Notable project experience by Lyle prior to Stateline No. 7 Architects

Lyle T. Murtha, AIA

Brief Summary
President of Stateline No. 7 Architects, Inc. Licensed architect in the states of Wyoming and South Dakota with over 23 years of experience and in private practice since 2005. A successful project manager and talented designer with considerable “hands on” project experience.


Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
Professional Experience
Aug. 2005 to Present

Stateline No. 7 Architects, Inc., Casper, Wyoming:
Firm founder and principal architect, personally involved with each and every project completed within the firm. Responsibilities include initial project organization, programming, economic pro forma, feasibility studies, site selection, construction cost estimates, architectural design, client review, contract document production, and contract administration.
June 2002 to July 2005 Williams & Associates Architecture, Inc., Spearfish, South Dakota:
Project architect responsible for design, coordination of consultants, construction document preparation, and construction administration.  Declined partnership offer in 2005 to form Stateline No. 7 Architects.
Oct. 1999 to Apr. 2002 Amundsen Associates, Casper, Wyoming:
Office manager, designer, project manager, construction administrator, illustrator and marketing.
Jan. 1995 to Sep. 1999 Gorder|South Group, Casper, Wyoming:
Designer, project manager, construction administrator.
Mar. 1993 to Jan. 1995 Lund Associates, Rapid City, South Dakota:
Designer and illustrator.
June 1992 to Feb. 1993 Ohnstad Architects, Sioux Falls, South Dakota:

Memberships, Achievements and Professional Associations

▪ “40 Under Forty” Wyoming award recipient in 2008
▪ Member of McMurry Business Park Design Review Committee
▪ Member of the American Institute of Architects, Wyoming and National chapters
▪ Member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
▪ 1999 Graduate of University of Wisconsin “Construction Inspection and Quality Control of Building Construction” course
▪ Past Board Member of The Central Wyoming Hospice Program
▪ Past Board Member of City of Casper’s Contractor’s Licensing and Appeals Board
▪ 2003 Graduate of Leadership Spearfish
▪ Licensed Architect -  South Dakota and Wyoming
▪ Director, AIA Wyoming Chapter Board of Directors (Current)
▪ AIA Wyoming Chapter Advocacy Committee Member
▪ Old Yellowstone District Architectural Design Review Committee - 2015-2018

Military Honors

▪ Enlisted in the South Dakota and Wyoming Army National Guard for a period of twelve years from 1988 to 2000
▪ Certificate of Achievement, Distinguished Graduate of AIT, Fort Lee, VA, 1988
▪ Letter of Commendation, Annual Training, 1989
▪ Primary Leadership Development Course Graduate, Camp Ashland, NE, 1991
▪ Distinguished Service Award , Annual Training, 1992
▪ Enlisted Member of the Quarter, 1993
▪ The Army Achievement Medal, 1994
▪ The Army Commendation Medal, 1996
▪ The Wyoming Army National Guard Command Sergeant Major’s Excellence Coin, 1999
▪ The Wyoming Army National Guard Command Sergeant Major’s Excellence Coin, 2000
▪ The Adjustment General’s Excellence Coin, 2000
▪ Honorable Discharge, 2000