Meet our new Associates!


GBBN recently recognized the leadership of employees who never stop asking themselves, “and?” when it comes to their work, how they mentor others, and push design forward. Congratulations to our new Associates!

Daniel Colvard is a knowledgeable, inventive, and thorough designer who supports colleagues’ professional development and consistently seeks relationships in strategic areas for GBBN.

Stefan Cornelis is an empathetic designer and communicator who guides clients through thoughtful, provocative design and works closely to support his colleagues’ design growth.

Dean Furlan’s technical mastery and project delivery experience makes him an invaluable resource to both clients and colleagues in GBBN’s healthcare market and throughout the practice.

Mary Jo Minerich builds deep trust with clients as she guides them through the design process and brings an insightful, thoughtful eye to her own work, her teams, and the firm.

Erin Schmidt is both a strategist and tactician who works to solve design problems by harnessing the skills and insights of multidisciplinary teams while helping individuals develop and grow.

Chen Xue is a fearless explorer of different techniques and new ideas to create great design and has become a go-to resource for young designers in the office.