Our Team

Keystone Architecture Team

At Keystone, we believe that fostering a collaborative atmosphere ultimately leads to the greatest success. This involves getting the team to contribute to each project through the sharing of ideas, expertise, and experience, and ensuring that every member is a valued contributor. Our personal and collective commitment to our team, partnerships, and community ensures that we are able to serve our clients with the highest of standards. When hiring new members for our firm, we don’t just seek out the most talented people in the industry, we also pursue individuals who thrive in a team environment that are a great fit for the team.

Ron - Founding Principal
Ron Martens
Founding Principal  
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As founding principal, Ron's superb design and coordination skills have been developed over 35 years of well-rounded experience in the architectural field. He focuses on initial client contact liaison and develops a conceptual plan that fulfills their facility program.

Ron continues to remain involved in projects lending his wealth of experience to the team at Keystone in an effort to maintain a continuous thread of continuity for seamless project results. He has a been involved in numerous committees and boards over the years utilizing his ability to prioritize and establish their development and facility requirements.

Ron's aptitude and reputation for integrity has led to continued success and growth at Keystone. His vision and leadership continues to create a culture that makes Keystone a unique and great place to work and to do business.

Eric Poxleitner, Senior Architect Principal
Eric Poxleitner
Senior Architect Principal Architect AIBC, AAA, MRAIC, LEED® AP BD+C
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Eric joined Keystone in 2013 as senior architect, then attaining the role of principal in August 2015. His impressive portfolio spanning over 25 years across the country covers an extensive and diverse background in architectural practice and project management with experience predominantly in commercial, institutional, multi-residential and industrial projects. His keen design and project management skill set have included a vast experience pallet in all phases of project delivery in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia and have led to accomplishing project targets under challenging budget, scheduling and site design constraints on a multitude of both large and small scale projects.

As a LEED® accredited architect, Eric emphasizes integrity in design quality and sustainability. His strong leadership skills and collaborative design process ethic resonates through the team environment as he leads in all phases of project design through completion. His Principle-led, team collaboration and client focused service results in successful project execution.

Eric is registered in the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, is LEED® accredited with a specialty in Building Design and Construction, is currently involved in numerous municipal advisory committees within the Fraser Valley, and has recently been an active board member in the Vancouver Chapter of the CSC (Construction Specifications Canada).

Lukas Wykpis, Architectural Technologist
Lukas Wykpis
Principal Architectural Technologist AIBC
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Lukas carries out a crucial management role in the oversight of production, resource management, client & authority interface and overall management of all of Keystone’s projects. His proficient time management skills, coordination abilities and exemplary design rationale allow for successful project outcomes that are in keeping with client expectations, budgets, and timelines. Lukas is well versed in a wide array of project typologies, has a solid understanding of the technical and design aspects of architecture and utilizes a sound project management approach to advance projects through the various phases. Lukas obtained his Diploma in Architecture & Building Technology from BCIT in 2004, joined the Keystone team in 2004 and has proven himself to be a highly valuable member of the team while advancing through a variety of roles including Associate to becoming a Principal in August 2019.

Steven Bartok, Principal Architect
Steven Bartok
Principal Architect AIBC, AAA, MRAIC
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Steve functions as Architect of Record on many Keystone projects and as such is innately involved in the initial design stages and carries out a critical role in the oversight of the drawings production and advancement of our internal systems. He brings to Keystone many years experience in the Architecture industry and a unique and highly valuable perspective on design which further advances Keystone’s vision of innovative design, practical solutions. Steve’s personable and collaborative approach with clients and staff, strong leadership skills, and innovative designs are a huge asset to the Keystone team. He obtained a Diploma in Architecture through the RAIC Syllabus Program in 2015, became registered as an Architect with the Architectural Institute of British Columbia in 2016 and became a Principal in August 2019 from his associateship role.

Owen Nicholls, Business Manager
Owen Nicholls
Business Manager | Associate BBA
Rob Hughes, IT Manager
Rob Hughes
BIM/IT Manager CanBIM BP2
Norm Davis, Senior Architect
Norm Davis
Senior Architect Architect AIBC, MRAIC
Carson Goerz, Sr. Technical Coordinator
Carson G. Goerz
Sr. Technical Coordinator Architectural Technologist AIBC LEED® AP BD+C
Hether Greene, Project Coordinator
Heather Greene
Project Coordinator Architectural Technologist AIBC
Elena Topisirovic, Project Coordinator
Elena Topisirovic
Project Coordinator | Architectural Technologist AIBC B. Arch.Sc
Adressa Linhares, Project Coordinator
Andressa Linhares
Project Coordinator B. Arch (Brazil), NCIDQ, MBA
Kyle Nagtegaal, Project Coordinator
Kyle Nagtegaal
Project Coordinator
Noel Lim, Project Coordinator
Noel Lim
Project Coordinator B. Arch.Sc
Mina Girgis, Construction Administrator
Mina Girgis
Construction Administrator B.Arch (EG)
Maureen Norton, Project Administrator
Maureen Norton
Project Administrator
Hailey Beliveau, Technologist
Hailey Beliveau
Anna Wallden, Technologist
Anna Wallden
Dawson Suderman, Technologist
Dawson Suderman
Joe Dion-Croteau, Technologist
Joë Dion-Croteau
Riley Jordan, Technologist
Riley Jordan
Bryson Young, Technologist
Bryson Young
Sharon Berbrandt, Office Administrator
Sharon Gerbrandt
Office Administrator
Chelsea Messent, Business Administrator
Chelsea Messent
Business Administrator
Melissa Roelens, Administrative Assistant
Melissa Roelens
Administrative Assistant