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KJ AmmonDesigner

kj.ammon@hanbury.design


KJ Ammon is a young designer bringing fresh perspectives to the field of architecture. She is passionate about amplifying diverse voices at the design table, which translates into her focus on community-based projects, particularly in the realm of affordable housing. She recognizes the pressing challenge of designing with dignity and eagerly seeks to contribute her skills and creativity to address this issue. As a young architect, KJ underscores the significance of continuous learning and curiosity. She encourages aspiring architects to maintain a growth mindset, consistently seeking opportunities to expand their knowledge and skills while embracing the power of inquiry. KJ's vibrant personality and passion for community engagement drive her vision of a future where design is not only innovative but also responsive to the needs of individuals and communities.

Mariya AnwarDesigner

mariya.anwar@hanbury.design


A recent graduate and former Hanbury summer scholar, Mariya Anwar has seamlessly transitioned into a full-time role, bringing her vibrant flair for design across architecture and creative arts. Her approach to work and life is characterized by a relentless quest for knowledge and a balanced focus on achieving both immediate and long-term goals. Drawing invaluable lessons from her experiences, she embraces an ethos of continuous evolution in both her personal and professional life. Mariya is fascinated by architecture's profound ability to shape art and history and aspires to create spaces that are safe, welcoming, stimulating, and inclusive.

Angela BaileyAssociate, Marketing Coordinator

angie.bailey@hanbury.design


As a marketing coordinator, Angie Bailey is a vital resource for all marketing inquiries, ensuring databases remain current and providing expertise in Deltek Vision. Her collaboration with Hanbury's marketing team over the years has been instrumental in crafting high-caliber materials and proposals pivotal in securing notable projects.

Jennifer P. Bailey, AIA, LEED APAssociate Principal, Project Manager

jennifer.bailey@hanbury.design


Jennifer Bailey, AIA, LEED AP brings an extensive career marked by specialization in higher education, cultural, and institutional projects. With an innate ability to navigate project complexities, she orchestrates seamless collaboration among project teams, ensuring communication between key stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle. Jennifer's architectural journey began in Richmond, Virginia, and continued in New York City, where she immersed herself in the vibrant urban landscape. Her passion for diverse architectural styles and civic spaces serves as the driving force behind her dedication to community-centric design. As a passionate advocate for sustainable design, she collaborates closely with clients and the design team to achieve ambitious LEED certification goals, reflecting her commitment to environmental sensitivity and the profound influence of design on communities.

Eliot Ball, AIAArchitect

eliot.ball@hanbury.design


Eliot Ball, AIA has experience spanning K-12, higher education, multi-family, commercial and community design projects. Eliot applies his experience across construction documentation and evaluation, detailing and project management along with proficiency in both digital tools and craft methods of making including woodworking, metalworking and welding. Eliot especially enjoys the two phases that bookend every project – initial ideation and iteration in the beginning and seeing projects through construction and completion. Eliot is looking forward to exploring and applying new technologies and approaches including parametric design.

Sarah BannonInterior Designer

sarah.bannon@hanbury.design


Sarah Bannon approaches her role as an Interior Designer with an artist's perspective, integrating drawing and sketching into her design process. Passionate about researching and applying healthy materials in her projects, she prioritizes sustainability for both people and the planet. Sarah thrives in collaborative environments, enjoying the synergy of working with project teams. Her talent and dedication have been recognized through accolades such as inclusion in Metropolis Magazine's Future 100, which celebrates top Interior Design and Architecture graduates annually.

Julie Barghout, AIA, NCARBAssociate, Architect

julie.barghout@hanbury.design


With a strong interest in civic and community projects, Julie Barghout, AIA, NCARB delivers impactful designs that address complex needs and thoughtfully integrate public input. Her process is rooted in in-depth research, encompassing project precedents, material exploration, and historical context, which she enjoys translating into sketches and models through collaborative iteration with colleagues and clients using both analog and digital methods. A strong advocate for marginalized voices in architecture, she looks forward to seeing the industry continuously evolve to better support emerging architects from all backgrounds. Julie is also an avid reader and traveler, both of which inform her perspective as a designer.

Michael C. BeaverAssociate Principal, Project Manager

michael.beaver@hanbury.design


Mike Beaver is an experienced senior project manager who has been a valuable member of the Hanbury team since 1997. With a focus on project production, document standards, and budget and schedule monitoring, Mike plays an active role in firm leadership. His effectiveness as a project manager and unparalleled skills as a job captain have earned him respect from clients, consultants, and team members. Mike's extensive technical knowledge and broad experience make him an invaluable resource for tackling tough technical challenges and conducting difficult code assessments. Driven by his passion for the firm's success, Mike's expertise, thoroughness, and meticulous documentation consistently mitigate risks and contribute to the reliability of every project he is involved in.

