Alyse is the principal architect and founder of AMB Architects. She has created a company that is an HBJ Best Places to Work by fostering teamwork, professional growth, and a healthy and fun working environment. She uses her 24 years of experience to support the AMB Architects team to create to best solutions for their Client on a personal level. She understands the unique challenges that accompany owning a business and uses her knowledge to create effective designs for each client’s current business and future growth.
“Work life balance is a huge focus here at AMB. People do their best work when they’re enjoying life, so everybody benefits. We’re all about balance. Lots of people have families, which is equally as important as the work. When somebody’s sick or needs time off, everybody contributes.”Alyse Makarewicz
Alyse began her professional career with a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design. She has over 20 years of experience in a wide variety of fields which include corporate, retail, and healthcare. In addition to client-based projects, she also works extensively in landlord services and facilities management.
What does an architect do in her spare time? She builds massive Lego projects, of course! Alyse also enjoys crocheting, travel, and reading. And of course, spending quality time with her husband and energetic, 14-year-old daughter keeps her very busy.