TowerPinkster Announces Key Leadership Promotions

We’re excited to share recent key promotions within our leadership team. These changes reflect the firm’s ongoing growth as we continue our focus on client experience, exceptional design, growth, and team mentorship. Please join us in congratulating Adam Doubblestein, Heather Kirby, Rob Courter, Steve Loney, and Jason Novotny. We’re thankful for their leadership and continued commitment to success. Congratulations!

Adam Doubblestein, PE, CPMP, LEED AP BD+C, Chief Operating Officer

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In his capacity as the Chief Operating Officer of the firm, Adam spearheads the coordination of over 200 team members spread across 5 offices. He has more than 20 years of experience managing multidisciplinary teams for the design of technically complex buildings in multiple market sectors. His experience spans across design, commissioning, and project management. Adam is skilled in building strong relationships with clients, as well as bringing together design and technical excellence in large-scale projects. His project expertise includes complex building systems, sustainability, and energy management. Adam is actively engaged in various leadership positions within the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Adam received his degree from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and is a licensed mechanical engineer in Michigan.


Heather Kirby, Chief Financial Officer

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Heather has been with TowerPinkster for over 20 years and leads efforts to maintain the financial stability and success of the firm. As the Chief Financial Officer, Heather oversees the day-to-day finances of the firm as well as the planning and reporting so that TowerPinkster can continue to thrive in a dynamic industry. She plays a crucial role in the strategic decision-making and risk management of the company.

Heather holds a degree from Davenport University and is committed to keeping up with industry trends and regulations.


Rob Courter, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, Vice President of Architecture

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With over 30 years of experience at TowerPinkster, Rob serves as Vice President of Architecture and is a skilled architect and project manager. His team and clients highly respect him for his strong management skills and vast knowledge of current trends. Rob oversees projects that range from new developments to large renovation projects. He seamlessly facilitates relationships between departments and user groups and understands the critical phasing issues in most construction projects.

Rob received his degree from Ferris State University and is a registered architect in Wisconsin, Michigan, and North Carolina.


Steve Loney, LEED AP, Vice President of Project Management

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Having dedicated nearly 35 years to TowerPinkster, Steve has served as a Project Manager for over two decades. Currently, he holds the position of Vice President of Project Management, where he supervises the entire Project Management team. Steve’s wealth of experience and outstanding leadership make him an indispensable asset to our firm.

Beyond his managerial responsibilities, Steve works closely with each of his clients through all phases of project development, ensuring that schedules and budgets are met. Steve also has field administration experience where he works with construction managers and general contractors to ensure the work is taking place according to specifications and the owner’s satisfaction.


Jason Novotny, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, CPTED , Vice President of Design

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Jason serves as Vice President of Design. Known for his collaborative approach, Jason fosters a culture of teamwork and excellence.

Jason is committed to ensuring that a client’s projects are executed with the highest attention to design and detailing. Jason brings experience in commercial, higher education, and industrial projects. Integral to each design solution, he applies sustainable elements to all projects while incorporating ideas of flexibility and reuse. Jason believes a building’s value and significance can last generations by creating environments that enrich spaces and enliven users.

A proud alumnus of the University of Michigan, Jason received both his bachelor’s and Master of Architecture degrees from the institution. He is a registered architect in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.