Allie Beck, AIAAssociate, Architect

allie.beck@hanbury.design


Drawn to her profession by coming of age amidst the art, culture and architecture in the Washington D.C. area, Allie Beck, AIA aspires to create places that compel visitors to touch and experience architecture beyond sight alone. Allie prioritizes positivity and creative problem solving to every phase of design. She values sustainability in her work and is especially interested in adaptive reuse projects that infuse her expertise and love for community-based projects with her passion for breathing new life into old buildings.

Shelby BeenAdministrative Coordinator

shelby.been@hanbury.design


As an administrative coordinator, Shelby Been excels in elevating operational efficiency and managing diverse administrative duties. She skillfully coordinates the myriad components that ensure smooth office operations. Throughout her career, Shelby has refined her focus on office and account management, developed positive client relationships, and orchestrated meetings and events. Her expertise is characterized by exceptional organizational skills, clear communication, and meticulous attention to detail.

Rachel Bek, AIA, LEED Green AssociateArchitect

rachel.bek@hanbury.design


Rachel Bek AIA, LEED brings expertise spanning single-family, multi-family, hospitality, and state construction projects. With an innate ability to navigate all phases of architectural practice, Rachel excels at successful design delivery and construction within tight deadlines. As an artist, Rachel views the world through a design lens, recognizing the importance that place-making has in our everyday lives.  Simultaneously, she embraces the architect's identity as an "organizer of space," drawing inspiration from the seamless integration of the function and feel of a project. Rachel thrives on the intricacies of renovation projects, viewing constraints as powerful catalysts for creative solutions. Her favorite design phase lies in the transition from schematic design to design development, a phase that enables her to bring creative visions to life while meticulously addressing material details and design nuances.

James Benson, AIA, NCIDQ, CPSM, MBA, LEED AP BD+CPrincipal, Raleigh Operations Director

james.benson@hanbury.design


James Benson, AIA NCIDQ, CPSM, MBA, LEED AP BD+C is a highly skilled communicator who excels at building strong client relationships. With exceptional interpersonal abilities, he listens attentively, putting clients at ease and making them feel valued and heard. As the Operations Director for the Raleigh office and a permanent member of the Hanbury Leadership Team, he demonstrates strong leadership, implementing strategies for long-term success. In addition to his dedication to excellence and trusted leadership, James excels in business development, project management, and client management, making him integral to the firm's success.

Zach Bonenberger, AIAArchitect

zach.bonenberger@hanbury.design


Zach Bonenberger, AIA is experienced in project management across all phases of the design and construction process and thrives in the contract documents process. His architectural approach is quiet and subtle with a refined sense of detailing. Zach is well-versed in architectural engineering and the integration of new software and technology in the building and design process. Zach is also trained in current sustainable design practices including material selection and code compliance. Zach most enjoys practicing architecture when designing with the end user in mind – whether it’s students in school projects or employees in workplace projects. He enjoys pushing the boundaries of what architecture can do and achieve, rethinking old architectural models and practices.

Michele BossickIT Engineer

michele.bossick@hanbury.design


Michele Bossick is equipped with a strong background in technology and education management. Her methodical problem-solving approach enables her to efficiently identify and resolve complex IT challenges, enhancing the company's technological capabilities and ensuring operational efficiency. Michele has obtained valuable certifications including CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ and her diverse proficiencies span Google API, Office 365 Administration, Cisco Meraki, Microsoft Azure, and Project Management, enabling her to effectively address multifaceted IT issues with innovative solutions. Leveraging her comprehensive understanding of emerging technology standards and regulations, Michele aligns strategic goals with the ever-evolving IT landscape, driving growth and adaptability.

C. Anne Bradley, NCIDQ, IIDAPrincipal, Director of Interiors

anne.bradley@hanbury.design


As director of interiors, Anne Bradley, NCIDQ, IIDA specializes in corporate and commercial interior design, spanning from boutique spaces to expansive headquarters. Blending her passion for architecture, global culture, and travel, Anne brings a distinctive perspective to her work. She leverages her broad experience and insatiable curiosity to craft experiential designs that resonate with the clients' personalities and brands. Actively contributing to North Carolina's architectural landscape, she has earned recognition including the Triangle Business Journal Space Award for the CRISP Agency and the Downtown Raleigh Alliance Achievement Award for Tobacco Road Sports Cafe.

Michael T. Brady, AIAAssociate Principal, Architect

mike.brady@hanbury.design


Mike Brady, AIA is a project architect specializing in large-scale science and technology projects, including pharmaceutical facilities, private research labs, and university greenhouses. His passion for exceptional architecture naturally aligns with his interest in how design can enhance a company's brand, particularly for talent acquisition. Mike advocates for design that offers a competitive edge in identity, talent acquisition, and resource efficiency. His designs are not only appealing and practical but also buildable, thanks to his focus on the construction process to ensure designs are realized as envisioned.

