An associate principal with Perkins Eastman, Kirk has 28 years of experience in all stages of architectural design, construction documentation, site supervision, and contract administration. His early general practice experience comprised custom residential, commercial, retail, libraries, and extensive historic preservation, including full exterior/interior restoration of the Mahoning County Courthouse. He is a past board member of the AIA Eastern Ohio Chapter, serving as its president in 1992. Kirk is extensively involved in the firm’s work on senior residential care environments, serving as project manager of multiple local, regional, and national CCRC projects both new and repositioned. His management of large design and consulting teams from master planning through construction has resulted in successful projects with strong client relationships, leading to repeat project commissions for the firm. He has served internally for several years as a staffing coordinator for the Pittsburgh Office.
- Kirk Anderson
- Sharon ArrindellAIA, NCARB
- Mohammed Attia
- Matthew Becker
- Dario Brito
- J. Kilpatrick BurkeAIA
- Vijo CherianAICP
- Teague Clement
- Tracey ColabellaCPSM
- Daniel ColliAIA, LEED AP BD+C
- Gail CollinsAIA, LEED AP
- Mark D. CreedonAIA, LEED AP
- Brad F. CrottsAIA
- Federico Del PrioreAIA, LEED AP
- Brian DonnellyAIA, LEED AP
- Tarek Farid
- Roberto GarciaLEED AP
- Connor Glass
- David L. HutchinsonAIA
- Michael ImranyiAIA
- Kenneth KuligowskiAIA
- Pamela KurzAIA, LEED AP
- Roland LauAIA
- Gilles Legorrec
- Ming LeungAIA
- Cristobal MayendiaAIA
- Jennifer McDermottIIDA
- Elaine NewmanAIA
- Mindy NoAIA, NCARB
- Sanjay M. ParmarAIA
- Andres PastorizaRA, LEED AP
- Lee Pellegrino
- Arch PelleyAIA, LEED AP
- Stephen PenhoetAIA, LEED AP
- Maria Petrakaki-SpyropoulosAIA, LEED AP
- Tomas QuijanoAIA
- T Rajwer
- L. Ramu RamachandranAIA, LEED AP
- Mary Rose RankinAIA, LEED AP
- Nicolas RyanAIA, LEED AP
- Prashant Salvi
- Mark SearlsAIA
- Andrea Luccioni ShawAIA, LEED AP
- David ShireyAIA, LEED AP
- Matthew SnethenRA
- Paul SongAIA
- Eric Taub
- Kurt ThompsonAIA
Sharon Arrindell AIA, NCARB
Sharon Arrindell has spent more than twenty years working on large-scale residential, office, and mixed-use projects, managing them from schematic design through construction. With an emphasis on the technical aspects of the project, her attention to maintaining graphic clarity and organization of the design intent from concept through construction has helped deliver projects to their successful completion. She enjoys the challenges and complexities that come with managing multiple clients, program elements, agencies, and/or contractors. She also takes great pride in mentoring junior staff, helping them work toward their professional goals.
Mo is an associate principal with more than 15 years of design experience in master planning, architecture, and interior design. His project experience at Perkins Eastman includes key landmark projects, international five-star hotels and resorts, high-end residential, urban high-rise and mixed-use developments, commercial, and institutional projects. Mo’s projects are located throughout the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, China, and the Middle East and include numerous high-profile clients, such as Hilton, Ritz-Carlton, and Four Seasons, the latter two among the largest developers in the Middle East. His work has been recognized by multiple awards, including an FLAIA Award of Excellence; an Innovation, Design and Research Award from Florida State University; an IDEC South Regional Award; and the First Prize Award for an Embassy of Qatar Design Competition.
Matthew Becker is an Associate Principal at Perkins Eastman with more than 30 years of experience. He currently leads the interiors practice in the firm’s San Francisco office, leading a variety of project types including hospitality, housing, office, senior living, and mixed-use projects. Prior to this, Mr. Becker held the post of Director of Operations–UAE in the Dubai office of Perkins Eastman International, where he oversaw the firm’s operations throughout the Gulf region.
