BNIM Announces Newest Leaders

Adam Cohen, AIA, LEED AP has become an Associate Principal at BNIM. Cohen has 19 years of experience and he is currently working on the Oberlin Green Arts District in Oberlin, OH. Previously, he was project manager for the LEED Platinum Kansas City Power and Light Headquarters (KCP&L), which is a model for retrofitting older buildings to today’s sustainable design standards.

Tom Hilton, AIA has been named an Associate Principal at BNIM. Hilton works in BNIM’s Des Moines, IA office and is currently managing the Art Building Replacement Project at the University of Iowa in collaboration with Design Architect,Steven Holl Architects. He has 20 years of experience, with a focus on projects in the higher education market. He plays a critical in the operation of BNIM’s Des Moines, IA office.

Brian McKinney, AIA, LEED AP has become an Associate Principal at BNIM. McKinney has 25 years of experience and is currently Project Architect for Walnut Street Housing at Missouri State University. He was a Project Architect for theKiowa County Schools which replaced the K-12 facilities of the Greensburg School District that were destroyed in a EF5 tornado in May 2007.

Christina Hoxie, AICP has been named an Associate at BNIM. Hoxie has 13 years of experience and is currently working on the Flint Hills Regional Plan, a HUD Sustainable Communities project. While her work has spanned the scales of design from interiors to regional planning, her primary focus is on stimulating vibrant community relationships informed by a systems-based approach.

Aaron Ross, RLA, LEED AP has been named an Associate and Director of Design for Landscape Architecture with BNIM. In 6 years of practice, he has been involved with many of BNIM’s most sustainable landscape designs, including projects in Greensburg, KS, the Oberlin Green Arts District, and the Petite Riviere development in Montreal, Quebec. He is currently working on a proposal for the sustainable redevelopment of the NSA East Bank in New Orleans, LA.