Chapter Board Members

Steve Tatge

Steve Tatge

President

Steve Tatge is an architect and the Executive Director of the Project Delivery Group in Capital Planning and Development at the University of Washington.  He directs a portfolio which typically exceeds a billion dollars and includes projects such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Center for Computer Science and Engineering and the $230M Population Health Facility.

Prior to joining the University in 2004, Steve directed the quality control program for Walsh Construction’s Seattle office and managed capital projects for a Seattle biotechnology firm.  He was the Senior Associate for the Miller/Hull Partnership and managed several AIA award-winning projects during his 11 years there.  Steve attended the UW Masters of Architecture program and has a B.A. in Psychology from Knox College.  He is President of the Western Washington Chapter of the Design-Build Institute of America Northwest Region.

Chapter Committee Members

Shannon Gustine

Shannon Gustine

Program Committee Chair

Shannon Gustine has 22 years of construction experience and a portfolio valued at $2.1 billion including significant design-build experience. She is a graduate of Santa Clara University and Oregon State University, where she earned her Bachelor and Master of Civil Engineering degrees. As the Director of Operations for Hensel Phelps in the Pacific Northwest she is responsible for the successful delivery of all projects within Washington. In her free time Shannon enjoys spending time with her twin girls and playing beach volleyball.

Marco Navlet

Marco Navlet

Programs Co-Chair

Marco has 29 years’ experience in the mechanical design and build industry, the last 26 years at McKinstry Company, a national consulting, construction, energy and facility services firm based in Seattle. He has well-rounded work experience through his progression of responsibilities in Purchasing, Construction Management, Estimating, Preconstruction, Sales and Account Executive roles. As McKinstry’s Business Development Manager for the Western Washington Region he leads the Company’s market analysis, strategic positioning, and oversees account executives strategic account planning.  Marco is a respected design build leader in the commercial, institutional and industrial markets and has built networks in the Developer, Architectural, Engineering and General Contracting communities.

He currently serves on the board of directors for NAIOP, the Design-Build Institute of America and has held chair positions for the Mechanical Contractors Association for over 14 years.