Matt is a guiding force and a natural mentor who gives his team opportunities to flourish. He provides exceptional leadership and creative vision to all his projects. As enthusiastic as he is creative, Matt’s passion for innovative design solutions leads to unique, memorable projects specifically suited to his clients’ needs. A native of Northern Idaho, he holds a pilot license and earned his Architectural Design degree from North Idaho College. He spends his weekends outdoors, hiking with his family, hanging out on their boat and dirt biking. During the winter, he takes to the mountains to play and is a chaperone at Schweitzer Mountain Resort for the local youth ski club.
Rosie co-founded Selkirk Design in 2017 with her husband Matt. She put her business and graphic design background to work contributing to the current success of the company. Her energy and enthusiasm helps create a positive working environment for the team. Rosie’s experience is firmly rooted in leadership development, working as a head youth leadership director for several non-profit organizations. She has a passion for supporting students and volunteers see their leadership skills actualized. In her free time, you can find her boating, camping, cooking and skiing with her family. She has a love for paddle boarding and is always looking for new trails to hike.
Originally from Brazil, Italo graduated from Faculdades Nordeste S.A. (Fanor) with a degree in Architecture. As a licensed Architect in Brazil, he ran his own small firm pursuing residential architecture and interior design. Italo brings more than 12 years of experience in residential design and architecture to his role at Selkirk Design Company. He holds a truly global view of architecture and its potential as a positive influence on every life. As a mentor to staff, he demonstrates how architecture creates community and design becomes an influential ambassador. An avid soccer fan, he loves the sport because “the running never stops.” He also enjoys floating his Mariner craft on the small lakes of Northern Idaho fishing, relaxing and clearing his mind.
Energetic and engaging, Dante brings an imaginative approach to design. He began his career in a different field but was driven to architecture by a craving for creativity and a belief that design has the power to elevate our everyday lives. A background in design gives him appreciation for how art informs the built environment. He received his bachelor’s in design at age 20 from Pacific University. Finding ways to shape his surroundings gives him a unique perspective in translating a client’s vision. As a civic engagement leader, he spearheaded several “Place Making” and community outreach events in his hometown city of Portland. As a recording musician and inventor for 3 patent-pending projects, you’ll likely find him spending his weekends tinkering with whatever project he’s got himself into this time.
Jacob is a natural architect in the making with a strong design intuition and an impressive ability to make them a reality. He grew up in Southern California, where he became interested in architecture from a young age. Jacob says it all started with Legos. A broad range of interests and abilities including working in construction, steered Jacob toward the field of architecture, where the combination of technology and creativity suited him perfectly. He earned his CAD Certificate from Bakersfield College outside Los Angeles. On his weekends, you can find him venturing outdoors in search of the next epic fishing hole and enjoying Sunday dinners with his family.
JP now calls the town of Sandpoint home after spending his early years in Boise, Idaho. His unwavering curiosity for his surroundings has driven his passions for sustainable design and a positive impact on the environment. Receiving his A+ Certification, he combines his love for technology, architecture and design to turn client’s visions into reality. When he is not working, JP enjoys riding his Meepo longboard or anything with a motor on wheels. Attending the University of Idaho, his goal is to get his Master’s in Architecture and will one day pursue his architecture license. There will be a trip to Venice, Italy one day soon to study it’s historic buildings and vibrant history.
Krys’ management abilities, coupled with her film production background, brings a unique perspective to the Selkirk Design team. She earned her bachelor’s from Cal State University Northridge with an emphasis on film production. Her versatility and open personality, allows for smooth communication across all levels. She has a passion for quality and enjoys her position collaborating with the talented team of creatives. Knowing how important a home is for long-term happiness, Krys joined Selkirk Design to be a part a team that creates dream homes. She moved to Sandpoint to enjoy family, outdoors and the local happenings the city has to offer. In her free time, you can find her gardening and chasing sunspots around her home.