for Summit Physical Therapy in Truckee in 1997. In 2011, Cind...
Originally from Kansas City, Eliot enjoys woodworking and metal fabrication. In college he ran his own construction company to pay for school at the University of Kansas(BA-Architecture). Following Graduation and a few years of bike touring Eliot moved to Truckee in search of deeper snow and pristin...
Finance and Administrative Manager, CFO
Lisa Potter, has been working in Accounting and Office Management since 1980, and has been with MWA since 1997.
Experience: Prior to working with MWA, Inc. she has held the following positions with a number of companies/corporations ranging in size from 1 to 700 employees: Chief Financial Offi...