Our team is capable and hardworking—not just in terms of meeting your requirements, but in terms of balancing your needs against your budget while still providing high quality design. Principals Ray Mow, Steve Storaasli, and Jay Peterson have countless years of educational planning, architectural design and project management experience.

In addition to our Principals, EMA has a full-service team that is known for their ability to wear multiple hats. We are architects, educational planners, specification writers, budget analysts, construction administrators, project managers, and more. And we’re all here, working together to provide you with a full range of our comprehensive services.  


Steven Storaasli

Managing Principal

Steve provides project oversight and quality control through all phases of a project, and is skilled at translating the needs, desires, and program goals of clients into successful built facilities. >>Read More>>

Jay Peterson

Managing Principal

Jay is involved with both daily operations and long-range planning, and has successfully completed numerous projects including new construction, modernizations, and additions.
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Raymond Mow


Ray is a hands-on, practical field architect and project manager. He leads team members for in depth evaluations of project details, challenging conditions, and critical phasing of projects.
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Wade Jensen

Senior Architect

Bowen Tubbs


Sean P. Ragudo


Ellie Behzad

Architectural Designer

Andrea P. Case

Architectural Designer

Yifei Lou

Architectural Designer

Kristin Ericson

Architectural Designer

Josh Murphy

Production Manager / IT

Jamie Maniatis

CAD / Revit Specialist

Paul DeMoncada

Construction Administrator

Cindy Peterson

Financial Manager

Tonya Murphy

Office Manager