Michael Brooks, AIASenior Architect

mike.brooks@hanbury.design


Mike Brooks, AIA brings nearly four decades of experience to his role as a senior architect specializing in Construction Administration. His varied roles in production, project management, QA/QC, and CA provide him with a comprehensive understanding of project delivery methods and construction dynamics. Currently focusing on full-time on-site CA, Mike leverages his expertise, attention to detail, and adeptness in client-contractor relations. Mike strives to unveil the hidden complexities within buildings, emphasizing the intricate blend of technology, structure, and infrastructure. His career-long principle underscores the importance of a holistic understanding of various architectural disciplines, blending technical proficiency with visionary insight to shape the built environment.

Marcus Brown, AIA, NCARB, LEED APArchitect

marcus.brown@hanbury.design


Marcus Brown, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP creates spaces and places that are both accessible for people of all abilities and incomes, while minimizing environmental impact. His projects, both national and international, cover a wide range of building types, including residential (both single and multifamily), commercial, religious, and civic structures. A lifelong student, Marcus has pursued additional training in universal design, green building, and interior air quality and moisture management. His expertise is recognized by the American National Standards Institute, where he has participated in setting the national standards for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, and at the various universities and conferences where he has lectured as both an instructor and a guest critic.

Erich Brunk, AIA, NCARB, CDTAssociate Principal, Senior Architect

erich.brunk@hanbury.design


Erich Brunk, AIA, NCARB, CDT possesses a varied architectural background from boutique to large multi-studio firms. As a generalist, he excels across diverse project types from K12 to corporate headquarters, and his roles have included project management and market sector leadership. Erich adopts a client-centric approach, treating each project as unique and prioritizing understanding of client visions to ensure bespoke solutions. Also an accomplished musician, he infuses rhythmic elements from music into his designs, aiming to create spaces that are aesthetically pleasing and functionally sound, reflecting his dynamic and creative personality.

Jeffrey G. Butts, Jr.Associate, Designer

jeffrey.butts@hanbury.design


Jeffrey Butts brings a full suite of skills to his design work, from graphic design to writing to art direction. Passionate about people and how they use space, his creative energies are fed not only by architecture, but also by personal projects that challenge and inspire him. With much appreciation given to the final product, Jeffrey also enjoys the conceptual phases of a project, finding the push-and-pull and rapid iteration process a key to discovering potential design solutions.

Doug Campbell, AIA, LEED APPrincipal, Higher Education Market Leader

doug.campbell@hanbury.design


Doug Campbell, AIA, LEED AP brings a passion for designing educational spaces that foster exploration and transformative student experiences. With nearly two decades of design leadership, his portfolio spans diverse projects from large-scale campus master planning, to student life facilities. Holding a Master of Architecture from the University of Texas and a Bachelor's in Architecture and English Literature from the University of Virginia, Doug offers a unique perspective rooted in design, storytelling, and strategy. Emphasizing multidisciplinary collaboration, he shapes environments that promote exploration and deepen our sense of place. Leveraging his experience as a former Resident Assistant, Doug values campus engagement, embracing opportunities for teaching, mentoring, and mutual learning.

Jonathan C. Cardenas, AIAAssociate Principal, Architect

jon.cardenas@hanbury.design


Jonathan Cardenas, AIA has led and influenced designs for commercial, retail, education and institutional facilities throughout North Carolina and Virginia and amassed considerable expertise in higher education and laboratories along the way. Despite everything he's learned over two decades as an architect, Jonathan attributes the efficiency of his designs and details to the knowledge he gained from a summer job framing houses.

Anna E. Carpenter, AIAPrincipal, Architect

anna.carpenter@hanbury.design


Specializing in higher education projects, Anna Carpenter, AIA channels her passion into finding creative solutions that redefine student experiences while upholding institutional values and identity. Adapting to evolving stakeholder needs, Anna immerses herself in the intricacies of universities. She firmly believes that posing the right questions is essential for achieving design aspirations. Leveraging client insights, she crafts tailored solutions that seamlessly fit a campus' fabric.

Christopher M. CharlesPrincipal, Architect

chris.charles@hanbury.design


Christopher Charles brings exceptional organizational, technical, and communication skills to every project team. Since joining the firm in 2004, he has worked on a variety of projects, including campus housing, dining, and performing arts. He has proven to be an integral member of many design teams, providing particular leadership in construction observation and documentation. Chris also shares his talents and abilities outside of the office, volunteering his time in support of his alma mater, Hampton University, as well as various charities and philanthropic organizations in his community.

Ammi Chaveas, NCIDQ, CIDAssociate, Interior Designer

ammi.chaveas@hanbury.design


An award-winning interior designer, Ammi Chaeves, NCIDQ, CID thrives in the vibrant landscape of Baltimore. With a focus on workplace, higher education, and multifamily spaces, her passion lies in exploring architectural theory's impact on placemaking. Rooted in the Baltimore community, she dedicates her off-hours to tinkering at Open Works and volunteering at the Station North Tool Library. An active member of the IIDA Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Ammi blends her expertise with a commitment to community enrichment.

