RKAA Principals

Robert W. Kubicek - AIA, NCARB


Brief Bio


Robert Kubicek is the founding Partner of RKAA and has over 40 years of experience with many national tenants including, but not limited to;  J.C. Penney, Sears, Kroger, Walgreen's, LA Fitness, K-mart, Burlington Coat Factory, Safeway, Albertson's, Ross, UPS, Fed-Ex, Chase Bank, UA Theaters, Public Storage, U-Haul, Staples, and PetSmart.  Robert Kubicek also has experience with Pre-schools (Prestige Preschools, Tutor Time) and Charter Schools.  He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, ICSC.


Robert’s role at RKAA is to ensure the success of a project, from start to finish.  He is the architect of record and takes great pride in what the firm has blossomed into over the years.  With his great attention to detail, he is able to ensure that the client is completely satisfied with the end result of their vision.  He works with the client to turn their dreams/design into a reality and in turn, many clients come back again and again because of this.


Education and Certification

  • Bachelor of Architecture / University of Arizona / 1970

  • Registered Architect / Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Tennessee, West Virginia, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wyoming, California, Idaho, Maryland, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Utah, Colorado, Illinois, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Virginia, Missouri, Washington, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Wisconsin. NCARB Certification / 1987 


Market Segments

  • Corporate & Medical Offices

  • Preschool & Charter Schools

  • Multi Family & Single Family Residential

  • Malls, Specialties Centers and Power Centers throughout the USA


Areas of Expertise

  • Project Design and Programming

  • Land Planning, Zoning and Governmental Processing

  • Code Compliance


Professional Involvement

  • Arizona Institute of Architects

  • Arizona Food Marketing Institute

  • International Council of Shopping Centers

  • Lambda Alpha International

  • Valley Partnership

Steven A. Nosal - CSP

Vice President | Board Member

Brief Bio


Steve Nosal started his career in the grocery store business with his father back in 1970.  Steve continued building his experience after schooling, working in the grocery & restaurant business for many years to come. He has worked for a vast number of restaurants and grocers; for example, he worked for Macayo’s Mexican Food running the maintenance department & overseeing various construction projects.  He has worked for Smitty’s Food Stores in the maintenance department & later moved into their construction department.  He also worked for Fleming Foods - constructing Food-4-Less stores nationwide, as well as Fry’s Food Stores, constructing new stores.  Steve has been with RKAA since 2004 as the Construction Project Administrator & Project Manager.  In this role, he has overseen the completion of many projects including, but not limited to; Fry’s Food Stores, Walgreens, LA Fitness, Allstate Storage, The Vig, and Starbucks.


Steve’s role at RKAA is to ensure that the design goals of the client are met in the final build out and completion of the project.  He works closely with GC’s to help answer RFI’s and guide the project along smoothly.  His communication in this role is key to client satisfaction and he has developed outstanding relationships with many different general contractors throughout his career as a Construction Project Administrator.



Education and Certification

  • Degree in Refrigeration Heating Air Conditioning / Moorhead Area Vocational Institute / 1979

  • Degree in Construction Electricity / Moorhead Area Vocational Institute / 1981

  • Steam Engineering Certification / 1980

  • Certified Store Planner Certification / Food Marketing Institute / 1998


Market Segments

  • Supermarkets

  • Restaurants
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Storage Centers

  • Drug Stores

  • Medical Offices & Treatment Centers

  • Retail Stores

  • Charter Schools

  • Shopping & Strip Centers


Areas of Expertise

  • Construction Administration

  • Project Management

  • Refrigeration, Heating & Air Conditioning

  • Mechanical, Plumbing, & Electrical

  • Site Utilities


Community Involvement

  • Knights of Columbus

  • Diocese of Phoenix -Cursillo Secretariat


Neil A. Feaser - AIA, NCARB

Vice President | Board Member

Brief Bio


Neil is a registered architect with more than 19 years of diverse architectural design and project management experience.  He is experienced in coordinating the efforts of the entire project team, from Clients to Architectural Staff and Design Team Consultants, as well as, General Contractors in various project delivery methods.  He has been involved with numerous renovation and new construction efforts ranging in complexity and project types.


Neil’s role at RKAA is key to our success as a whole.  As the Production Manager, he is responsible for developing and promoting technical growth by maintaining a high standard of quality work.  He also strives to understand client expectations.  He knows change is a constant and delivering what the client expects requires flexibility and anticipating the unexpected.  Neil works collaboratively with all members of the project team to develop a thoughtful design and deliver a successful project.  He is the foundation of our management team, and ensures a great end product.



Education and Certification

  • Bachelor of Architecture / Drexel University / 2006
  • Professional Registration in Arizona 
  • NCARB Certification


Market Segments

  • Fitness Facilities
  • Commercial
  • Retail Centers
  • Charter Schools
  • Adaptive Reuse
  • Senior Living Facilities
  • Storage Facilities
  • Industrial
  • Hotels


Areas of Expertise

  • Design
  • Project Management
  • Specification Writing
  • Code Compliance


Professional Involvement

  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • American Institute of Architects - Arizona Chapter

2233 East Thomas Road

Phoenix, Arizona 85016



1151 Dove Street Suite #175

Newport Beach, California 92660



  Retail Centers  

Grocery Stores

Retirement and
Memory Care Facilities

Self-Storage Facilities

Fitness Clubs

Branch Banks and
Call Centers

Business and
Medical Offices

Assisted Living Facilities

Medical Care


Child Day Care

Hotels and Restaurants

Tenant Improvement

Charter School

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