JWRA Architects has a 30 year track record of listening to clients …then responding with creativity, timeliness, budget sensitivity and overall care. We have delivered outstanding results in 10 western states and several foreign countries including Costa Rica and Kurdistan. We have a staff of eight, including architects and support personnel.  


Our areas of experience and services include:

  • Community design/ Master planning

  • Full architectural services

  • Programming

  • 3-D rendering

  • Financial feasibility studies

Jerry W. Robinson

Architect - Principal - AIA, NCARB, ICAA

Jerry has been practicing architecture since 1981. He provides overall leadership and design direction; he’s experienced in all aspects of architecture. He has a master’s degree from the University of Utah, School of Architecture. He’s a founding member the conservation group, Bosque Lluvioso and on the board of Pax Natura, an internationally recognized group promoting sustainable living.


William L. Connelly *

Architect - Principal - AIA, APA, USGBC

Will is an experienced architect; he is equally adept at urban planning. He has a degree from Arizona State University in Urban Planning. He is currently the leader of the Wolf Creek Community Design Review Board. He is also a founding member of the Bosque Lluvioso and a founding member of Pax Natura.

John A. Phippen

Senior Designer

John is a senior designer with experience in commercial and high-end residential projects. He is especially talented in the design of mixed-use commercial/multi-family residential projects. John has studied at San Francisco Institute of Architecture. He is currently pursuing professional licensing as an architect.

Samuel Ball

Architectural Design - Urban Ecology - Interior Design

Sam has degree in Urban Ecology from the University of Utah and a degree in Interior Design from LDS Business College. He has extensive experience leading community engagement projects and creating detailed architectural drawings. He manages the completion of production documents while providing coordination between the client and the general contractor.

Dave Kallinger *

Designer - CAD Production

Dave has experience as an architect. He has a degree from Colorado State University. He functions as a design and CAD associate having 25 years with the group. He has a special interest in historical preservation architecture.

Sandy Haughey

Executive Assistant - Accounting

Sandy has been with the firm for 20 years as an executive assistant; she has also provided accounting services. She has a degree in history. She has 12 years’ experience in Human Resources, Affirmative Action and Conflict Resolution.

Jon W. Saunders

Construction Analysis - Financial Feasibility Studies

Jon has 30 years of experience in general construction including years of international commercial work. His costing input is very valuable, especially in the early, conceptual stage of a project. Jon is available to prepare a market driven financial analysis, a pro forma, for our clients.

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* Also associate with Connelly and Company Architects