Our People

Our staff is as diverse as the buildings we design – one of our greatest benefits!

Our team brings a range of ages, interests, backgrounds and creative skills to each project. When we collaborate and work together, amazing things happen!

Our People

Our Process

At CMBA, we have a unique design philosophy called “Upward Thinking.” We begin by providing you with a solid foundation of knowledge and build up from there with innovative ideas and forward-thinking solutions.

Upward Thinking takes every project to the next level…and the next…and the next. Our goal is to reach a level of excellence far beyond your expectations.

Our Process

  • Preschool Learning Center
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    Sioux Center, IA
  • Library Learning Commons
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    Iowa City, IA
  • Educational Technology Center, Lindquist Center
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    Iowa City, IA
  • Dakota Valley High School
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    North Sioux City, SD
  • Reiman Gardens
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    Ames, IA
  • Orange City Area Health System
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    Orange City, IA
  • Sunnybrook Medical Plaza
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    Sioux City, IA
  • Fine Arts Center
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    Spencer, IA
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    Crary Huff Law Firm
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    Sioux City, IA
  • Buhler Rohlfs Hall and Krone Advising Center
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    Sioux City, IA
  • LaunchPAD Children's Museum
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    Sioux City, IA
  • Health & Natural Sciences Building
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    Orange City, IA

Passing Bond Measures for Needed Improvements

June 25, 2018

In Iowa and Nebraska, we just went through a round of bond measures on spring ballots or in special elections. These bond measures are often the primary means for K12 schools to get the funding needed for updates and improvements.

Advancing the Campus Technology Agenda

June 18, 2018

Higher education has always relied on innovation. From compressed schedules to semesters abroad, determining new and unique methods to teach students has always been a staple of college and university learning.

The Artistic Side of Architecture

June 11, 2018

Like every industry, architecture has become more and more digital based. We have software and other technology that help create building renderings and give clients a really clear idea of what their project will look like.

Keeping Things Casual for Summer

June 4, 2018

Summer is almost here and it’s a great time to enhance company culture and let employees know they’re valued. For most companies, including CMBA, the “official” start of summer is Memorial Day weekend—and it’s a great time to try a more casual atmosphere for your employees.

One of the aspects of CMBA that I greatly appreciate is that they clearly understand the significance of having their name associated with a project. Of course that means quality professional design, but it also means service delivery throughout the construction cycle and, most significantly, afterwards.
Martin W. GuthmillerChief Executive OfficerOrange City Area Health System