Matthew has taught at the Swiss Federal Polytechnic (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland and at Rhode Island School of Design, and served as guest critic at many other universities. He has received research grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Graham Foundation, and the Gulbenkian Foundation. He has lectured extensively on the subjects of architecture, design, technology, and culture at universities and institutions in the U.S. and Europe from 1998 to the present.
Dario Brito is an Associate Principal of the firm and focuses his efforts on the design of higher education and healthcare facilities and environments. He is dedicated to creating healing architecture and working out the smallest of details to better the patient, staff, and visitor experience.
J. Kilpatrick Burke AIA
An Associate Principal at Perkins Eastman, Pat has more than 25 years of specialized experience in healthcare architecture and master planning. His frequent involvement as Project Manager on his projects has provided him with the ability to stay close to a client as the project develops and assure overall satisfaction from concept to completion. Pat’s background includes the overall responsibility for total project development including design, budgeting, scheduling, quality control, and construction administration.
Vijo Cherian AICP
Vijo Cherian has worked on projects ranging in scale from city-wide interventions and urban spaces to building architecture. He has spearheaded and managed the design team and processes while coordinating multi-disciplinary consultant teams. Vijo brings expertise in master planning, urban design, site analysis, envisioning development scenarios, structuring implementation strategies, and the community participation process. His expertise has been evident in his work for the campus master plan for the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta; the Research Triangle Master Plan; San Antonio’s Downtown Transit Plan, which then led to the VIA’s Centro Plaza, a new multi-modal hub for the city; and McMillan, the transformation of an historic large-scale water filtration facility into a new residential neighborhood in Washington, DC.
Teague is an associate principal at Perkins Eastman with 25 years of experience in the IT industry. He brings extensive knowledge in architecture as it pertains to technology, workflow, and BIM processes having worked in IT support for the architectural industry for the last 16 years. Teague was the chief information officer for LBL Architects before the merger with Perkins Eastman. In that capacity, he was responsible for heading the IT/BIM department, researching and implementing new technologies, vendor management, IT budgeting, and mentoring.
Tracey Colabella CPSM
Tracey brings 20 years of experience in marketing and communications to her role as Director of Marketing at Perkins Eastman. She is inspired by the impact that design has on people’s daily lives, whether that is creating new learning environments where students’ test scores improve in the first year; resiliency measures so people can rebuild in flood-ravaged neighborhoods; healthcare facilities that improve the quality of the care offered; or homes where people can be their best at all stages of their lives. Coupled with her penchant for efficient, elegant solutions, this passion enables Tracey to manage all aspects of the firm’s global marketing efforts, from the strategic planning process to developing initiatives in support of the firm’s global marketing pursuits.
Daniel Colli AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Dan has served as Project Manager on a number of primary and secondary education and higher education projects, including Essex Technical High School, Worcester State College, and Massachusetts College of Art. In addition to his Project Management strengths, Dan also has experience working in Construction Administration. Dan’s skill set includes specialized construction knowledge of various trades and renovation expertise, eight years of experience in technical drafting, and the ability to effectively manage consultants on a design team.
Gail Collins AIA, LEED AP
An associate principal at Perkins Eastman, Gail has more than 30 years of architectural experience in the design and planning of healthcare facilities, academic medical centers, and university campuses in the US and abroad. Her experience spans the full range of architectural design phases from project formulation, master planning, programming, design, and documentation through bidding and construction administration. She has played a major role in a number of award-winning campus planning efforts including the new University of California Merced and the campus master plan for The University of Utah.
Gail has a thorough understanding of hospitals’ functional, organizational, and departmental adjacencies; stringent environmental constraints and high tech requirements; specialty procedures; and inpatient/outpatient strategies. Her primary role has been to translate user needs into optimal architectural design solutions by developing excellent relationships with university and hospital administrators and staff, facilitating user group meetings, and coordinating consultants. She has played a key role in the medical planning of the New Stanford Hospital and has carried her understanding of the faculty, clinics, and facility operations into the master planning effort for the repurposing of the existing Stanford Medical Center. Gail has a keen awareness in environmental stewardship, and a dedicated interest in the patient and staff experience in all clinical settings that she designs.
