Brandon Hebard, LEED GA, NCARB


Brandon serves a dual role at Wightman – architect and planning professional. A strong listener, he is capable of understanding and delivering on the big picture as well as the details of a project. He is a firm believer in precedent or evidence-based design and values craft, timeless principles, and holistic solutions. Originally from Maryland, Brandon joined the Wightman team in 2012 and has worked on several high-profile projects for municipal and tribal clients. Clients and project partners appreciate his dedication and commitment to their success.

Areas of Focus

  • Architectural planning
  • Design
  • Construction administration
  • Municipal and town/ urban planning


B.A. & Master of Architecture
Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI

Professional Training & Registrations

  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)


  • Professional recognition includes the "Better Streets, Better Michigan" award for the 2017 project in Dowagiac, Michigan 
  • Wightman Rock Star Award Winner
  • University awards include the AIA Michigan Student Award for the Andrews University Campus Master Plan

Affiliations & Memberships

  • National Accreditation Board of Architects
  • Congress for New Urbanism
  • Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design
  • TAU Sigma Delta Honor Society in Architecture & Allied Arts
  • Volunteerism includes local girl scouts, a local food nonprofit, & church

Personal Note

Basketball – at both the player and spectator level – is the sport of choice for this 2018 winner of the Wightman Rockstar Award. He also enjoys reading, especially science fiction.

Brandon Hebard Architect Wightman

Contact Brandon Hebard

Office: 269.487.9603 Cell: 443.472.1696

Brandon's Featured Projects