A purpose-built design firm.

About Us

Developers. Designers. Builders. Strategists.

About Us.

Mākher (we pronounce it as ‘maker’) is the Yiddish word for maker, a dynamic connector who makes things happen. We're visionaries that develop bold ideas for long-term value.

Our team and design-build-engineering partners have over 30 years experience in shipping container modification, project management, construction management, landscape architecture, real estate finance, project management, structural engineering, urban design and community engagement.

Our company is a minority and woman-owned firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

We support the hiring of minorities, women and refugees in trades.


Executive Team.

Wanona Satcher | CEO + Founder   Wanona is an urban designer, landscape architectural designer, city planner and community engagement strategist. She is a graduate of Auburn University’s College of Architecture Design and Construction, and has professional certification with the National Development Council. Wanona has started three companies and has over a decade-long experience in the private sector, local government and nonprofit management. For more information please visit: www.wanonasatcher.com

Wanona Satcher | CEO + Founder

Wanona is an urban designer, landscape architectural designer, city planner and community engagement strategist. She is a graduate of Auburn University’s College of Architecture Design and Construction, and has professional certification with the National Development Council. Wanona has started three companies and has over a decade-long experience in the private sector, local government and nonprofit management. For more information please visit: www.wanonasatcher.com

Kevin Hamak | Principal + Project Manager   Kevin is a landscape architectural designer and urban planner. He is a graduate of North Dakota State University and a Marine Corps veteran. Kevin has practiced landscape architecture and urban design for over 20 years. He’s designed a 1600-acre mixed-use development, greenway trails, new urbanist design standards, low-impact stormwater developments and walkable communities. Kevin has over 30 years experience in construction.

Kevin Hamak | Principal + Project Manager

Kevin is a landscape architectural designer and urban planner. He is a graduate of North Dakota State University and a Marine Corps veteran. Kevin has practiced landscape architecture and urban design for over 20 years. He’s designed a 1600-acre mixed-use development, greenway trails, new urbanist design standards, low-impact stormwater developments and walkable communities. Kevin has over 30 years experience in construction.

Reed Marill | CFO + Investor   Reed is a 35+ year commercial real estate professional with a background emphasizing affordable housing and finance. His prior work includes project finance and conventional-affordable multi-family asset management. Reed is a graduate of The University of Pennsylvania and Emory University.

Reed Marill | CFO + Investor

Reed is a 35+ year commercial real estate professional with a background emphasizing affordable housing and finance. His prior work includes project finance and conventional-affordable multi-family asset management. Reed is a graduate of The University of Pennsylvania and Emory University.


Our Social Impact Mission.

To serve underserved communities by designing and deploying quality affordable space solutions for housing, neighborhood enterprises and public services where residents can thrive and lead equitable community revitalization.

Our Company Approach.

We balance rigorous engagement strategies with innovative construction techniques that allow us to quickly build and deliver quality services. In addition to building inclusive communities for all, we are dedicated to designing spaces that dignify, respect and inspire citizen-led systematic change.