Jared Coffin, AIA, WELL AP, LEED APDesign Principal

jared.coffin@hanbury.design


Jared Coffin, AIA, LEED AP, brings over three decades of experience to a range of student life projects nationwide, from small-scale designs to complex, large-scale developments. As a Design Principal, he has dedicated the last decade to exploring how the built environment can positively affect student well-being. This commitment, combined with his strong design acumen and drive for novel solutions, has culminated in multiple award-winning projects. Jared is also an advocate for mass timber and has been a member of Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute since 2016.

Annesley B. Cole, LEED APAssociate Principal, Designer

annesley.cole@hanbury.design


Annesley Cole, LEED AP is guieded by her commitment to sustainability and her desire to create buildings that enhance user experience. Her background includes a wide range of project types, but of particular interest is the intersection between physical and mental health and human-centered design. Annesley views the programming phase of a project as a fresh challenge each time, and the construction phase as a rewarding process of fine-tuning the larger ideas that have gone into the design. She is pursuing the project management side of the field due to her proficiency with BIM software and coordinating with the contractors and consultants to complete the project. 

R. David Cole, AIAAssociate Principal, Architect

david.cole@hanbury.design


Growing up as the son of a landscape architect, David Cole, AIA developed an early appreciation for the impact of good design. Now an architect, David guides clients to reconsider their perceptions of buildings, focusing on how spaces should evoke feelings in their inhabitants. His diverse portfolio is unified by a few key themes: the seamless integration of buildings with their surrounding landscapes, the respect for vernacular architecture, and the importance of urban environments.

Paige ConradInterior Designer

paige.conrad@hanbury.design


Raised in Bermuda, Paige Conrad brings unique global sensitivity to her craft, imbuing her work with a deep appreciation for color, texture, and culture. She is passionate about creating interiors that go beyond aesthetics to support the well-being and activities of their occupants. Skillfully balancing sustainability, durability, and affordability, Paige is particularly interested in the tactile aspect of design, finding joy in sharing the tangible elements that define a space. Firmly believing in the importance of the human scale in design, she ensures her designs prioritize both the physical and emotional experiences of users.

Ryan Cooper, AIAAssociate, Architect

ryan.cooper@hanbury.design


A creative problem solver, Ryan Cooper, AIA attributes his architectural education to more than just design skills—it instilled in him independence, perseverance, and the understanding of failure as a crucial part of success. As an early participant in the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure program, Ryan was able to fulfill the architecture experience requirement and pass the Architecture Registration Examination while obtaining his Master of Architecture degree. Graduating amid a pandemic taught him the importance of flexibility in both life and design, highlighting how quickly the ways we work and live can change.

Sarah Corbitt, AIA, LEED AP BD+CAssociate, Laboratory Planner

sarah.corbitt@hanbury.design


Sarah Corbitt, AIA, LEED AP BD+C has dedicated her career to science and healthcare projects, where she continuously refines her understanding of how people interact with their environment. Passionate about meeting human needs through the built environment, she particularly focuses on laboratory design. Sarah facilitates collaboration between scientists, building managers, and owners to optimize research methods and ensure the sustainability of building operations. She views her work as a symbiotic relationship, where all stakeholders contribute to the evolution and longevity of the built environment.

Andy Craven AIA, LEED AP, PMPAssociate Principal, Architect

andy.craven@hanbury.design


As a multi-faceted architect, Andy Craven, AIA, LEED AP, PMP has served as a project architect, designer and BIM technician across diverse projects, including housing, historic, adaptive-reuse, and military facilities. He is engaged by transforming aged structures into vibrant spaces while championing sustainability. Proficient in Revit®, AutoCAD, and SketchUp, he holds project management certification from the Project Management Institute.  Andy also currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Corps of Engineers and is active in the Hampton Roads Chapter of the AIA.

Cynthia CuriaPayroll + Benefits Administrator

cynthia.curia@hanbury.design


Cynthia brings over two decades of payroll processing experience. Her career has consistently bridged the gap between accounting, finance and human resources, showcasing her ability to apply and adapt accounting principles across various systems and objectives. Committed to ensuring compliance with standards and efficient operations, Cynthia is recognized for her attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills, making her highly adaptable to new systems and procedures.

Sabiya DavisDesigner

sabiya.davis@hanbury.design


Driven by a commitment to sustainable design and community engagement, Sabiya blends expertise in urban planning and environmental sustainability to craft design solutions that prioritize equity and ecological well-being. Drawing from her educational background rooted in urban planning, Sabiya brings extensive knowledge of green infrastructure to her role as a Designer. Inspired by emerging trends like biophilic design and community-centered processes, she envisions a future where design seamlessly integrates environmental and social consciousness. Sabiya's passion lies in projects prioritizing accessible public green spaces, recognizing their potential to elevate community well-being and inclusivity, particularly among underrepresented age groups. Mindful of diverse community needs, she works to ensure that designs contribute positively to their surrounding environment, fostering long-term sustainability and resilience.

