Award Winning A&D Firm Thiel & Thiel, Inc. Names Miki Bontrager to Lead Business Development Efforts

Miki Bontrager joins Thiel & Thiel ready to increase presence in select industry markets. (Photo: Stephen Selzler)

COLLEYVILLE, Texas--()--Thiel & Thiel, Inc. builds on their recent award winning year in 2017 with strategic focus on what’s next. This commercial architecture/design firm has aggressive growth plans on the horizon. With success, culture, talent and a customer centric process under control, Thiel & Thiel sought out an accelerator.

Miki Bontrager is joining this dynamic team with 15 years of Business Development experience in Commercial Real Estate and service-based industries. She's excited to keep working with new companies and those re-defining their image. In this new role, Miki will lead all marketing efforts and is laser focused on growing the firm’s presence in targeted industry verticals. She believes that the continuing trend of "Corporatality" (blend of hospitality design principles into corporate settings) opens a world of opportunity to maximize T&T talents in additional areas.

When asked about the new addition. Partner Elyssa Barksdale stated, "Miki is a powerhouse. She can bring what we need to the table and then some."

As for the recruit when asked why she chose Thiel & Thiel for her adventure, Miki said, "It's as if the role was created specifically for me. I'm passionate about design and delivering the customer vision. I like to help businesses grow. It's a win/win."

We are excited to see what T&T does next!


We design spaces that motivate and inspire. Thiel & Thiel is a full-service architecture and interior design firm that provides unique and creative solutions for hospitality, multifamily, and corporate projects.

Consistently recognized among the top hospitality design and architecture firms in the country, we’ve received top honors from our industry’s major design competitions and tastemakers, including ASID Legacy of Design and Design Ovation awards.

Starting from humble roots in 1997, this firm has grown to become a place that is far more impactful and meaningful than we ever imagined. Founders Kurt and Beth Thiel and partners Paige Byrd and Elyssa Barksdale lead a team of talented individuals that strive to do incredible work not only with each other, but for each other.

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Thiel & Thiel, Inc.
Elyssa Barksdale, 817-581-3838

Release Summary

Architecture & Design firm, Thiel & Thiel out of Colleyville, Texas names Miki Bontrager as Director to lead Business Development efforts.


Thiel & Thiel, Inc.
Elyssa Barksdale, 817-581-3838