Mark D. Creedon AIA, LEED AP
Mark Creedon has more than 35 years of experience designing and managing projects around the country. Mark’s willingness to embrace new technologies has led to a number of out-of-the box solutions for a variety of residential, office, interiors, and government projects. Mark’s ability to foster a collaborative team effort has resulted in clients including George Comfort & Sons, American Express, Mitsubishi, and Orange County, California.
Brad F. Crotts AIA
Brad is an Associate Principal at the firm, contributing extensive design and planning expertise in healthcare, educational, and cultural buildings. With 16 years of professional experience in design and construction management, Brad’s work includes programmatically complex projects in both public and private sectors. His depth of architectural knowledge and versatility is informed by his background of diverse project work, which includes all phases of architecture including programming, planning, project management, and coordination for new construction and renovation projects.
Federico Del Priore AIA, LEED AP
Federico Del Priore is an associate principal with more than 20 years of experience at every stage of project development, from conceptual design through construction administration. With experience in nearly every building type—education, laboratory, performing arts, recreation, infrastructure, and master planning, with a particular concentration on large and complex projects utilizing BIM, Integrated Project Delivery, and early contract packaging—Federico brings particularly extensive project management skills to Perkins Eastman’s healthcare practice area. Federico leads major architectural projects from inception to completion, coordinating the work of internal, consultant, and client teams. His significant design and technical abilities enable him to reconcile apparent conflicting objectives and demands to achieve sensitive, responsive, responsible, and successful solutions. He is adept at building consensus among project stakeholders and negotiating complex projects through city agency and third-party approvals. Federico is a registered architect in the State of New York and a LEED accredited professional.
Brian Donnelly AIA, LEED AP
An associate principal at Perkins Eastman, Brian has over 20 years of experience in the planning, design and management of a range of project types, including educational, recreational and community buildings. He approaches each project as a thoughtful collaboration between architectural, engineering and consultant teams, using focused research and his extensive project experience to successfully integrate unconventional engineering solutions with sound architectural design.
Brian is an active leader of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), serving as Northern Virginia Chapter President in 2011, and as a Director of the Virginia Society AIA since 2012. As an advocate for sustainable design, he has presented his research in architecture, human comfort and climate at several industry conferences, and teaches studios in environmental design at Catholic University.
Tarek is an Associate Principal of Perkins Eastman and the Middle East Regional Manager, leading the firm’s efforts in the MENA region from the Dubai office. His project experience comprises both commercial and institutional work, and he has led the planning and design of a multitude of hotel, office tower, mixed-use, and higher education projects. With additional expertise in real estate, land development, cost control, and project delivery, Tarek offers clients a strategic level of planning, design, and construction expertise. His multiple professional affiliations include the Society of Engineers, the Egyptian Architects Syndicate, and the American Association of Cost Engineers, among others. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Alexandria in Egypt.
Roberto Garcia LEED AP
Roberto García is an Associate Principal at Perkins Eastman. He brings over 16 years of experience as an architectural designer, project architect, graphic designer, and draftsperson on a variety of commercial and residential projects. Mr. García is currently involved in the firm’s work with residential and hospitality projects, office buildings, interiors, and historic preservation.
Creating spaces that connect people to places in a meaningful and authentic way is at the heart of Connor Glass’s design approach. An Associate Principal and designer, Connor's portfolio features diverse spaces for corporate interiors, healthcare, housing, and retail clients that capture the unique attributes and goals of each translated through design. Connor’s recent exploration of multi-sensory environments combined with an understanding of research-based and data-driven workplace strategy has delivered successful projects for top clients throughout the technology, publishing, and financial industries.
David L. Hutchinson AIA
An Associate Principal with more than 30 years of experience, David has a strong background as a design architect across a diverse range of project types. Since joining the firm, he has established himself as a design team leader and researcher, focusing especially on the design of hospitals, high-rise multi-family housing, large high-end corporate interiors, and higher educational facilities.
Michael Imranyi AIA
Michael Imranyi has broad experience in the practice of architecture and in all phases of design and construction. His work in New York and Berlin includes conceptual and schematic design as well as construction administration, and ranges from large-scale waterfront, transit, and town center redevelopment to single-family residences, high-end retail, interior architecture, and memorial and furniture design. Mr. Imranyi brings a design sensitivity that strives toward a better understanding of the complexity of the environment in which we live and to improve the quality of that environment through thoughtful design, planning, and construction at any scale.
