Ryan Lloyd

Architect, AIA | Founding Principal

Master of Architecture
University of Oregon
Portland

Bachelor of Environmental Design
University of Colorado
Boulder

NCARB Certified
Colorado Licensed Architect

Ryan founded Echo Architecture in 2009, after he and his family made the decision to make Colorado Springs their home. With past experiences landing him in offices in Prague, Fort Collins, Colorado, and Portland, Ryan has been exposed to a variety of building types and environments.

His work exemplifies a unique approach to design, attention to detail, constructibility, and a conscientious response to local site, environmental, climatic, and social conditions.

Scott Schuster

Architect, LEED BD+C | Principal

Bachelor of Architecture
Kansas State University

LEED AP

Colorado Licensed Architect

After joining Echo in 2016, Scott took on the role of Principal in 2018 with the growth of the firm. Along with his impeccable attention to detail and ability to see a project from concept through construction, Scott has brought experience and expertise in public architecture and project management.

Courtney Wilson

Interior Designer, NCIDQ, IIDA | Principal

Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design
Savannah College of Art + Design

Bachelor of Science in Interior Design
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale

Courtney joined the Echo team in 2013 and stepped into a principal role in 2021. As Echo’s primary Interior Designer she has a major influence on the design of all projects and on some of Colorado Springs’ favorite cafes, breweries, restaurants, salons, and workspaces.

She brings a unique approach in using innovative and strategic methods for problem-solving to elevate projects without compromising aesthetic.

Jordan Peterson

Architect

Bachelor of Architecture
Auburn University

Bachelor of Interior Architecture
Auburn University

Colorado Licensed Architect

Jordan joined the Echo team in 2018 with experience in education, hospitality, residential, and non-profit design. As a frequent volunteer with Engineering Ministries International (EMI), she has gained worldwide experience in culturally diverse environments. Jordan is passionate about using design as a way to connect people, the environment, and communities together.

Tom Magnuson

Architectural Designer

Master of Architecture
University of Colorado
Denver

Bachelor of Environmental Design
University of Colorado
Boulder

Tom joined the Echo team in 2018 after several years of architecture and planning work in the Colorado Springs area. Through his experiences locally and internationally (through Engineering Ministries International), his approach to design strives to be holistic environmentally, culturally, and socially. Tom is passionate about creating beautiful places that connect people to each other and the environment around them.

Amy Schuster

Interior Designer, NCIDQ, IIDA

Bachelor of Science in Interior Design
Florida State University

Amy joined the Echo team in 2019 with exposure to a variety of healthcare projects throughout Colorado, as well as studies abroad in Europe. She enjoys grounding her work in the emotional and psychological impacts that design can create, with an emphasis on creating an overall memorable experience for users

Sarah Hood

Architectural Designer

Master of Architecture
University of Miami School of Architecture

Bachelor of the Arts, Major in Architecture
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Sarah joined the Echo team in 2019 with 6 years of experience in senior living, multi-family, and higher education. She is passionate about creating spaces that elevate the user experience and is particularly proficient in bringing client desires to reality by integrating unique details and design strategies.

Curtis Mueller

Architectural Designer

Master of Architecture
Kansas State University

Curtis began his career in St. Louis, Missouri with experience in residential, hospitality and historic adaptive reuse projects. With ardent attention to the details, Curtis believes that design matters and small ideas can have a big impact on the surrounding community.