2023 New Associates

Michael Cheng

Michael joined Alliiance in 2017 and has over 20 years of experience. He plays an important part in our service to the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), providing both project management and architectural design. Michael fills a unique and essential role on a variety of MAC projects, many technical in nature, requiring intensive collaboration and coordination with specialty consultants and client stakeholders.

Mallory Dillon

Mallory joined Alliiance in 2017 and has eight years of experience. She has primarily focused on aviation projects which include the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the Memphis International Airport, and recently, the Lincoln Airport—providing project management and project architecture roles. Our clients and colleagues appreciate Mallory’s effective communication and thoughtful demeanor while balancing several projects across different clients. She is a collaborative and responsive team player working with both internal and external teams.

Jeff Dreisbach

Jeff joined Alliiance in 2016 and has 30 years of experience. He has served as a senior project architect for large, highly visible, and complex projects at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, including the G Concourse Infill. Jeff supports non-aviation project teams as well, such as General Mills and the University of Minnesota. His colleagues appreciate him for his attentive listening, intuitive mentorship skills, and strong technical abilities.

Todd Edwards

Todd joined Alliiance in 2015 and has 27 years of experience. He has provided project management and project architecture roles on a wide range of projects across all our studios. Todd was a key member of our Buffalo Wild Wings team, is an expert in airport retail and food and beverage design, and contributes to various MAC and national aviation projects. He is a strong communicator, efficient team member, and proactive in the betterment of our project and client service at Alliiance.

Linda Landry

Linda joined Alliiance in 2020 and has 26 years of experience. She excels as a team leader, architect, and manager for teams and clients. Over her past three years, Linda has brought her strong communication skills and ability to manage complex, multi-faceted aviation projects to our work at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.

Kelli Pobanz

Kelli joined Alliiance in 2016 and has eight years of experience. While with Alliiance, Kelli has pioneered new and important roles. She functions as a project administrator, including construction and contract management. Contractors, project managers, and project architects appreciate her thoroughness and time saving contributions. Her organization, attention to detail, timeliness, and can-do attitude have dramatically benefited project teams across all studios.