Kenneth Kuligowski AIA
Ken is an associate principal with more than 30 years of experience. During his career at Perkins Eastman he has emerged as a design leader contributing to a wide range of assignments firm-wide, encompassing healthcare, educational, commercial, cultural, and residential projects. Ken is currently involved in the firm's work in senior living and has expertise across the full continuum: supportive housing, CCRCs, assisted living, long-term care, and chronic care hospitals. His design approach is informed by a client’s mission, operational program, and—foremost—the requirements of the occupants. His ultimate goal is always to create a humanistic and nurturing environment while seeking solutions that create a balance between pragmatism and imagination, tradition and innovation.
Pamela Kurz AIA, LEED AP
With more than 30 years of experience, Pam has designed and managed a variety of project types through all architectural phases for the healthcare, senior living, and education markets. She has provided planning and design services for a wide array of healthcare projects in California, working effectively with OSHPD. She successfully manages multiple projects while concurrently balancing design, budget, and schedules.
Roland Lau AIA
Roland Lau is an Associate Principal and project architect/project manager with more than 30 years of experience designing healthcare facilities, multi-family residential projects, office buildings, and more, primarily in California. He is an invaluable resource and integral member of the design team, with extensive technical knowledge and experience in all phases of design. Roland works in close collaboration with the client and consultants to ensure project documents are thorough and accurate for agency review and approval. Roland is currently serving as the project architect for the Waste Management Expansion at the Stanford hospital and Clinics and project manager for the recently completed new Stanford Steam Plant.
Roland is the founder and one of the instructors for the local ARE program that is now under the AIASF ARE/Licensing Committee, of which he is also the Chair. In addition, he is an active member of the AIASF Mentorship Committee and has led his own mentorship group for the past three years.
Gilles is an Associate Principal and a senior designer at Perkins Eastman. With more than 15 years of experience as an architect, Gilles has worked previously in Paris, Monaco, and Lebanon, bringing a global perspective to the firm. Focusing on international work across a variety of practice areas, he also contributes his previous experience as a professor at the Ecole Nationale d’Architecture de Paris.
Ming Leung AIA
With twenty years of experience, Ming Leung has successfully completed a wide range of building types and scales that includes academic, commercial, institutional, and corporate projects throughout the United States as well as in China, South Korea, Singapore, and Poland. His greatest area of expertise is the development and implementation of the exterior envelope and its essential wall cladding and roofing systems.
Cristobal Mayendia AIA
With more than 16 years of design experience in the US, Cris has been an energetic and creative force in the local architecture community. He re-joined Perkins Eastman in 2011 and is responsible for overseeing comprehensive project designs, identifying and implementing ideas from initial programming and conceptual design through completion. His primary focus has been on healthcare, research facilities, residential, and complex mixed-use facilities for both private and public clients.
Cris is an active member of the American Institute of Architects and Architectural League. He is NCARB certified and a registered architect in New York and New Jersey. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of the Basque Country and a Master of Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.
Jennifer McDermott IIDA
Jennifer McDermott, an interior designer in Perkins Eastman’s Chicago office, offers 15 years of senior living, hospitality, residential, and healthcare experience, and oversees and directs the interior design for domestic and international senior living projects. Her holistic approach to design ensures that all aspects of a project, from planning to materiality and furnishings, embody the character and essence of her client’s brand and mission. Jennifer’s breadth of work showcases her ability to translate her clients’ vision into signature spaces that reflect their individuality.
Elaine Newman AIA
Elaine Newman has thirty years of experience in the practice of architecture serving as Project Manager, Project Architect, Project Coordinator, and Job Captain for a variety of medical, academic, research, civic, government, transportation, and commercial projects throughout the United States and around the world. She has been responsible for all aspects of project management and design documentation from initial programming and conceptual design through construction administration for projects ranging in size and complexity from $50-million to $1.5-billion in construction costs.
Mindy No AIA, NCARB
Mindy is an Associate Principal with Perkins Eastman with more than 22 years of experience as an architect, senior designer, and project manager. Her portfolio represents a diverse range of high-profile, awardwinning academic and civic projects, which include academic buildings, performing arts, libraries, and museums.
