Todd Heirls Arcwest Architects

Todd L. Heirls

Architect & Founding Partner

Todd founded ArcWest to focus on project management and operational organization and build a firm portfolio of both residential and commercial projects. The profession recognizes Todd as a responsive project manager with an in-depth understanding of integrated building systems and construction methods.  As a project leader Todd collaborates directly with owners and senior management to develop a design that meets the client’s goals with functional and aesthetic solutions.

Todd’s hobbies include mountain biking, skiing, camping and welding. Todd had become and experienced welder and many time fabricates custom steel details used in ArcWests projects. Prior to forming ArcWest Todd held senior management positions with national A&E firms.

Todd is married to Tina and they have two children; Connor and Ainsley

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Kevin H. Anderson

Architect & Founding Partner

Kevin founded ArcWest to focus on design and build a firm portfolio of both residential and commercial projects. Kevin has been a licensed Colorado Architect for over 25 years and is known as a creative and strong designer with a thorough understanding of the architectural and construction process.  This is demonstrated with successfully completed projects as diverse as corporate office buildings, publishing facilities, urban redevelopment and single family residences.

Kevin’s hobbies include traveling, mountain biking, hiking, camping and enjoying Denver’s urban culture. Prior to forming ArcWest Kevin and his wife Erika spent two years in the South Pacific country of Vanuatu and Peace Corps Volunteers.

Kevin is married to Erika and they have a daughter named Isla.


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Robin P. Adams

Architect & Partner

Robin has been practicing Architecture in Denver for over 20 years and maintains a LEED Green Associate certificate. Robin strives to maintain a reputation for dedication and focus towards client service while offering creative solutions at all levels of design and construction issues. As a project manager, Robin brings a depth of  planning & design experience to each unique project.

Robin’s hobbies include mountain biking, skiing, camping, photography and music.

Robin is married to Susan and they have three children; Hazel, Althea and Delilah.

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Betsy Lawton

Architectural Associate

Betsy joined the ArcWest team in September 2014. Betsy and her husband Matt, both from the San Francisco area, moved to Colorado to advance their careers and take advantage of the abundance of nature and urban activities.  Before joining ArcWest Architects Betsy’s responsibilities included Habitat Technician intern, Teaching Assistant-ship and CAD / Revit technical Intern.

Betsy’s hobbies include exploring the Arvada and Denver areas bike trails, taking her dog Lucy for daily walks, home renovation projects and cooking.



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Cameron Kruger ArcWest Architects

Cameron Kruger

Architectural Associate

Cameron joined the ArcWest team in January 2015. Cameron and his wife, Mary Beth, are enjoying their move to Denver and the opportunities that the growing metro Denver area provides.  Before joining ArcWest Architects, Cameron worked in Boulder as a General Contractors assistant on the renovation of multi family units, scope and bid coordination for an Arkansas excavation company and the Espo Fire and Water department in Tulsa, OK.

Cameron has studied abroad in both Rome Italy and Nicaragua.

Cameron’s hobbies include construction, sustainable design, camping, snowboarding and classic cars.

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Brian Spotts

Architectural Associate

Brian joined the ArcWest team in August of 2015. Brian grew up in Florida and received his Master degree in architecture at the University of New Mexico. He moved to Colorado to advance his architectural knowledge and enjoy the natural surroundings of Colorado. Before working in architecture he did construction work on custom beach homes in Florida.

Brian interests are snowboarding, mountain biking, camping, fishing, guitar/music and spending time with his dog, Laska.

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Thomas Maderick ArcWest Architects

Thomas Maderick

Architectural Associate

Thomas Maderick joined the ArcWest team in February 2016 after earning his Master’s degree at the University of Colorado, Denver.

While working toward his degree, Thomas worked at CU Denver’s Colorado Center of Community Development (CCCD), where he produced site assessments, schematic designs, master plans, renderings and cost estimates.  He also worked as a supervisor in the Design Fabrication Lab at CU Denver’s College of Architecture and Planning.

Thomas studies Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He also enjoys cooking, carpentry, football… Go Raiders (what!?), and video games.

Thomas is married to Alessia and they have a Dog named Kryo.

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Mason Novak ArcWest Architects

Mason Novak

Architectural Associate

Mason joined ArcWest in April 2016 after moving back to Denver from Bozeman, Montana where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Design and graduated with honors from Montana State University.

Baseball, hockey, skiing, and hunting for deer, antelope and pheasant are among Mason’s interests. He’s also a competitive volleyball player and enjoys traveling for tournaments.

Mason very much enjoys working at ArcWest where he’s able to further his education and is involved in both residential and commercial projects.


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Jose Juarez ArcWest Architects

Joe Juarez

Architectural Associate

Joe Juarez has been with the ArcWest team since October 2015. He brings a multi‐disciplinary background and a highly diverse skill set to ArcWest, including two Master’s Degrees in Architecture and Urban Design.

Prior to coming to ArcWest, Joe worked as a Research Assistant with the Colorado Center for Community Development. There he worked alongside fellow grad students and professionals providing design consultation to public organizations, developers, and civic leaders across Denver Metro and the state of Colorado.

While pursuing his education, Joe had the opportunity to study local architecture in Italy. While there he worked on two projects in Gioiosa Marea, Sicily and Verona, Veneto, which involved proposing design solutions for sites suffering from major crisis.

Joe enjoys fishing and working on the computer in his free time.

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Mike Perry

Architectural Associate

Mike joined the ArcWest team in August 2017. After receiving his Bachelors and Masters of Architecture from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Mike moved back to his hometown of New Orleans where he gained a year and a half of experience working on traditional New Orleans style homes at a local architecture firm.

During his spare time, Mike enjoys hiking, sketching / watercoloring, and traveling to compete in ultimate Frisbee tournaments.

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