Cody DoddAssociate, Designer

cody.dodd@hanbury.design


Cody Dodd gravitates towards community projects where he can observe the design, development, and subsequent impact on the community firsthand. He thrives in the early stages of design, particularly during the schematic phase, where boundless possibilities ignite excitement among clients and the community. Cody's meticulous attention to detail and adept organization skills render him invaluable to the design team, ensuring tasks are executed with precision and efficiency.

Lindsay DuddyDesigner

lindsay.duddy@hanbury.design


A Brooklyn native and daughter of two architects, Lindsay's upbringing instilled in her a deep appreciation for buildings as reflections of history, culture, and diversity. Combining this early exposure with her love for nature, Lindsay's passion lies in creating designs that merge the built environment with the natural landscape. Lindsay specializes in academic and cultural spaces, recognizing their role in nurturing community vitality. Her design approach emphasizes conceptual richness and individualization, tailoring each project to highlight unique elements that hold significance for the clients and the communities they serve. As an Adjunct Professor at the University of Virginia, she actively contributes to the education and mentorship of young designers, further enriching her understanding of the field.

Lauren EatonAssociate, Laboratory Planner

lauren.eaton@hanbury.design


Lauren Eaton began her career designing custom, high-end homes, incorporating foundational principles like proportion and natural light into her subsequent work in lab space planning and design. Transitioning from private residences, she addressed the challenge of dark, outdated labs by integrating visibility, sustainable materials, and flexible designs that can adapt over time. Driven by a desire to be part of something bigger—a lesson instilled by her parents—Lauren’s approach not only revitalizes these spaces but also aims to make them engaging and visible, inspiring young people towards STEM fields. She infuses labs with color, from walls to fume hoods, offering users unprecedented choices and enhancing appeal for researchers and donors alike.

Karim El-ArabyDesigner

karim.el-araby@hanbury.design


Karim El-Araby is a designer with professional and personal experience in the US and abroad. As a first-generation American originally from Egypt, he has studied architecture and urban design in Jaipur, India, and Barcelona, Spain. This global sensibility, combined with an interest in creativity, artmaking, and architectural history, is reflected in his designs. Karim’s iterative approach involves a continuous cycle of questioning, sketching, and iteration. He is especially interested in the connection between buildings and their wider urban and regional contexts. Karim cares deeply about socially impactful design across various scales.

Sam Englehart, AIAAssociate, Project Architect

sam.englehart@hanbury.design


A detail-oriented architect, Sam Englehart, AIA specializes in multi-family housing, skillfully blending form and function to create dynamic living spaces. A native of Silver Spring, MD, he has a passion for transformative urban projects that foster community engagement and respond to cultural and historical contexts. With a diverse portfolio spanning high-rise apartments, adaptive reuse projects, and student housing, Sam offers comprehensive expertise in design feasibility, documentation, and construction administration. He brings optimism, creativity, and practicality to the forefront of the design process, creating architecture imbued with positive solutions to global challenges like sustainability, urbanity, and housing equity.

Rebecca B. Ensogna, AIA, LEED AP BD+CPrincipal, Project Manager, Board of Directors

becky.ensogna@hanbury.design


Becky Ensogna, AIA, LEED AP BD+C is an experienced architect with a solid background in project management and client and consultant coordination. Since joining Hanbury over a decade ago, she has focused on higher education projects. Becky is a tenacious defender of project design both programmatically and aesthetically and knows that a practical, durable building must result from even the most enticing rendering. She has a clear understanding of the metrics of budget, schedule, and consultant coordination, as well as a keen design sense. Her experience includes work on a variety of project types, from commercial and multifamily to student housing and dining.

S. Michael EvansPRESIDENT/CEO EMERITUS

S. Mike Evans, FAIA, a founding member and former CEO of Hanbury for 22 years, is renowned for his national influence on the planning and design of student learning communities. His visionary work has shaped the student experience on more than 100 campuses across the United States and abroad. Known for his energy and communication skills, Mike has consistently been a source of new ideas and emerging possibilities, impacting education at all levels. An educator and conceptual strategist, he is driven by an insatiable curiosity and a commitment to innovative and systemic thinking. His legacy at Hanbury includes fostering a culture of curiosity, learning, and excellence, highlighted by initiatives like the Virginia Design Medalist, one of the firm's enduring "legacy" programs.

Al FajardoDesigner

albert.fajardo@hanbury.design


Al Fajardo's journey into architecture was unconventional, initially considering engineering and dentistry. A transformative dentistry internship redirected his path, as crafting porcelain teeth ignited his passion for design. Seamlessly blending design, art, and engineering, Al advocates for innovative technologies like visualization, parametric design, and VR to enhance spaces and human experiences. With a versatile problem-solving approach, he aligns client objectives with user needs across diverse projects including multi-family residences, offices, masterplans, adaptive reuse, and science facilities.

