MATTHEW STEVENS CRITTENDEN
PRESIDENT + ARCHITECT
Matthew founded MSC Design in 2005 with the goal of transforming clients’ spaces from the outside in. As a licensed architect, he understands how to create buildings that are functional and unique. As a designer, he specializes in creating environments that allure and inspire.
Matthew has spent more than two decades developing and renovating restaurants, hotels, retail spaces, senior living facilities, luxury condos, and private residences, where he has helped clients define and enhance their brand identities, grow and expand.
Matthew believes great design is a cooperative exercise. He works personally with clients from conceptual design through construction, creating a finished product that meets brand, timeline and budget considerations. Matthew’s inclusive approach to design has led to many long-standing relationships, especially in the hospitality industry where the firm’s first client remains a loyal customer.
Matthew is married, father of two, a native Texan and proud Texas Aggie. He enjoys classic cars, classic rock and photography.
EDUCATION: Texas A&M University, Magna Cum Laude (1995)
LICENSE: Architect. State of Texas Registration 20126
ARCHITECT, AIA, CDT
Cole Henson is a project manager & architect with experience in a wide range of project types. He has master-planned and designed lifestyle centers, retail & restaurants, multi-family residential, office buildings, music & entertainment venues, civic, corporate campuses, luxury automotive dealerships and riverfront developments.
Cole is a registered architect in the state of Texas who has published articles for The Real Estate Council and The American Institute of Architects on subjects such as Real Estate Economics, Design Innovation, & Future Technologies.
Cole & his wife Raven are the founding directors of Living Hope Solutions, a non-profit ministry in Garland.
Amanda Skluzacek joined MSC Design in 2018. A vital member of the team, Amanda is super organized and her attention to detail and communication with our team of consultants are key to successful collaboration. She is a spatial thinker whose technical skills advance the design while leveraging the expertise of the team to achieve the client’s vision.
Amanda holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University, and is working toward registration in architecture and interior design. Amanda loves to laugh, create and find the joy in everyday life. She is a plant and dog lover who enjoys both creating and admiring art – traditional and multidimensional – with a soft spot for printmaking.
Guy Gregory has been an integral part of the MSC team for more than 10 years. He has decades of experience designing and detailing commercial and residential structures. After several years running his own residential design studio in California, Guy returned to Texas and has worked with a number of renowned architects and designers.
Guy is analytical, detail-oriented, and a good communicator. He examines each project and process with a critical eye, seeking and suggesting improvements in the pursuit of excellence.
Guy is always positive and has a great sense of humor. He loves hockey, and the Dallas Stars in particular.
Holly Williams is the newest member of the MSC Design team. As a proven business professional, Holly brings advanced office administration skills, process management, and innovative problem solving to the team. She is a creative thinker as well as analytical which allows her to bridge the two halves of MSC Design’s mission of providing quality and innovation to our clients.
Holly holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Texas Woman’s University and has over 20 years of experience working in Office Administration. Due to her degree in Art, Holly has a love for great architecture and enjoys contributing to the process. Holly finds joy in antiquing, pet rescue, gardening, sewing, and all the creative arts.