Bergen Hashemian

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As Strategy Director, Bergen supports Huckabee’s strategic growth and leads the firm’s business development and communications efforts. She has been with Huckabee for more than seven years, developing and implementing comprehensive strategies and solutions that respond to the complex needs of public education. Bergen also works with our clients and the Huckabee team to share the stories that shape public education and celebrate the impact we collectively have on the success of all students.

Marty Massey

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Marty provides leadership to our firm as the Vice President of Construction Services. He has a hand in every project at Huckabee—overseeing our construction team members and ensuring quality delivery at all levels. With nearly four decades of industry experience across Texas, Marty understands that every region is unique. He is a champion for continual improvement and a firm believer that people are at the core of everything we do. 

Luke Powell

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Luke is well versed in project planning, design, documentation and administration. For nearly 20 years, he has overseen initiatives related to design, code compliance, client satisfaction and strategic growth. Luke is known for his commitment to due diligence and his meticulous, process-driven approach to project management. With experience in commercial, residential and interior design, Luke understands the need to build spaces that create community and maximize functionality. 

Darrick Jahn

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Darrick has served educational clients for more than 20 years, providing expertise in interior design for a variety of academic, workforce development and athletic facilities. He leads Huckabee’s interior design team, providing mentorship, development and best practices around the comprehensive interior design of a project. Darrick also works closely with school districts and design teams to create spaces that foster connectivity, that encourage engagement and that represent campus and district culture.

Paul Thompson

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Paul has more than two decades of experience in architectural design. He has been with Huckabee since 2014 and has a proven track record of excellence in client service. Paul has worked on many of Huckabee’s most complex projects; his ability to see the big picture complements his technical mindset. There is not a problem that Paul can’t solve through his extensive knowledge-base or collective wisdom with his team.
As Vice President of Operations, Paul is innovative, resilient and considerate, and he is held in high regard by his team and those he serves. In his role, Paul provides leadership to the firm’s project practice team, focusing on quality, delivery, mentorship, growth and opportunity.

Daren Kirbo

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Daren is a firm believer in people–in building them up and working with them on a personal level to better their communities. At Huckabee, he’s had many opportunities to practice this belief, and for over two decades he has helped our clients, employees and firm think strategically about education, design and community.

Konrad Judd

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Konrad is an internationally-recognized thought-leader in educational design. For over two decades, he’s focused on this one thing: partnering with educational clients to design facilities that excel in form and function. His philosophy is based on the belief that design should be holistic, human-centric and evidence-based in its execution. Konrad instills this approach in everything he touches, fostering innovation, collaboration and intention with clients and with his team.

Kerri Brady

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Kerri focuses on educational planning, educational research, school safety + security and change management. She helps clients shape the learning experience by facilitating in-depth conversations and explorations on vision, curriculum, experience and space. Kerri serves on the board of directors for the Texas School Safety Center as the architect member and plays an important leadership role in the LEx Collaborative, a partnership between Huckabee, ESC Region 12 and Baylor University that focuses on educational research and the built environment’s impact on student success. Most recently, Kerri led the charge to rewrite the School Facility Standards for the State of Texas and co-authored an international book about the role of Career and Technical Education in 21st century learning.

Christopher M. Huckabee

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Chris is the Chief Executive Officer of Huckabee, a nationally recognized architecture and engineering firm. He stepped into the role more than 30 years ago, poised to build upon the legacy that his father started in 1967 when Huckabee opened. Under Chris’s leadership, Huckabee experienced incredible growth by focusing on the expansion of services, expertise and impact. Chris built a national network of partners and firms that bring the best in planning and design practices to the communities we serve. He also adopted a culture of MORE for the firm, creating a comprehensive approach to design that extends beyond architecture and engineering services. As “More Than Architects,” Huckabee brings together specialists in planning, interior design, communications, branding, furniture, environmental graphics, research and construction to deliver holistic solutions to meet the evolving needs of our clients. Chris also serves on multiple boards and speaks frequently on topics relevant to education and the A/E industry. Chris was twice appointed to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and recently served a term as the Chairman of the Board of Regents at Texas Tech University, his alma mater.