Erika Feggestad, AIAAssociate Principal, Architect

erika.feggestad@hanbury.design


Erika Feggestad, AIA is adept at 3D modeling and other diagramming techniques to allow better understanding of the built campus environment, campus patterns and growth potential. She views the impact of rapidly changing technology on design as a positive, with the potential to change both the learning and teaching experience. Erika has helped test and analyze the capacity of different sites for new projects, and she has gained an understanding of how to incorporate new facilities into a historically rich environment.

Rick Fischl, AIAAssociate Design Principal

rick.fischl@hanbury.design


Rick Fischl, AIA channels his lifelong passion for architecture into enhancing the human experience through design. With a diverse skill set across various project types, he embodies the architect's role as a versatile generalist, adept at solving complex challenges from concept to execution. As an Associate Design Principal, Rick oversees design from inception to completion, emphasizing client collaboration and active listening to uncover unique project opportunities. He cultivates a collaborative, learning-oriented studio culture, emphasizing mentorship and continual growth. His minimalist design philosophy champions timeless, modest, and human-centric spaces, with a keen interest in projects that tackle urban or societal challenges, believing in design's capacity to positively impact the wider community.

Bridget FitzmauriceInterior Designer

bridget.fitzmaurice@hanbury.design


Bridget Fitzmaurice, IIDA an interior designer, is driven by the belief that spaces where people spend most of their lives should marry functionality with beauty. This ethos propels her to design workspaces that are visually captivating, comfortable, and conducive to productivity. While corporate interiors are particularly interesting to her, Bridget's interior designs, regardless of project type, reflect a space she would enjoy.

Cam FullmerLead Designer

cam.fullmer@hanbury.design


Cam Fullmer approaches his work with a belief in the potential of every project to make a positive impact and contribute to the evolution of its context. His focus on environmental and social sustainability is evident across a diverse portfolio of building types. Having gained experience at renowned design firms like the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) and FOOD New York, Cam's talent has earned him recognition in the industry. His work has been featured in esteemed publications including PIN-UP, Dezeen, MIT Press, Architectural Record, and showcased at the 2021 Venice Biennale. With an approach that balances both environmental stewardship and the human experience, he strives to establish a synergy between buildings and their surroundings, placing equal emphasis on individual well-being and the broader impact on cities and communities. As a Lead Designer, Cam plays a pivotal role in shaping the firm's vision, elevating the design culture and discourse among the team and building collaborative ties between academia and practice. 

Amber FultsInterior Designer

amber.fults@hanbury.design


Amber Fults merges heritage and innovation to create timeless spaces through authentic, intentional design. As an interior designer, her expertise spans corporate spaces, student housing, and multi-family developments. Amber's distinctive ability to merge branding elements with inviting home-like atmospheres makes her particularly adept at creating spaces catered to student life and housing projects. Emphasizing geometry, symmetry, and holistic space planning, Amber's meticulous attention to detail is evident. Her passion for space planning and programming enables her to envision projects from conception to completion, showcasing her talent for timeless design and thoughtfully crafted spaces.

Chrissy Gahm, CMA, CSCA, CPA, CGMAPrincipal, Finance Director

chrissy.gahm@hanbury.design


Chrissy Gahm, CMA, CSCA, CPA, CGMA has a decade-plus career in financial reporting and business process improvement with built environment companies. As the Finance Director, she guides the firm's financial growth and opportunity toward a long-term vision. Additionally, she oversees Hanbury's accounting, financial reporting, and human resources.

Emily Gaines, EDAC, NCIDQBusiness Analyst + Strategist

emily.gaines@hanbury.design


Emily Gaines, EDAC, NCIDQ is a Business Analyst + Strategist known for her empathetic and curious approach to addressing project needs. With a focus on evidence-based strategies, Emily specializes in the combination of data analysis, data visualization, process improvement, and research. Her unique blend of problem-solving, critical thinking, and creativity allows her to generate innovative concepts through an iterative process. She leverages technology to meet the complex needs of each project, ensuring efficiency, accuracy, and scalability. She finds inspiration in the integration of quantitative and qualitative data and strives to raise public awareness about the diverse ways research and metrics can enhance design. Emily enjoys connecting data to design concepts and measuring real-world impact throughout the design process. She enjoys the challenge of diving into large datasets and gleaning valuable insights from them. Collaborating cross-functionally, Emily empowers project teams and the firm with data-informed decisions, delivering impactful solutions through evidence-based strategies.

Mario GandiaAssociate, Graphic Designer, Visualization Specialist

mario.gandia@hanbury.design


Mario Gandia is a visual communicator skilled at transforming plans and drawings into immersive experiences that vividly convey the potential of concepts to clients. His expertise spans photography, videography, 3D graphics, and drone technology, allowing him to adeptly navigate a wide array of media. He continuously seeks out the latest tools that enhance the way design narratives are communicated and experienced. His proficiency not only deepens the understanding of design concepts but also expands the scope of visual communication within the firm.

