Wayne Hilbert, AIA, LEED AP

Principal Architect and an Owner of CNH Architects for over 25 years, Wayne brings creativity and experience to each of his client’s projects. Nationally recognized for sustainable design, a number of his projects have received green certifications and Energy Star status. Wayne has very successfully designed and managed hundreds of new and remodeling projects from initial contact through all phases of programming, design, bidding, and construction to project completion for public and private clients.

Community centers, office buildings, vehicle maintenance facilities, courtrooms, retreat centers, city halls, animal exhibits, retail stores, camps, recreational facilities, park shelters, laboratories, libraries, fire stations, and clubhouses are some of the building types designed by Wayne.


  • University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Architecture
  • University of Minnesota, Master of Business Administration

Professional Registration / Certifications:

  • National architectural certification through NCARB
  • Licensed Architect in multiple locations
  • Certified Construction Specialist (CCS), Construction Specifier Institute
  • LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), US Green Building Council


  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Construction Specification Institute (CSI)

Community Involvement:

  • MN Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience & Interior Design (AELSLAGID), Board Member
  • Rotary Club of Apple Valley, Member and Past President
  • Reach for the Stars, Past Board Member
  • MN Governor’s Design Team, Past Member
  • National Eagle Scout Association, Member
  • AIA’s Sustainable Assessment Team (SDAT) - Apple Valley 2011, Steering Committee and AIA Sponsoring Member