Meet the Team
We started our firm with the goal to take the guesswork out of the architectural process without compromising the overall design. Whether it’s our services, process, or fee structure, we feel our clients should understand the details surrounding their investment. Strom Architecture strives to provide a collaborative design process that develops unique solutions to our client’s needs and desired aesthetic. We believe that great relationships build great projects and we look forward to learning how we can work with you in the future.
Jackson Strom, AIA
Jackson Strom discovered a love for drawing at a young age while growing up in rural South Dakota. In addition to working on the farm, he built homes with his Dad during the summer, and poured concrete for a local contractor. He often looks back to the experience he gained during those years to assist in his current design outlook.
Jackson earned his Master’s Degree in Architecture from North Dakota State University while working for one of the premier architecture firms in the region. During this time, his growing interest in design led him to spend his free time studying architecture and growing his knowledge of the profession. These experiences would lead him to become a design principal in a regionally renowned and award-winning firm.
With over a decade of experience, Jackson’s passion for the profession led him to found Strom Architecture. Outside of the office, Jackson loves to spend time with his wife, Lindsey, and their son, Sully.Email
Senior Project manager
While nearly 20 years in the architectural industry working on high-end residential homes, the last 12 years have been working independently for several well-known architectural firms and general contractors in Twin Cities and surrounding areas. With Shea’s attention for detail and passion for problem solving, she finds satisfaction collaborating with each team through all phases of the construction process, start to finish.
When not working, Shea enjoys spending time with her husband, Trace, and their 4 daughters. With 4 children 12 years in age or younger, they are quite busy juggling their children’s schedules, whether it be softball, basketball or volleyball. When an opportunity presents itself, Shea and her family will sneak away to enjoy boating on any of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes. Shea also appreciates staying active, traveling and visiting local wineries and breweries with friends.Email
Taylor is a recent graduate of North Dakota State University’s Master’s of Architecture program. Throughout school, she worked closely with many design professionals providing conceptualized renderings and design assistance, and is excited to get the opportunity to apply her knowledge in a residential firm.
Taylor has lived in Fargo her entire life where she grew up with a love of creative thinking and design, thanks to her mom’s 20 years experience in the interior design field. After getting married this fall, Taylor looks forward to traveling as much as she can and learning more about the architecture field.Email
Born and raised in Mandan, North Dakota, Nate Wanner discovered at an early age that architecture was the field for him. From sketching floor plans to building houses out of Legos, his passion for creative problem solving and attention to detail has continued to grow his curiosity for good design.
While earning his Master’s Degree in Architecture from North Dakota State University, Nate worked closely with design professionals and assisted with the production of various project types throughout all phases of design. Upon graduating in May of 2021, he then spent the next year further developing his technical skills in the field before pursuing the opportunity to apply his knowledge in a residential firm. Nate is excited to explore his early passion for residential design and looks forward to continuing his growth as a professional while providing services for others.
Outside of the office, Nate loves to spend time outdoors and plans to travel as much as he can. One of his ultimate goals is to visit every national park in the country.Email
Lexi Jordheim, LEED Green Associate
Lexi is a graduate of North Dakota State University’s Master’s of Architecture program. From the beginning of her educational journey, she knew her route would lead to residential architecture. She loves working closely with clients and their families, and building relationships with fellow designers. Lexi values sustainable design at any scale, and is a LEED Green Associate. Lexi gained her first architectural experience at a residential firm in Bozeman, Montana.
Lexi was raised in western North Dakota, but loves the community she’s found in Fargo. Lexi spent 4 years on the NDSU Women’s Track and Field team and enjoys getting back together with her teammates while cheering on the Bison. In her free time, Lexi enjoys spending time outdoors and also loves to travel with her husband Bryan and their two doodle puppies, Silo and Rosie.
Madeline Hursey is a 4th Year Architecture Student at North Dakota State University. She grew up in Flandreau, South Dakota and moved to Fargo for school with plans to graduate in 2024. She stays busy with classes and being her graduating class’s Student Representative. She enjoys making trips home to see her family and exploring new places. Madeline is looking forward to a semester abroad this spring and to learning as much as she can about the Architecture field by being an intern and finishing school.Email
Growing up in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, Reed loves spending time outdoors hunting and fishing with his friends and family. He found an interest in woodworking when building an entertainment center for his parents and has always had a curiosity for architecture and design. Reed’s creative side led him to North Dakota State University’s Architecture program where he is currently studying in his 4th year. The past two summers Reed has worked constructing residential homes in the Detroit Lakes and Vergas area. This experience has allowed him to combine his creative problem solving skills and design techniques he has learned from school, with the hands-on approach and practicality that comes with constructing a home. Reed aims to continue to learn more about the Architecture field by being an intern and through his classes at school.Email