Sanjay M. Parmar AIA
Sanjay is an Associate Principal and senior healthcare planner at Perkins Eastman, with more than 20 years of experience in the areas of healthcare programming and strategic and facility planning. His expertise lies especially in the area of integrating healthcare operations, strategic data analytics, technology, and trends into various facility planning and design solutions.
Over the span of his career, Sanjay has developed in-depth operational and planning knowledge of outpatient and acute care inpatient facilities from community hospitals to specialty facilities, including cardiac, oncology, women’s, pediatric, and orthopedic centers. These projects are located nationally and internationally and include both for-profit and not-for-profit facilities.
Andres Pastoriza RA, LEED AP
Andrés is an Associate Principal with more than 15 years of experience as a designer and project architect. His projects feature a broad range of scales and typologies, including cultural, civic, commercial, housing, hospitality, and master plans. As part of the firm’s design leadership he curates and organizes in-house discussions on the creative process. Andrés brings a research-driven approach to the design process, crafting contextual solutions and balancing the complex needs of the design brief. He leads projects from concept through construction, investigating multiple facets of the project — from the urban scale to technical details.
Andrés holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University. He is a licensed architect registered in the State of New York and is a LEED Accredited Professional.
Lee is an associate principal at Perkins Eastman with more than 15 years of experience in master planning and architecture. He manages senior living projects with a focus on implementing culture change strategies in long-term care, both renovation and new construction. Through connecting current trends with client experience and vision, he guides clients through program development in order to realize the project goals in the completed design. Long-term relationships have resulted in multiple projects in which Lee serves as the knowledge base for the client teams, in order to maintain continuity with the design vocabulary established while recognizing the unique attributes of each project.
Arch Pelley AIA, LEED AP
An Associate Principal at the firm, Arch has more than 32 years of experience as an architect and urban planner. He has been the senior planner for many of the firm’s senior living and community housing development, and his understanding of New Urbanist principles brings a unique perspective to his planning process. Central to Arch’s approach is an emphasis on creating walkable neighborhoods; fostering distinctive, attractive communities with a strong sense of place; preserving open space, natural beauty, and critical environmental areas; and making financially sound development decisions.
Stephen Penhoet AIA, LEED AP
For more than 25 years, Mr. Penhoet has served as project architect, designer, project manager, master planner, programmer, and construction administrator for both institutional and commercial clients. His portfolio of work includes multiple academic facilities, community centers, biotechnology laboratories, large-scale planning, mixed-use commercial developments (including retail), and hospitals.
Mr. Penhoet has strong experience with design projects that are large-scale, fast-tracked, and require coordination with multiple interested parties including owner’s representatives, local and regional review agencies, public utilities, community groups, and specialized consultants.
Maria Petrakaki-Spyropoulos AIA, LEED AP
Maria Petrakaki, an Associate Principal, is an architect and designer with more than 20 years of experience. She offers a broad range of knowledge as a project manager and technical coordinator for institutional and private-sector work. Ms. Petrakaki has worked on an variety of building types from project inception to completion in the United States and Greece. She has a successful track record in understanding expectations and managing budgets and schedules.
Tomas Quijano AIA
Tomas is an Associate Principal at Perkins Eastman with 17 years of design and production experience, primarily in commercial interior and base building projects, with strong technical, design, and production capabilities. His project management and team leadership skills include mentoring and directing teams through design development and construction documentation phases as well as reviewing, selecting, managing, and coordinating consultant teams.
Mr. Rajwer has more than 20 years of experience in the architecture, design, and real estate development industry with a track record of successful and award-winning projects. He has comprehensive experience in managing a variety of commercial, hospitality, housing, mixed-use, and retail projects.
L. Ramu Ramachandran AIA, LEED AP
Ramu is an Associate Principal at the firm with more than 16 years of experience, specializing in the design of senior living and large-scale mixed-use projects. As a project architect and project manager, he has been responsible for leading and managing teams in design and production for a variety of project types, from master planning and concept design through construction administration. Ramu brings expertise in advanced building systems and technologies and building envelope design, and he is particularly knowledgeable in sustainable design practices.
