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License | State of Washington
Project Architect | Project Manager | Design Program Manager
Engaging and detail-oriented licensed architect with expertise in hospitality and its influence on other markets,
mass timber design, and design for manufacturing.
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Creative designer skilled at leading multiple cross-disciplinary teams to develop innovative, efficient, and economical programming and design solutions.
Exceptional project manager with the ability to deliver both boutique and large-scale hospitality experiences on time and budget.
Versatile professional with excellent communication skills and global experience designing large-scale resort master plans of more than 10,000 acres with over 10,000 housing units and hotel rooms.
Collaborative team-player with experience designing luxury single and multi-family projects, clubhouses and private villas for the world’s most discerning guests.
Effective communicator and strategist with the experience and desire for company leadership and development.
Organized thinker with a passion for synthesizing market trends and executing client visions that exceed expectations.
Senior Project Manager
SB Architects - San Francisco
June 2020 - Present
Leading project teams on large scale master plans, high rise hotels and boutique hospitality projects.
Leading SB Architects' evolution into mass timber and modular construction techniques for the hospitality market.
Design Lead, Emerging Markets & Hospitality
Katerra - Seattle
October 2017 - April 2020
Established and grew the hospitality design vertical through professional tenacity and a commitment to success. Demonstrated insightful leadership and enhanced clarity of mission by creating and nurturing strong professional relationships with customers and brands that shared Katerra’s vision for the AEC industry; partnered with and supported the world’s largest technology companies.
Served as integral member of the team charged with redesigning the Extended Stay America (ESA) prototype for Katerra’s manufacturing systems, optimized for efficient use of space and manufacturing; first Katerra-built hotel; anticipated opening Q2 2020.
Delivered innovation through involvement in Katerra’s first built hotel, which included wall panels from the first automated assembly line, floor panels, and the first delivery of Katerra-manufactured windows.
Provided vision and guidance through a blend of business development and conceptual design focused on mass timber solutions across multiple markets, including hospitality, industrial, and commercial offices.
Displayed leadership while guiding customers through the initial process of designing for manufacturing and mass timber with an integrated team of designers, engineers, and construction experts.
Delivered key contributions toward success while supporting Katerra through a number of milestones in project execution, including the first use of Agile principles with a global team of designers.
Associate and Project Architect
WATG - Seattle & Singapore
March 2004 - September 2017
Demonstrated innovation and capacity to excel through responsibility for design and management of large and small scale hospitality projects throughout Asia and the Middle East.
Directed cross-functional teams in the areas of design, coordination, contracts, and project financial health.
Extensive master planning experience provided the flexibility to work with planning teams and adapt to a variety of project needs and requirements.
Developed new market strategies, oversaw daily office operations, and managed staffing and resources to ensure both design and financial success.
Collaborated with international operators, including Marriott, IHG, Hyatt, Rosewood, and FRHI in over a dozen countries, including China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, UAE, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.
Weber + Thompson - Seattle
July 2001 - March 2004
Ball State University
Bachelor of Architecture - 2001
Completed two six-month, full-time internships at Carol Maryan Architects in New York and Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture in Denver. Studied in Finland, Malta, and Miami Beach.
Skills - - - - - - - - - > Proficiency
Revit - - - - - - - - - > Basic to Intermediate
CAD - - - - - - - - - > Basic to Intermediate
Sketchup - - - - - - > Intermediate
Rhino- - - - - - - - - > Basics
Photoshop - - - - - > Advanced
INDD - - - - - - - - > Advanced
Smartsheets - - - - > Intermediate
Jira - - - - - - - - - - > Intermediate