Perkins+Will Announces Firmwide Principal and Associate Principal Promotions for 2013

Global Architecture and Design Leader Recognizes Leadership

ATLANTA – MAY 23, 2013 – Leading global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will today announced the promotion of Keith Curtis, Cary Garner, Bruce McEvoy, and Andrew Wolfram to Principal. The firm also announces the promotion of 16 team members to Associate Principal.

“We are proud to recognize the professional accomplishments of these valuable team members who have contributed to our work through design excellence and creating valuable client relationships. They truly represent the vitality and vision of Perkins+Will’s future,” said Phil Harrison FAIA, LEED AP, President and CEO of Perkins+Will.

Keith Curtis, LEED Green Associate, joined Perkins+Will’s Atlanta office in 2010 as the leader firm’s Branded Environments team in the Southeast. An expert in experiential design, he has managed prototype design and rollouts for numerous high-profile clients. Mr. Curtis boasts over 20 years of experience and has recently contributed to the success of projects such as the Antron Resource Center in Chicago, Illinois; Woodward Academy Prep School in Atlanta, Georgia; and the Cabell Huntington Children’s Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He is holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree in Design from the University of Illinois in Chicago and studied at the Universite' de Illinois, Versailles France.

Cary Garner, AIA, LEED AP, joined Perkins+Will’s Dallas office in 2005 and is a leader in the firm’s healthcare practice. Mr. Garner has over 26 years of experience and has actively participated in the development of over 20 million square feet of space with a combined value of over $6 billion. Recent work includes the Texas Health Harris Methodist Alliance Hospital, one of a few innovative new hospitals created via a true integrated project delivery method; the new Richardson Medical Center Hospital; and Dallas Medical Center Trauma and Critical Care Tower both for the Methodist Health System. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from The University of Texas, is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Bruce McEvoy, AIA, LEED AP, joined Perkins+Will’s Atlanta office in 2001 and works at a variety of scales on different project types to combine high-end design with high-performance environments. He consistently and successfully collaborates with some of the firm’s most significant clients including recent work for The Huaneng Group in Beijing: Petro China Research Campus in Beijing; SANY North American Headquarters in Peachtree City, Georgia; Museum of Design Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia; King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Research Park (KAUST) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; and BrandBank in Atlanta. Mr. McEvoy is a member of the American Institute of Architects, a LEED Accredited Professional, and serves as Board Chair for the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture and a Masters of Architecture degree both from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Andrew Wolfram, AIA, LEED AP, joined Perkins+Will’s San Francisco office in 1999 and currently serves as Perkins+Will’s Global Leader in Preservation+Reuse. Mr. Wolfram has more than 25 years of experience working on the adaptive reuse of significant historic buildings as well as other complex urban projects. Some of his projects in San Francisco include the Ferry Building renovation; the Presidio Landmark; the renovation of 140 New Montgomery Street; and the Officer’s Club at the Presidio of San Francisco, one of the oldest buildings in San Francisco. Mr. Wolfram is a member of the American Institute of Architects, is a LEED Accredited Professional, and is the Vice-President of San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture from Columbia College and a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University.

Perkins+Will also announced the promotion of 16 designers to the role of Associate Principal. In their new role, this next generation of leaders will continue to assume more responsibilities within their offices and will further advocate for their thought leadership platforms throughout the firm.

“It is an honor to announce the promotion of such a diverse and talented group of men and women. We look forward to their continued advancement,” said Harrison. “The outstanding leadership of our firm is the foundation of our successes and our key to the future.”

Promotions to Associate Principal include:
Marco Nicotera, AIA, LEED AP in Atlanta
John Poelker, AIA, LEED AP in Atlanta
Melissa Dicaire, LEED AP in Chicago
Eric Mersmann, AIA, LEED AP in Chicago
John Moorhead, AIA, LEED AP in Chicago
Kelly Whitney, LEED AP in Dallas
Justin Parscale, AIA, LEED AP in Dallas
Courtney Johnston, RID, IIDA, LEED AP in Dallas
Jeff Kim, AIA, LEED AP in Houston
John Michael Day, AIA, LEED AP in Washington, DC
Leigh Christy, AIA, LEED AP in Los Angeles
Filippo Soave, NCIDQ, LEED AP in New York
Ryan Bussard, AIA, LEED AP in Seattle
Sara Andersen, AIA, LEED AP in San Francisco
Loren Cavallin, RID, IDC, LEED AP in Vancouver
Joyce Drohan, Architect, LEED AP in Vancouver

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