Mary Rose Rankin AIA, LEED AP
For over 15 years, Mary Rankin has been involved in the design of award-winning projects across the country. Her creative design and problem solving abilities have assisted in creating compelling designs for a variety of project types including part of the LEED ND Pilot program; educational facilities, including the Yorktown High School Replacement in Arlington, VA and the Stoddert Campus, in Washington, DC and mixed use and cultural facilities.
Mary’s commitment to sustainable design has resulted in LEED Gold designs for many of her projects-including the first geothermal system for a public elementary school in Washington, DC. She has also instituted an office-wide program to calculate the firm’s carbon footprint in order to strategize methods of reducing the impact on the environment. To share her passion for architecture with the next generation, she participated in the Washington Architectural Foundation’s ongoing “Architecture in the Schools” program, teaching young children about the practice of architecture.
Nicolas Ryan AIA, LEED AP
Nicolas is an Associate Principal at Perkins Eastman with more than 16 years of experience spanning multiple areas of design and project leadership, including civic and cultural facilities, higher education, transit, and other large institutional projects. His extensive résumé includes design leadership and realization of high profile projects in New York such as the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center expansion and renovation, the Queens Museum of Art expansion, the Fulton Street Transit Center, and the addition of a surgical wing and children’s hospital to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, to name just a few. Through such projects he has demonstrated a unique ability to engage the best talents of a design team and incorporate architecture, engineering and site/urban design issues into a cohesive whole. Nicolas is a visiting critic at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Parsons The New School for Design, McGill University, and Columbia University. He has taught architectural design at NYIT and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Prashant Salvi is an architect and urban designer with over 15 years of experience. Prashant has worked with city governments and private developers on large city-led planning, urban design and infrastructure projects, and on private sector housing, mixed use and higher education campus projects in the United States and Asia. Prashant brings design and management leadership to the firm's large scale practice.
Mark Searls AIA
An Associate Principal at the firm, Mark has more than 29 years of design and project leadership worldwide. Working primarily with programmatically complex projects in the healthcare sector, Mark’s portfolio also includes science and technology, academic, and commercial projects. Particularly adept in forming and maintaining close client relationships, Mark works with a project throughout all phases to ensure consistency and a true realization of the design intention. A former lecturer and adjunct Assistant professor for both the University of Minnesota College of Architecture and the University of Illinois CALA, teaching both undergraduate and graduate studios, Mark is committed to contributing to the future of the architectural profession.
Andrea Luccioni Shaw AIA, LEED AP
Andrea Luccioni Shaw has almost 15 years of experience working on a variety of project types including primary/secondary education, senior living and residential. She is a highly valued project manager to the firm’s clients, working closely with them on multiple, often simultaneous projects. Andrea is adept at managing all phases from consensus building among stakeholders through detailed programming to design and construction administration.
Andrea is a registered architect in Virginia, a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and a LEED® Accredited Professional.
David Shirey AIA, LEED AP
David Shirey has more than a decade of experience in the design, development, and management of both civic and private mixed-use projects. With an emphasis on large-scale residential-led mixed-use projects, he has helped lead the design and management of major urban developments throughout US and abroad. A proponent of efficient development that is both environmentally and economically sustainable, David is known for his ability to successfully navigate complex projects from initial planning phases through design and construction, including all requisite regulatory and approvals processes.
Matthew Snethen RA
Mathew Snethen’s experience includes a large and diverse range of both new construction and renovation projects. His portfolio includes office buildings, mixed-use developments, schools, senior housing, large scale residential, restaurants, theaters—allowing multiple facets of each project type to influence his process. As a college professor, Mathew has taught courses in Building Codes, Building Systems and Architectural Design at the Harrington College of Design in Chicago, Illinois. Mathew has applied his technical experience to many of Perkins Eastman’s high profile mixed-use projects, such as Huishan North Bund and The Wharf in Washington, DC.
Paul Song AIA
With 16 years of professional experience, Paul Song’s work has encompassed a broad range of practice areas, including hospitality, mixed-use, redevelopment, retail, residential, streetscapes, and public plazas. Paul has been successful in creating retail and social environments, and has also played a critical role in design leadership and strategic planning. He has led the coordination of multi-million dollar projects that demonstrate his ability to think strategically, coordinate internal and external resources, complete highly-detailed work, and meet rigorous client demands within a tight budget.
