Meet our team

Lindsay J. Works

President – AIA, NCARB

Lindsay J. Works
Education
University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Architecture, 1982
Registration
  • Licensed Architect, State of Texas #11767, 1986
  • Licensed Architect, State of Louisiana #5737
  • Licensed Architect, State of Florida #AR97287
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) #36072, 1988
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Texas Society of Architects
Community Service
  • Past-President, Austin Westlake Rotary Club
  • Former Board Member, Texas Assisted Living Association
Experience
With more than 34 years of experience in the field of architecture Lindsay has worked closely with many clients on a variety of projects, including master planning of state-of-the-art hospital campuses as well as medical office buildings, surgery centers, wellness centers, schools, churches and other commercial buildings.

James B. Polkinghorn

Chairman Emeritus – AIA

James B. Polkinghorn
Education
University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Architecture, 1960
Registration
  • Licensed Architect, State of Texas #2894, 1964
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Texas Society of Architects
  • Texas Hospital Association
Community Service
  • Austin Westlake Rotary Club
  • Board Member, Texas Assisted Living Association
  • Building Commission of the Diocese of West Texas
  • Advisory Council on Personal Care Facilities (Texas State Board of Health)

Audrey Wernecke

Principal – AIA

Audrey Wernecke
Education
Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Environmental Design, 1999
Registration
  • Licensed Architect, State of Texas #21615
  • Licensed Interior Designer, State of Texas #10578
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Texas Society of Architects
Experience
Audrey Wernecke has participated as Project Manager on a variety of healthcare, educational, institutional and large scale commercial projects. Ms. Wernecke has more than 17 years experience in the field of architecture.

Tanya Berry

Project Manager

Tanya Berry
Education
University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Architecture with Honors, 1999
Community Service
  • Girl Start Mentorship Program for Junior High and High School Students
  • Habitat for Humanity
Experience
Tanya Berry has participated as Project Architect on a variety of projects. She has more than 17 years of experience in the field of architecture with 14 years specializing in healthcare design.

Jen Konrad

Director of Interiors – RID

Jen Konrad
Education
Texas State University
Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design
Registration
  • Licensed Interior Designer, State of Texas #11580
Professional Affiliations
International Interior Design Association
Experience
As Director of Interior Design, Jen is involved in all facets of a project specializing in lighting and furniture selection as well as interior signage and graphics. Ms. Konrad has 12 years experience in the field of interior design.

Bethany Weigl

Architectural Designer – Associate AIA

Bethany Weigl
Education
  • Texas A&M University
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design, 2002
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Texas Society of Architects
Community
  • Women’s Symphony League of Austin – Board Member
  • Junior League of Austin
  • Junior Austin Woman’s Club
  • Heritage Society of Austin & Corpus Christi
Experience
Bethany Weigl has overseen project management, production, and construction administration for over 350 commercial and healthcare projects in Austin and across the state. As a 3rd generation native Austinite, she has loved contributing to the aesthetic and planning of the growth and development of our city. In addition to her love of architecture, Ms. Weigl is still active in her family’s business, the F. Weigl Iron Works, established in Austin in 1922, formerly located at the historical Weigl Iron Works building on 1st and Red River. She is also a licensed Real Estate Agent, helping clients with commercial, farm and ranch, and residential / development projects throughout Central and South Texas.

Matthew Rasor

Architectural Intern

Matthew Rasor
Education
  • Texas Tech University
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Texas Society of Architects
Experience
Matthew has been an architectural intern since 2014.

Eric Ourston

Architectural Intern

Eric Ourston
Education
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Architects
Experience
Eric has been an architectural intern since 2014.

Cody Ratliff

Architectural Intern

Cody Ratliff
Education
  • Texas Tech University
  • Masters of Architecture, Certification in Healthcare Design
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Architects
Experience
Cody has been an architectural intern since 2016.

Renita Works

Office Manager and Secretary of the Board

Renita Works
Education
Louisiana State University—Shreveport
Affiliations &Community Service
Various Austin area charities as well as Austin Aggie Mom’s Club
Experience
In addition to managing the office, Renita heads up PGa’s marketing efforts.

Ann Clift

CPA

Ann Clift
Education
University of Texas at Austin
B.A. 1979
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, Texas Society Certified Public Accountants
Community Service
  • Chair, Austin Inner City Outings
  • Treasurer, Friends of Pedernales Falls State Park
Experience
Ann Clift has served as Polkinghorn Group Architect's Accountant/Chief Financial Officer for 19 years. She also serves as chief financial officer for Foundation Communities, a local non-profit providing first class, affordable homes and support services for thousands of low-income families and individuals, empowering them with the tools they need to succeed.