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

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

3 Things a CEO Can Do to Lead a Great Building Project

May 22, 2018

The CEO or President of a company has a tremendous number of responsibilities. When embarking on a project to build a new office space or company headquarters, it can seem like the project takes over and is the only thing on your plate. But in reality, all of the other responsibilities are still there.

What the Healthcare Industry is Learning from Hospitality

May 17, 2018

As healthcare continues to make advances and specialized medical centers and clinics continue to grow, there’s much that the healthcare industry can learn from the hospitality industry. Here are three areas where we see opportunity.

Merging Old & New Architecture in Campus Buildings

May 10, 2018

One of the challenges colleges and universities face when adding or updating facilities is ensuring a cohesive feel throughout the campus. Often times existing structures are 100 years old (or more), so incorporating a new building with modern materials presents unique opportunities to merge the old with the new.

4 Trends for the Clinic of the Future

May 4, 2018

The way we receive medical care is changing. The future of healthcare is available now. And as clinics continue to evolve, we see these trends leading the way…

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