Our story includes over 40 years of diversified architectural design. Although Bounds Gillespie Killebrew Tushek Architects, PLLC has proudly been recognized for design excellence, what really keeps us motivated is knowing that we have made a difference for our clients.

Working with BGKT Architects means that you get a collaborative and passionate team without the overbearing design egos and set style.

Preferred Vendor

We are a preferred vendor of Hilton, Marriott, Choice, Intercontinental, and other major brand hotels.


We are licensed in over 30 States.


We have extensive knowledge of hospitality building design, franchise hotel standards, and many different building types.


At BGKT Architects a new company has emerged out of a longstanding partnership between Paul Gillespie, in practice since 1977, and Danny Bounds, who joined Paul in 1995 after 14 years with Holiday Inn corporate. They continue to build upon an invaluable collection of knowledge and experience in hospitality design, as well as commercial, governmental, and institutional projects. Art Killebrew, in addition to hospitality brings years of experience in large scale mixed-use, commercial, institutional, and corporate projects. Michael Tushek has intensive experience in both hospitality and public work, offering a reputation of reliability and trust to our developer and civic clients.


We can help you create and build structures that will meet your design expectations and needs. We take building sustainability, functionality, utility costs, road presence, and guest/user satisfaction into consideration on the front end to save you from additional expenses, and to ensure the long-term value of your property.

We provide a full scope of comprehensive services for a variety of clientele.

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Leadership Team

Danny G. Bounds, Sr

Architect, AIA

Paul D. Gillespie, Sr


J. Arthur Killebrew

Architect, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Michael A. Tushek

Architect, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Marc Munoz Lombarte

Architect, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Grover C. (Dusty) Driver, III


Phyllis Sheridan Infanzon

Architect, AIA, RID and LEED AP BD+C