Clayton Arrowood


Explores, expands, & innovates in the wonder of architecture. It runs in the family. MArch. from University of Kentucky. Enters design competitions in his spare time. Also drawn to visual arts. Stand back and watch the creative wheels turn!

Aero Bechtle


UO Clark Honors College grad. BArch, Summa Cum Laude with a thesis on accessible lighting design. Loves to hike, make music, swim, play video games, & try new recipes. Passionate about designing for everyone, regardless of demographic & abilities.

Larry Banks

Principal, Architect

For decades, he has helped chart our course. Calm under pressure, he leads complex projects. His intelligence, knowledge, and encouragement inspire our growth. He navigates complexities, earns peers’ respect, clients’ praise.

Waymon Banks


Started in construction. Carpenter. Liked to figure out how things fit together. Texas roots. Architecture undergrad at A&M. MARCH at UO for sustainable side of the field. Time outdoors with wife & 4 kids. PIVOT figured out we fit together.

Toby Barwood

Principal, Architect

Light heart, humor, creative spirit. Makes the everyday space special. Deep, broad expertise: punchy remodels, elegant transit stations. Driven & thoughtful, leads office and projects with humility. Empowers those around him.

Carly Bushman


Driven to create authentic, community-oriented spaces. Clark Honors College grad with BArch & minor in interior architecture from UO. Determined year-round bike commuter. Can be found indoor climbing, admiring dogs, or savoring Sour Patch Kids.

Scott Clarke

Associate, Architect

Versed in the minutiae of technical details & big, abstract ideas. Likes things classical from cars to music. Teaches UO architecture studios. Focuses office discussion about design. Deep understanding of how things are made.

KC Eck


Crabbing at the Coast, cheering on the Ducks in Eugene, and hiking all in between. KC is an outdoor enthusiast. Incorporates his passion for net zero/net positive architecture into work. Family time is the best time.

Jacky Grey


Master of Architecture from the UO, BAs in math, art from Eastern Oregon. Hands-on construction experience in concrete, carpentry, cabinet making. Equally comfortable fishing, on motorcycles, playing classical piano, & surfing.

Katie Hall

Principal, Architect

Driven architect with a winning smile as big as her talent. Cal Poly grad with energy & creativity to keep our design juices flowing. Focused, detailed, delightful, & involved. Vital to our retail, transit, & public safety projects.

Alisha Hinkle

Interior Designer

Nurtured an artist’s eye. Painting & drawing led to a detail-oriented designer. Deftly applies texture & color. No car & can’t ride a bike, but finds a balance for human-centered design. Writes & records classical music. Strikes a chord with us.

Kelley Howell

Principal, Architect

With awareness, she hears it all: big picture, subtleties, uncovers magic. From Florida, now deeply rooted here. Thoughtful designer and leader. Shepherds housing, public projects. Walks her dogs. Embraces Oregon’s radiance.

Clay Neal


After a career in public service—public safety—changed gears to architecture. Likes to build things & spent time as a carpenter. Recipient of the inaugural PIVOT Fellowship while at the UO. Looked for solutions to “Missing Middle” housing crisis.

Kyle O'Hearn


Kyle’s journey began in construction at 16. Developed a passion to reduce, reuse, & recycle. Degrees in conservation biology, environmental studies, & M.Arch stints in Americorps & teaching in China. Woodworking, outdoors, travel his diversions.

Stephanie Robert

Interior Designer

Upbeat, optimistic and positive, a Eugene native who’s drawn to anything on the water. Sports cars too. Started space planning as a kid. Rearranged her room frequently to maximize space & create different looks. She positively fits in our group.

Jenni Rogers


Jenni brings new life to old items – restoring furniture, repurposing materials, renovating buildings. A persistent problem solver & motivated to take on new challenges. Find her in the garden, canning, brewing, or hiking with her Malamute.

Craig Runyon

Marketing Director

Channels our voice, refines our message. Career as journalist, graphic designer opens possibilities to show & tell compelling stories. Diehard soccer fan, coaches youth sports. Connects with the community & drives our business development efforts.

Bill Seider

Senior Architect

Thoughtful & insightful. Unwavering professionalism, legendary intuition. Partner for 40 years, now relishes time NOT in management meetings. Umbrella on rainy days, sailboat in summer. Raised in NYC, educated in OK. His sensibilities? Pure NW.

Alana Singleton

Administrative Assistant

International traveler from the business world. Étudié en France. A lifter of weights and knitting needles, her hands are often covered in potting soil or baking flour. Not ashamed to bask in the guilty-pleasure glory of reality TV and chocolate.

Alexis Sliwinski


We get a charge out of Alexis. A recent transplant from Ohio, her friendly, warm personality fits in here. She loves taking the old, tired, & worn out—whether people or buildings—and re-energizing them. Catch her paddle boarding around town.

John Stapleton

Principal, Architect

Past life as a contractor with architecture and engineering training. He knows how to build his dreams. Harmonizes big ideas with focused details. Add a deep interest in sustainability and you have a talented architect.

Nita Tjahjana


Followed the wind from the breezy mountains and valleys of Java, Indonesia to the sunshine and greenery of the PNW. Passionate about technology and how it’s used to change the world. Hike. Bike. Read. Make. A nerd and not afraid to admit it.

Francisco Toledo


Perhaps PIVOT’s most worldly employee. Lived in China & Mexico. Traveled all over learning from different flavors & cultures. BARCH from the UO. Humble and unassuming. Easy smile & sense of humor to match. His spirit animal? The Teddy Bear.

Kari Turner

Principal, Architect

Good humor, easy going. Draws best from others to make complex projects breezy. Behind many creative transit projects. Questions design ideas with warmth & humanity. Designs engaging, iconic, places accessible to all.

Burke Wardle


Love of architecture rooted in its infinite opportunities. Comes to OR from CA for outdoor exploits. Camping, snowboarding, wakeboarding. Needs a thicker wetsuit now. Apple didn’t fall far; dad was an architect too. Woodworking his solace.

Martha Wassweiler

Interior Designer

From chilly Minnesota to balmy Eugene. UO graduate with a passion for landscape architecture and how it can overlap with interior design. Distance runner, artist, knitter, and skilled unicyclist.

Karen Williams


From London via Florida. Actor, speaker, architect with head for complex buildings. Leadership force with Women in Architecture, AIA (won ‘14 Young Architect award). Loves Oregon: hiking, climbing, yoga, singing in the rain.

Angela Wilson

Accounting Administrator

Shopper, dog lover, numbers person. Away from the office, she's out in her country home landscaping or watching football. Using her accounting experience while at PIVOT, ensuring that i's dotted, t’s crossed. All with great energy.

Molly Winter


After a career in sustainable water strategies, switched to architecture to connect people to water. MArch from UO, and likes to sew clothes, backpack, and illustrate portraits. Watch her flow in her TedX presentation and see why we are drawn to her.