About Us

PARADIGM DESIGN is a national Architectural & Engineering firm with offices in Michigan and Arizona. By combining architectural design and engineering services, we have significantly reduced construction time as well as energy and operation costs for our clients. Our expertise in both the public and private sector has earned us national recognition as leaders in the industry. Our passion for creating creative solutions paired with decades of experience ensures that each project is completed on time, on brand and on budget.

Architecture and Engineering often must work together to efficiently complete a project. Our in-house departments are able to work together seamlessly to provide you with the answers and solutions you need fast. We pride ourselves on our teamwork and attention to detail.

Professionals Licensed in Almost All 50 States

Meet Our Leadership

Mike V Johnson

Mike V Johnson

Electrical Practice Area Leader
Dave Hendershott

Dave Hendershott

Principal
Kim Vandenberg

Kim Vandenberg

Family Entertainment Center Division Leader
Joe Greco

Joe Greco

President
John Walsh

John Walsh

Vice President
Courtney Lutz

Courtney Lutz

Human Resource Manager
Bill Hadlock

Bill Hadlock

CEO & Principal
Mike J Johnson

Mike J Johnson

Architectural Practice Area Leader
William Brunner

William Brunner

Principal
Brian Sinnott

Brian Sinnott

Civil Engineering Practice Area Leader
Amy Caudle

Amy Caudle

Marketing Manager

1974

R. Murphy & Associates
established by Richard Murphy in Grand Rapids, Ml.

1979

Dwight Huskey
Promoted to partner; firm name is changed to Murphy Huskey & Asst.
Huskey serves as CFO.

1987

William Brunner
Brunner promoted to partner level; overseas office management & structural engineering of projects.
Firm becomes known as MHB Design Group Inc.

1998

Joseph Greco
Promoted to partner & serves as head of documentation review and quality control.

2000

Civil Engineering
Civil department is established & Bill Hadlock joins the team as Director of Civil Engineering

2000

Paradigm Design
Company is renamed & relocates to new facility at 550 3 Mile Road in Grand Rapids. MI

2001

Dwight Huskey
Dwight Huskey takes over as President of Pardigm Design

2002

Bill Hadlock
Bill Hadlock promoted to partner level

2006

Paradigm Design becomes LEED Accredited by the United States Green Building Council.

2009

Meijer Norton Shores becomes Paradigm Design’s first LEED project. receiving LEED Silver.

2014

Dwight HuskeyRetires
Dwight Huskey retires from the position of President in December. William Brunner takes over as President of Paradigm

2015

John Walsh
John Walsh promoted to partner level. Serves as Corporate Director

2015

MEP Engineering
In January, MEP Engineering Department established. Mike Johnson, P.E. is employed as MEP Engineering Practice Area Leader

2017

Traverse City, MI Office
Paradigm Design North is established

2018

Phoenix, AZ Office
Paradigm Design Expands to Arizona with a Southwest location

2019

David Hendershott
David Hendershott promoted to principal Level

Today

Today
Paradigm Design employs over 55 Architects, Engineers $ support staff in three office locations

1974

R. Murphy & Associates
established by Richard Murphy in Grand Rapids, Ml.

1979

Dwight Huskey
Promoted to partner; firm name is changed to Murphy Huskey & Asst.
Huskey serves as CFO.

1987

William Brunner
Brunner promoted to partner level; overseas office management & structural engineering of projects.
Firm becomes known as MHB Design Group Inc.

1998

Joseph Greco
Promoted to partner & serves as head of documentation review and quality control.

2000

Civil Engineering
Civil department is established & Bill Hadlock joins the team as Director of Civil Engineering

2000

Paradigm Design
Company is renamed & relocates to new facility at 550 3 Mile Road in Grand Rapids. MI

2001

Dwight Huskey
Dwight Huskey takes over as President of Pardigm Design

2002

Bill Hadlock
Bill Hadlock promoted to partner level

2006

Paradigm Design becomes LEED Accredited by the United States Green Building Council.

2009

Meijer Norton Shores becomes Paradigm Design’s first LEED project. receiving LEED Silver.

2014

Dwight HuskeyRetires
Dwight Huskey retires from the position of President in December. William Brunner takes over as President of Paradigm

2015

John Walsh
John Walsh promoted to partner level. Serves as Corporate Director

2015

MEP Engineering
In January, MEP Engineering Department established. Mike Johnson, P.E. is employed as MEP Engineering Practice Area Leader

2017

Traverse City, MI Office
Paradigm Design North is established

2018

Phoenix, AZ Office
Paradigm Design Expands to Arizona with a Southwest location

2019

David Hendershott
David Hendershott promoted to principal Level

Today

Today
Paradigm Design employs over 55 Architects, Engineers $ support staff in three office locations

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