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Guy Bazzani

Guy Bazzani, CEO, LEED-AP

Guy leads West Michigan with his expertise in sustainable business practices through his firm’s architectural design, construction, and real estate services. With more than 30 years of experience in commercial and residential development, Guy manages a team of experienced professionals committed to innovative solutions in green building technologies, historic preservation and urban revitalization.  

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Peter Skornia

Peter Skornia, President, LEED-AP

Peter has worked in the design and construction industry for owners, designers, contractors and developers on projects in over 25 states. These projects include new construction and renovation in office, residential, educational and medical markets ranging in cost from less than 100 thousand to over 100 million.

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Mark Steenbergen

Mark Steenbergen, Project Manager, LEED-AP

Mark has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years and has been instrumental in a variety of local projects including Lacks Cancer Center, DeVos/Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, and the Martineau Project, He started his career working in the field and progressed up through the ranks from Foreman to Site Superintendent, Estimator and Project Manager.

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Bill Nagelhaut

Bill Nagelhaut, Project Superintendent

Bill has worked in the construction industry for 20 years on many different types of projects around the country as a carpenter and project superintendent. His hands on experience and communication skills are beneficial in developing schedules and work plans with owners and subcontractors, and critical in implementing them.

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Baird Hawkins

Baird Hawkins, Investments/Sales

Baird has worked with Bazzani Associates since 2008 and concentrates in commercial real estate funding and development.  

With Bazzani, Baird has focused on neighborhood re-development projects to reposition older commercial buildings with new investment.  This urban revitalization strategy enables investors to improve returns while building neighborhoods.   Re-development of out-of-date buildings acts as a catalyst for new investment and ideas that build sustainable communities.

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Ellyn Olney

Ellyn Olney, Office Manager

Ellyn brings years of experience to the Bazzani team as our Office Manager, ensuring everything runs smoothly internally. At Bazzani, Ellyn will have her hands in accounting, office management, marketing, as well as working with Local First and B Corporation-related activities. 

For more than 20 years, Ellyn has worked with small businesses in the Grand Rapids area in the technology, manufacturing and construction industries. An administrator by nature, Ellyn loves to make order out of chaos. Working with Bazzani allows her to exercise both her organizational side and her creative side, and the sustainability aspect is an added bonus. Having experience in the construction industry, Ellyn especially appreciates Bazzani’s focus on sustainable building and the triple bottom line with all of their practices. 

Ellyn studied Behavioral Science and History at Grand Valley State University. Outside of work, Ellyn and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors camping and paddle boarding.

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