LRD is a small, responsive architecture firm in Tucson, Arizona.


Thomas McQuillen

Minette Mahoney

Bill Gideon

After working for firms in Boston, New York and Tucson, Tom started his own firm on Lizard Rock Place – thus Lizard Rock Designs was born. Today, Tom is the Principal in Charge of all projects at LRD. He has created an intentionally small firm so that he may be involved in all projects.

Tom has over 25 years of experience designing buildings for public and private clients. Tom studied architecture as an undergraduate at Yale College and received a Masters Degree in Architecture from Harvard University. He is licensed in the State of Arizona and has an NCAARB certification for all 50 states. Tom is a LEED Accredited Professional, a member of the American Institute of Architects, Leading Age and the American Society of Healthcare Engineers.

As a project manager, Minette is responsible for client communication, consultant coordination, drawing and documentation, and assistance through construction administration. Minette’s experience has been in commercial, institutional and residential project types. Minette earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Tennessee.

Bill is responsible for the coordination and production of high-quality drawings and project documentation. He performs detailed quality assurance reviews for all projects. Bill earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the College of Architecture, University of Arizona and his Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy. He brings over 30 years of experience in a variety of projects, including medical office buildings, retail, municipal and educational facilities. Bill has managed smaller projects, as well as larger projects with budgets of over $50 million. He is responsible for producing construction documents, coordinating consultant and architectural disciplines, reviewing shop drawings and overseeing construction administration.