Tim and Ian Promoted to Principals at COLE

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Cole Architects Boise Principals

Tim and Ian Promoted to Principals at COLE

Boise, Idaho, January 2021 — Cole Architects is excited to announce the expansion of its leadership team. The firm promoted Tim Grissom and Ian Hoffman to principal partners, joining Managing Principal, Matt Huffield.

“Tim and Ian have excelled and been a significant part of our success at Cole Architects,” explained Huffield. “Their promotion to the leadership team brings a level of talent to our company that will push the boundaries in design and strengthen our growth in the industry.”

Grissom and Hoffman will be actively involved in firm management and various projects, overseeing design, production, and operations. 

Tim Grissom’s work has been remarkable in his role as Senior Project Architect at Cole. He’s led a variety of projects such as HD Fowler Offices, Riverside Hotel Engineering Building, and Functional Medicine of Idaho’s Meridian Office. Grissom brings with him an undying curiosity and a passion for innovation and creative problem solving that benefits projects and clients alike. Grissom is a graduate of the University of Idaho and currently serves on the Idaho Board of Architectural Examiners. 

As a Senior Project Architect at Cole, Ian Hoffman has led a multitude of projects, notably the recently completed Ronald McDonald House in Boise and the Pet IQ Headquarters in Eagle. Hoffman is a talented and passionate architect, with an eye for appropriate design and innovative systems. He has the ability to work integrally with all members of the design team as well as clients, the community, and other stakeholders, greatly benefiting each project. Hoffman is a graduate of the University of Oregon, is involved in the Idaho AIA Central Board of Directors, and is the AIA Idaho State Disaster Assistance Coordinator. 

Cole’s team of 16 includes 10 licensed architects with a diversity of talents, backgrounds, and expertise working in a collaborative environment. Last year Cole Architects was recognized as one of the Top Ten Best Places to Work in Idaho. “We are honored by this award. It shows we are moving in the right direction and building a great culture along with working on exciting projects,” Huffield shared. 

About Cole Architects
Since 1995, Cole Architects has attracted a diversity of talent, backgrounds, and expertise that lends itself to a collaborative environment and well-balanced work. To date, Cole Architects has been recognized by AIA Idaho, AIA Washington, Sunset Magazine, Intermountain Contractor, Idaho Historic Preservation Council, City of Boise Building Excellence Awards, Idaho Smart Growth, and Best Places to Work in Idaho. Cole Architects’ portfolio features a range locally and regionally recognized projects including Boise Fire Stations 4 and 8, the Ronald McDonald House in Boise, Ketchum Fire Station, and Pet IQ Headquarters in Eagle.