Announcements May 7, 2021

The Atlanta Studio Grows Its Leadership Team

The Atlanta Studio is thrilled to share the promotion of its new additions to the leadership group. Our firm’s Leadership Program recognizes individuals who have an outstanding positive impact on our firm, our teams, and our clients through innovation, culture-building, and design excellence. The promotion of these team members reinforces our studio’s commitment to celebrating those who demonstrate exceptional leadership values and principles.

Cassie Branum - Principal

As the co-leader of Urban Design for Perkins&Will, Cassie plays an essential role in both the Atlanta studio and a firmwide discipline. Cassie designs for the human experience at the human scale, bringing together her expertise in the fields of interior design, architecture, city planning, and graphic design. With every client, she works closely to balance experiment and innovation with making the critical decisions that keep progress in step with reality.

Katie Anderson - Associate Principal

A connector of people, and a solver of puzzles, Katie weaves together the best solutions for our healthcare practice’s most complex projects. As a dynamic leader and mentor, Katie builds solid foundations with both her team and clients. Every day, she strives to create welcoming spaces and caters to producing work that makes users feel a sense of calm as one walks in through the front doors.

Floyd Cline - Associate Principal

A studio leader in the firm’s Higher Education and Science & Technology disciplines, Floyd balances both the complexities of highly industrial labs with enticing learning environments. As the Atlanta studio’s Justice, Equity, Engagement, Diversity, and Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) co-Leader, he understands the importance of creating a just world and the impact it entails in the design industry. His proudest accomplishments involve community engagement both in and around his projects.

Katie Janson - Associate Principal

A natural-born storyteller, Katie is guided in her design practice by understanding the journey of our clients and capturing the essence of each new challenge. Her aptitude in deciphering the chapters of each project makes her an essential member of the Branded Environments team. Having co-founded the practice in the Atlanta studio, Katie has touched a wide range of disciplines across the firm and thrives on mentoring the next generation of designers.

Additional Promotions Include

Stephen Barefield, Victoria Walsh, Dan James, and Jennifer Ingram have been promoted to Senior Associate. Marcelo Bernal, Jason Diamond, Maria Montgomery, John Stinson, and Maria Yegros have been promoted to Associate. Kailey Calkins and Emily Jackson have each been promoted to Interior Designer II. Nada Ibrahim has been promoted to Interior Designer III. Alexa Wallert and Travis Armbrister have each been promoted to Designer III. Jessica Williams has been promoted to Interior Project Manager. Mason Couvillion has been promoted to Project Designer. Stephen Mai has been promoted to Senior Interior Project Designer. Livia Klein has been promoted to Senior Interior Project Manager. And Cassidy Gaillard has been promoted to Human Resources Generalist.