MARTIN GOLDSTEIN | PRINCIPAL

When not tending to Venture, Martin savors time with his wife and three daughters. Having gotten back into shape in his early 40’s, he rides road bikes early in the morning and is training for several rides and triathlons... hoping that one day his combination of professional talents and physical fitness will one day land him work as a professional Astronaut.
EDUCATION

Master of Architecture.  University of Colorado.  President, AIAS.

Bachelor of Arts.  University of Pittsburgh.  Minors: Philosophy, Studio Arts, History.

REGISTRATIONS

Licensed Architect.  State of Colorado,  State of Oklahoma

National Council of Architecture Registration Boards. 

LEED AP.  BD + C.  

MELISSA SHELTON GOLDSTEIN | PRINCIPAL

While juggling family and high level input at Venture, Melissa loves to take long runs, hike, create art in her home studio, travel, and mix her special margarita recipe... unless it's a Moscow Mule kind of day.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Interior Design.  University of Oklahoma.  Minor in Art History.

REGISTRATIONS

National Council for Interior Design Qualification. 

SARA ZEZULKA | PROJECT MANAGER

After living in the Midwest for her entire life, Sara moved to Denver to attend grad school at the University of Colorado Denver. She is an avid traveler with a strong passion for art, architecture, and loves exploring new cities. Sara enjoys Denver for its mix of city and outdoor adventures and takes full advantage of both in her spare time. On the weekends you can find Sara snowboarding, trying new restaurants and breweries, with her dog at one of the many parks around town, or at a museum.
EDUCATION

Master of Architecture. University of Colorado Denver.

Design-Build Certificate. University of Colorado, Denver.

Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design. Kent State University.

REGISTRATIONS

National Council of Architecture Registration Boards.  Intern Development Program.

JEFF SCOTT | PROJECT MANAGER

Jeff and his family relish spending their free time in their summer home, A vintage RV named Rosie. When not out and about in Colorado he enjoys refurbishing his home into an urban farm oasis. Jeff also enjoys playing sports such as hockey and volleyball.
EDUCATION

Master of Architecture.  Savannah College of Art & Design.

Bachelor of Science in Architecture.  Bowling Green State University.

REGISTRATIONS

National Council of Architecture Registration Boards.  Intern Development Program.

JOSH YOUNG | PROJECT MANAGER

Josh and his wife recently moved back to Colorado after two years spent in New York City. As a Denver native, he feels like his heart belongs in Colorado and couldn’t be happier to be back in the West. In his free time, Josh brings his love of problem solving and design home with him in the form of furniture design, electronics and other DIY projects. His latest endeavor included building his own 3d-printer from parts.
EDUCATION

Masters of Architecture. University of Colorado, Denver.

Bachelor of Environmental Design. University of Colorado, Boulder.

REGISTRATIONS

Licensed Architect. State of Colorado

National Council of Architecture Registration Boards

ISLEA GALAZIN | PROJECT MANAGER

Islea is a recent transplant to the Mile High city, from the East Coast. When she isn't exploring Denver she is catching a plane for a weekend getaway. Her love for design and exploring new places is only rivaled by her passion for brunch with bottomless mimosas. 
EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design. Savannah College of Art & Design

REGISTRATIONS

National Council of Architecture Registration Boards

MEGAN MAHAFFEY | DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Megan loves to explore this growing city, making new friends and learning about all Colorado has to offer. Most weekends she escapes the city to explore the beautiful Rockies with her canine comrade, Burley.  She has always been quite the music enthusiast and enjoys live shows in her free time.
EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.  Auburn University.  Major in Finance.

JAMES HART | PROJECT MANAGER

James has a beautiful wife and two little girls. James loves to explore, and when he is not in the office, you’ll typically find him outside snowboarding, hiking, taking beautiful landscape photos, or exploring Colorful Colorado. 
EDUCATION

Masters of Architecture. University of Colorado, Denver.

Design-Build Certificate. University of Colorado, Denver.

Bachelor of Environmental Design. University of Colorado, Boulder.

REGISTRATIONS

National Council of Architecture Registration Boards. Intern development program

BURLEY | INTERN

Burley is the official greeter at Venture Architecture. His favorite thing to do is block the door and give guests no option but to pet him. Burley enjoys long, uninterrupted stare-downs.  On days when not at work, Burley enjoys running in the woods and taking long naps. His best friend at work is Wintworth the squirrel. Squirrel? Squirrel?! Squirrel!!!

HELENA TIBOLT | PROJECT MANAGER

Helena and her husband are recent transplants to the Mile High city, most recently from Southern New Mexico. They have been busy exploring the vibrant city life and culture and enjoying the cooler mountain air. In her free-time, you can find Helena running, hiking, and scouting out the best eats and drinks in the city. 
EDUCATION

Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design.*  Kansas State University.  

*Comprehensive curriculum integrating baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate degrees.

REGISTRATIONS

National Council of Interior Design Qualifications, [NCIDQ]

OLIVIA HART | PROJECT MANAGER

Although Olivia grew up in (very) rural New Mexico, she is a metropolitan woman at heart. If she wasn’t in the design world Olivia could see herself mixing techno beats with heart thumping bass in a downtown nightclub. She is also a huge fan of train transportation/traveling, delicious food at hipster restaurants, and will challenge anyone to a Words With Friends match any day.
EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture & Design.  University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

REGISTRATIONS

Prosci, Certified Change Practioner

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