Arthur J. Gaskin, AIAPrincipal, Project Manager, Board of Directors

art.gaskin@hanbury.design


Art Gaskin, AIA excels in coordinating multiple disciplines to ensure design intent is realized within budget and schedule constraints. He remains deeply engaged in projects from inception to completion, understanding the profound impact of our work on people's lives. Reflecting on his own positive college residence experience, he embraces the responsibility of shaping environments that enhance student well-being and community connection. Beyond his design and project management acumen, Art's passion for painting and artistic pursuits fuels his creativity and enriches his approach to every project.

Carlie GillespieDesigner

carlie.gillespie@hanbury.design


As a designer, Carlie Gillespie adeptly integrates cutting-edge technologies like 3D modeling, GIS, and Revit into her design process. She's passionate about understanding how design choices influence the physical and mental well-being of building occupants. Carlie thrives on the creative and collaborative nature of architecture and is inspired by the urban fabric of Raleigh and Durham in the Research Triangle, finding endless inspiration in the dynamic local landscape.

JD Gore IIIStaff Accountant

jd.gore@hanbury.design


JD Gore is a staff accountant responsible for overseeing consultant and trade invoices and ensuring that these are in alignment with project budgets and financial plans. JD brings extensive experience managing accounts payable activities ensuring they are accurate and efficient. Outside of work, JD is an active volunteer in his community and enjoys bowling and working on his home landscaping.

Jordan GrayAssociate, Director of Visualization

jordan.gray@hanbury.design


Jordan Gray is both a designer and storyteller. As a member of the design team, Jordan's role goes beyond the typical research and collaborative design work to weave the design's deeper meaning and the client's needs into an evocative narrative that can be clearly expressed – in early concept visualizations all the way through to the project's post-construction chronicle. His artistic talents are award-winning and span rendering, photography, video, and more – allowing Jordan the flexibility to work with whichever medium or tool that most effectively communicates the desired message.

Jesse Green AIA, LEED APDesign Principal

jesse.green@hanbury.design


Jesse Green AIA, LEED AP brings a focus on community, collaboration and innovation spaces stemming from his years of experience as a project architect and lead designer on a wide variety of project types. His designs are deeply rooted in contextual understanding. While great architecture realizes the client’s end goals and aspirations (from ‘big idea’ to details and implementation), Jesse believes truly great design should also be ‘of its place’ by respecting local culture, climate, craft, and ingenuity. Jesse's diverse architecture experience, complemented by his undergraduate background in the fine arts, informs his creative and detail-oriented approach to helping clients define their goals and ultimately achieve a successful project.

Ryan Griffin, AIAAssociate, Project Architect

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From Virginia to San Francisco, Ryan Griffin, AIA has built a career characterized by diverse experiences and a strong technical foundation. After earning his degree from Virginia Tech, he launched his career, swiftly distinguishing himself as both a designer and a technical architect with a particular emphasis on facade design. Ryan's understanding of architecture, shaped by historical structures from his childhood, highlights the importance of adaptive and sustainable design in contemporary practices. He continually seeks to innovate, especially within facade materials and techniques, maintaining a commitment to technical excellence throughout the design process.

Buddy Hall, ASLAPrincipal, Planner

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Buddy Hall, ASLA specializes in residential housing studies and campus master planning. His design ethos integrates the latest software with quick trace-and-marker sketches, alongside personalized interactions with end-users. A sought-after conference speaker, he is the recipient of the esteemed American Society of Landscape Architecture Honor Award for research. His two books, "Community by Design" and "A Concise Guide to Community Planning," are widely adopted in collegiate urban planning programs.

Perry Hammond, AIAArchitect

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Perry Hammond champions designs that are contextually appropriate, emphasizing the profound connection between architecture and community. His work, which includes projects in higher education, multifamily residential and co-living spaces, civic and cultural buildings, and historic renovations, consistently prioritizes sustainability and the challenge of designing for climate change. Perry is keenly interested in exploring how BIM and digital tools can minimize a building's carbon footprint and energy demand. Additionally, he is interested in the creative use of materials, including biomaterials. Perry's design process marries meticulous organization and attention to detail with a spirit of exploration and experimentation.

John Paul Conwell HanburyCHAIRMAN EMERITUS

The late John Paul Conwell Hanbury, a founding principal of Hanbury, was a historic preservation visionary, mentor, friend, and true global citizen, as well as an architect. His rigor and commitment to excellence continue to define the firm. John Paul's imaginative approach to urban renewal is evident in his projects. He played a pivotal role in transforming Portsmouth into a historical and tourist landmark by investing in and preserving key structures in Olde Towne. His work includes the revitalization of Norfolk’s Wells Theatre, which energized the local arts scene and provided a venue for the Virginia Stage Company. His restorations of the Virginia Executive Mansion and Richmond’s historic Branch House were both praised for their authenticity and functionality. John Paul also led the master plan for the restoration of Virginia’s Capitol, completed in time for the Jamestown Settlement's 400th anniversary. Recognized for his profound impact on architecture, he was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1992 and received the William C. Noland Medal from the Virginia Society AIA in 1997. His legacy includes eight National Historic Landmarks and numerous listings on the National Register of Historic Places.

