New Vice Presidents Named

During the 2019 Annual Shareholders Meeting, the FGM Architects Board of Directors announced the appointment of key personnel to the positions of Vice President.


In Oak Brook, architect Michael Denz, interior designer Carol Stolt and Director of Marketing & Communication Caroline Brogan are now FGM Vice Presidents.


In Austin, architects Bob Galloway and John Jackson co-founders of Jackson Galloway Architects (JGA) are now Vice Presidents of Jackson Galloway FGM Architects while architects Kennedy Colombo and David Polkinghorn, formerly Principals with JGA are now Jackson Galloway FGM Architects Vice Presidents.

Announcing the appointments, John Dzarnowski, FGM President notes that, “As FGM Architects builds its business in the Texas marketplace, we embrace the experience and expertise of our new colleagues in senior leadership roles. At our Oak Brook headquarters, we recognize the achievements of long-time colleagues, Mike Denz, Carol Stolt and Caroline Brogan and look forward to their continued contributions to our strategic growth plans.”


About FGM’s new Vice Presidents



Mike Denz

FGM Architects promoted Mike Denz, AIA to Vice President. He joined the firm in 2006 and specializes in the design of PK-12 educational environments. Notable projects include: Morton West Freshman Academy, Morton East and West Knowledge Commons Renovations, Mt Vernon Career Academy High School, St. Rita High School Fitness Center Addition & Cicero Warren Park Elementary School. Mike received his BArch. from the University of Illinois-Chicago and MArch. from the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign.


Carol Stolt

FGM Architects promoted Carol Stolt, Allied ASID, WELL AP to Vice President. Carol has practiced interior design with FGM Architects since 2009. Carol concentrates primarily on design for higher education and corporate projects and also serves on the firmwide Resilient Design committee. Carol is a thought leader in the growing use of the WELL Building Standard and among the first cohort of interior designers to be certified for her knowledge and experience. Carol received her BSci. degree from the Harrington Institute.


Caroline Brogan

FGM Architects promoted Caroline Brogan, CPSM to Vice President. She joined the firm in 2004 as the Marketing Manager and was promoted to Director of Marketing and Communication in 2018. Caroline is responsible for firm wide marketing efforts and helps develop and lead strategic initiatives to build FGM’s brand visibility and expand awareness of the firm’s expertise in core practice areas. She received her BArch from Concordia University.




Bob Galloway

Jackson Galloway FGM Architects promoted Bob Galloway, AIA, CSI to Vice President. Bob co-founded Jackson Galloway Architects in 1997. He is an expert in design for educational, athletic, faith-based, and community facilities. Notable projects include Greater Mt Zion Baptist Church, and Hutto City Hall & Library. Bob received his BArch. from the University of Arkansas School of Architecture.





John Jackson

Jackson Galloway FGM Architects promoted John Jackson, AIA, RID to Vice President. John co-founded Jackson Galloway Architects in 1997. He is an expert in faith-based and commercial projects, and, as Managing Director of JGFGM, also leads the client service and business development efforts. Notable projects include Austin Oaks Church and Grace Covenant Church. John received his BArch. from the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture and MArch. from the University of Texas-Austin.



Kennedy Colombo

Jackson Galloway FGM Architects promoted Kennedy Colombo, AIA, LEED AP BD+C to Vice President. Kennedy is an expert in the design of educational, faith-based, office, restaurant, and health care facilities, Kennedy has been on staff in the Austin office since 2007. Notable projects include Special Olympics Texas Headquarters, and Grace Bible Church in Houston. He received a BArch. from the University of Houston and his Master of Architectural History from the University of Texas-Austin.



David Polkinghorn

Jackson Galloway FGM Architects promoted David Polkinghorn, AIA to Vice President. He joined Jackson Galloway Architects in 2007 and his experience includes faith-based architecture, public school design in the Houston area as well as historic preservation, civic and residential design. Notable projects include Austin Baptist Church, and Redeemer Presbyterian Church in San Antonio. He received his Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University.

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