Nelsen Partners is happy to welcome our newest crew members. Recent graduate Miles Nicholson (MN) has joined our Scottsdale office as an Architectural Intern along with Job Captain Jeff Baca (JB).

We took a few minutes to get to know our new team members. Here’s what they shared.


Where are you from?


  • MN: Dallas, Texas
  • JB: Denver, Colorado


Favorite place you’ve ever traveled?


  • MN: Paris, France
  • JB: UK


Favorite piece of architecture?


  • MN: Palais Garnier, Opera House in Paris
  • JB: St Paul’s cathedral - London




  • MN: Hiking, Biking, Climbing.
  • JB: Restoring Classic cars




  • MN: Aragorn
  • JB: Parents


Favorite pen?


  • MN: 0.3 Micron – any color
  • JB: Use them all


Guilty Holiday pleasure?


  • MN: Cinnamon Rolls
  • JN: Working out at the gym when nobody is there.


Hidden talent?


  • MN: Whistling with my tongue out
  • JB: -


Best X-mas movie of all time?


  • MN: A Christmas Story
  • JB: Christmas Vacation


Your spirit animal?


  • MN: Sloth
  • JB: Dog


Chocolate fudge brownies or Sea Salt Butterscotch Pretzel Cookies?


  • MN: Salty
  • JB: Brownies


What are you thinking about right this second?


  • MN: Whether the answers to the previous questions are correct
  • JB: Details


What are you doing 10 years from now?


  • MN: Licensed architect getting ready to open my own firm
  • JB: I will be a snowbird living in Phoenix, Arizona in the winter and Steamboat, Colorado in the summer.