Eric is an Associate Principal at Perkins Eastman with more than 13 years of A/E industry experience, having worked with engineers, interior designers, and architects. In his role as Controller at Perkins Eastman, Eric oversees the day-to-day finance and accounting operations of the firm and participates in various aspects of financial reporting, planning, performance, and control. Eric also helps assess and manage risk, tax, and other global compliance issues.
Eric is in the process of obtaining his Certified Management Accountant (CMA) license and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.
Kurt Thompson AIA
Kurt is an Associate Principal with Perkins Eastman and brings more than 27 years of experience in healthcare and academic facility planning, programming, design, and master planning. He has worked with numerous high-profile healthcare facilities, universities, and medical schools, including the University of North Carolina-Wilmington School of Nursing, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Student Health Center, and Duke University Health System, among others. His approach to healthcare and academic projects focuses on designing spaces that blend state-of-the-art technology with welcoming interior design and architectural features.
Well-versed in the latest technological advances in medical equipment and laboratory planning, Kurt serves as a firm-wide resourse on the latest trends in medical technology, including imaging and ultrasound technologies. He has also applied this knowledge as an industry leader in healthcare planning, having served as a Facilities Project Architect for Johns Hopkins Hospital. Kurt’s experience provides him with a unique perspective and insight into issues concerning the design, construction, renovation, and long-term impact of design decisions.
Supriya Thyagarajan RA
Supriya Thyagarajan joined Perkins Eastman in 2013, and is only the firm’s third legal Office Director of its Mumbai office, including CEO & Chairman Bradford Perkins and Principal J. Scott Kilbourn. Thyagarajan is an architect with more than 10 years of design and project management experience on various projects throughout India and the UK, principally with a focus on large scale mixed-use projects, residential developments and higher education. Her portfolio includes master plans, campus planning and design work for Ashoka University, Sonipat, and Godrej Properties’ The Trees, a new multi-phase residential development in Mumbai, among many others.
Gustavo Torrico RA
Gustavo is an Associate Principal with 27 years of professional experience and has worked on all facets of projects from programming to construction administration. He has experience with a range of building types including Hospitality, K-12 schools, office buildings, housing and senior living projects located in the United States, Africa, the Bahamas, China and the Middle East. As a project manager and project architect at the firm, his primary focus is on hospitality/mixed-use projects in Africa and the Middle East for international five-star hotels and resorts such as St. Regis, Fairmont, Hyatt, and Hilton.
Shane Walton AIA, LEED AP
Shane Walton has several years of experience as a designer and project architect and is currently working on a range of healthcare projects with major clients such as Duke University Medical Center and Health System and the Mount Sinai Medical Center of New York. He works primarily in core and shell design.
Sina Yerushalmi AIA, LEED AP
An associate principal at Perkins Eastman, Sina Yerushalmi has 32 years of experience in the design of healthcare and research facilities. His extensive record of design leadership includes guiding teams through all phases of a project, from planning and design to consultant coordination and detailing building documents. He has been successful in achieving a balance between design context, design innovation and project budget/schedule parameters. Prior to the merger with Perkins Eastman, Sina was responsible for design leadership at LBL Architects.
Jeff Young AIA
An associate principal of the firm, Jeff has more than 18 years of experience working in various capacities on several building types—commercial, corporate interiors, education, healthcare, mixed-use, and transportation. He is adept at integrating large teams, clarifying client goals, facilitating communication, and achieving regulatory approvals; while sustaining accelerated timelines and budgets. Throughout his career, he has led and provided design leadership for numerous large-scale public and private sector projects totaling more than $2B in construction.
Jeff is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Urban Land Institute (ULI), and NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and is actively involved with several community organizations. He is a licensed architect registered in Pennsylvania and New York, and received his masters of architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.
Renata Zednicek LEED AP
Renata Zednicek has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare design industry with projects ranging from new construction to major additions and complex phased renovations. She is a skilled team leader and project manager with a hands-on approach to project implementation. Renata is a LEED Accredited Professional through the U.S. Green Building Council with specialty in Building Design and Construction.