Samantha “Sami” Szeszulski

Samantha "Sami" Szeszulski has over 10 years of experience spanning K-12 and higher education markets as well as libraries. She has been a member of the Kingscott team since July 2021, serving as a Design Architect and Project Manager. Sami has held AIA leadership positions at the local, state and national levels, and was named the 2018 AIA Detroit Associate Member of the Year. She was a scholar in the AIA Detroit Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program (CKLDP) and was a fellow in the highly competitive Challenge Detroit fellowship program. Sami holds degrees from the University of Detroit Mercy and Lawrence Technological University, where she has served as an adjunct instructor. She is a LEED Green Associate and holds an NCARB certificate.

Sami maintains the philosophy that architecture must follow the lead of its users and accommodate their needs - from the day-to-day, to the special occasion - and adapt over time to meet those needs. Sami views our clients and their communities as true partners in the design process, combining their expertise of the many functional needs of the space with her expertise in creative cohesive design solutions that adapt and grow with the users.

She aims for continual learning in both her personal and professional life.  As a hobby, Sami enjoys exploring through traveling, camping, running, trying new restaurants, and learning and trying new things.


Steve Wisniewski

Steve Wisniewski is a construction administrator at Kingscott. As a former instructor for the Michigan Carpenters Apprenticeship Program, Steve's leadership skills and hands-on experience, provide a unique perspective and offer valuable input to Kingscott projects. Through thoughtful application, communication, and teamwork, Steve is able to develop practical solutions for project needs.

In addition to his professional ethics, Steve values the warmth that family and home provide.  When he's not working on strengthening relationships in the field, he enjoys fishing, camping, and playing golf , as well as attending and volunteering at his children's sporting events.

Samantha Bloink

If you visit the Kingscott office in Kalamazoo, you are likely to be welcomed by the smiling face of Samantha Bloink.  Samantha is Kingscott's receptionist, and she helps connect people where they need to be.  It's a good fit, as Samantha is passionate about helping people. She's currently studying to be a fully licensed therapist that specializes in dissociative disorders.  When she's not busy helping others, you might find her juggling flower sticks, reading someone's tarot cards, or perfecting her baking skills.


Jessica Rousseau

Jessica is a goal-oriented, problem-solver. As a project architect, these traits serve her very well. Jessica has a knack for putting things together in an efficient and well-ordered manner. From product specifications to construction documents, Jessica takes pride in bringing her skills to service for her clients.

When not putting plans in motion at work, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family, playing hockey, and working on renovations to her historic home.

Linda Sloulin

Linda is an Architectural Graduate of University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture. Linda enjoys collaborating with project teams to develop innovative approaches to problem-solving. As a recent graduate she offers a dynamic perspective to the project process. Linda assists the teams for the entirety of the project from concept to completion.
Not one to sit idle, if she’s not supporting her work teams, she enjoys helping her family with whatever they might need. Linda also loves traveling, home improvement projects, and her dogs.

Steve Lucas

Steve Lucas provides construction administration services on Kingscott projects. Steve’s goal is to build relationships and buildings that foster pride and positivity. He applies these values when monitoring projects, coordinating schedules and facilitating communication with project stakeholders. With over 30 years of experience in engineering and facilities management, Steve understands that establishing guiding principles at the start of a project is fundamental to its success.

A self-proclaimed motorhead, Steve enjoys restoring muscle cars from the 60s and early 70s, drag racing, and motorsports. He’s currently in the process of restoring a 69 ½ Plymouth Roadrunner. Outside of working on construction or car restoration projects, Steve’s favorite pastime is family time.

Rob Budzeika

Whether it’s meeting with clients, conducting building assessments, or compiling construction documents, Rob approaches all aspects of his work with energy and enthusiasm. He understands the importance of organization and communication in keeping a project on track.  With that in mind, Rob sets his sights on the goal, and revels in getting the job done right. He also appreciates the relationships he builds with clients and contractors.

Trevor Garland

As Project Coordinator, Trevor Garland works alongside the architectural team to assist with project design and development. Trevor benefits the teams he’s a part of with his planning, design, technical knowledge, and his positive attitude. Prior to his work at Kingscott, Trevor worked as an architectural intern at Albert Kahn Associates. He enjoys hand sketching, traveling and playing volleyball.

Terrence O'Connor

Realizing client vision through thoughtful project management is T.J.’s priority. He earned his Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees from the University of Michigan and has been dedicated to client satisfaction ever since. He uses his 30+ years of experience to develop architectural solutions that bring client dreams to reality. In addition to his experience, careful listening, attention to detail, focus and dedication are the skills that allow him to successfully manage projects from concept to construction administration.

When he’s not busy helping clients realize their dreams, you’ll likely find him helping people in other ways. T.J. regularly donates blood and volunteers for the Older Persons Commission in Rochester & Auburn Hills delivering meals to the homebound. Outside of work and volunteering, T.J. enjoys being active, golfing, skiing, and good music.

Sarah Haselschwardt

Sarah Haselschwardt has 30-plus years of experience leading project design across Michigan and the United States. A few of her notable designs include Fremont High School (MI), Chelsea High School (MI), and a new prototype elementary school for Washoe County School District in Nevada. She has served as vice president of the Southwest Michigan AIA, on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity, on her local planning commission, and was appointed to the Michigan Construction Code Commission for several terms. Sarah co-authored an article on women in architecture and was featured in the AIA’s “Women in Architecture” exhibit in Chicago. She is LEED AP BD+C accredited.

Sarah is as passionate about her family as she is about her work. She credits all of her talents to lessons learned as the youngest of five kids, and being the daughter of farmers, who learned from necessity how to fix or make almost anything. When she’s not working, she enjoys anything that means spending time with her large family. Her current favorite hobbies include golfing with her daughter and spectating at her kids’ many athletic events. For a little needed quiet time she also enjoys gardening and walking outdoors.