Jack Hasten, AIAAssociate Principal, Project Manager

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Jack Hasten, AIA has a unique perspective shaped by diverse life experiences. From living in Japan, the Azores, San Francisco, Hawaii, and Virginia, to the exploration of Europe, he has developed a deep understanding of various cultures, environments, and perspectives. This understanding enables him to address concerns that resonate with diverse communities while respecting the context of their surroundings. Collaboration is at the core of Jack's approach. He skillfully incorporates input from stakeholders and multidisciplinary experts, fostering a culture of collective ideation. Treating projects as a “three-legged stool," he emphasizes teamwork and collective success, acknowledging the essential roles of owners, contractors, and the design team. Jack's meticulous attention to detail makes him particularly skilled in construction administration, ensuring the precise execution of project details while preserving the design vision from inception to final occupancy.

Juliane Hatfield, AIA, LEED AP BD+CAssociate, Project Manager

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With experience in science and healthcare, Juliane Hatfield, AIA, LEED AP BD+C has felt pride in her projects designed with a human-centric approach. She believes in the power of design and the difference it makes in the lives of others. Knowing these projects contribute to the health and wellness of its occupants, and thus the improved livelihood of the community at large, inspires Juliane to create spaces that go beyond just being beautiful and functional.

Eric Heidt, AIA, LEED APAssociate, Senior Architect

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With over two decades of experience in complex, large-scale projects, Eric Heidt, AIA, LEED AP has a diverse portfolio encompassing civic, museum, educational, and residential developments. As an architect, he applies his lifelong fascination with industrial design to pharmaceutical and life science projects. Eric's approach centers on user-centric design, prioritizing aesthetics, functionality, sustainability, and adaptability. His problem-solving nature thrives on tackling technical and life safety challenges inherent in large-scale projects. Eric collaborates closely with clients, colleagues, and contractors to deliver creative yet practical solutions that align with project objectives while adhering to budget and schedule constraints.

Alicia HernandezAssociate, Graphic Designer, Marketing Coordinator

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Alicia Hernandez, an integral part of the marketing team, specializes in crafting creative marketing materials that authentically showcase the firm's projects. Proficient in both digital and print mediums, Alicia adeptly manages multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment, playing a crucial role in securing projects through proposals, presentations, and collateral creation.

Allysa HighDesigner

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With a lifelong love for learning and a spirit of exploration, Allysa High thrives in the constantly evolving field of architecture. Grounded in her dedication to personal and professional growth, she recognizes curiosity, open-mindedness, and adaptability as essential qualities for success. With a focus on contextual design, she strives to harmonize buildings with their surroundings. Her passion lies in skillfully blending architectural heritage with contemporary design through adaptive reuse and historic preservation projects. Allysa's design style reflects her affinity for simplicity, characterized by clean lines and minimalist aesthetics. With meticulous attention to detail driven by her pursuit of perfection, she approaches each project as an opportunity for growth, embracing the continuous evolution that comes with the field.

Sierra HoganDesigner

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Sierra Hogan’s philosophy is rooted in responding to and designing for user needs – in her view, designers should anticipate the needs of users and solve them in beautiful ways. She appreciates architecture’s balance between art and industry and enjoys tackling intricate challenges and translating them into straightforward, intuitive architectural solutions. She’s excited to see the ongoing enhancement of sustainability practices within the industry, whether through adaptive reuse or the creation of enduring new spaces.

Claire HolmgreenDesigner

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As a designer and artist, Claire Holmgreen is driven by her passion to explore the impact of design on people and communities. Her creativity extends beyond architecture, as she artfully combines other mediums like garment design, textile work, and fine art installations, infusing her architectural designs with a unique and holistic perspective. Claire is particularly interested in adaptive reuse mixed-use projects and strives to harmonize modern living with existing spaces while seamlessly transitioning between different functions. She enjoys witnessing abstract ideas materialize into functional spaces, immersing herself in complex problem-solving and connecting with the vision of each design. Claire's design philosophy is marked by a strong emphasis on functionality and materiality, with thoughtful material selection for specific climates and environments to ensure durability and relevance. 

William G. Hopkins, AIAPrincipal, Operations Director

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As Operations Director, Bill Hopkins, AIA is responsible for coordinating and monitoring resource management; team composition and staffing plans; scheduling; and risk and quality management. He is intrigued by the application of new technologies to our practice, and focused on streamlining systems to best achieve project vision, design excellence and profit. As an architect and project manager, Bill has managed a wide range of project types and scales. He is experienced in the coordination of multiple disciplines to ensure design intent is realized in final construction, and that projects are delivered on time and on budget.

Andrea JacksonProject Accountant

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Andrea's background in the mortgage industry and public accounting has equipped her well for her role as a project accountant. Collaborating closely with project managers, she ensures that invoices are reconciled and aligns the accounting system with client agreements through clear communication with consultants. Additionally, she partners with the finance director to guarantee that the financial information presented to the firm's Leadership Team and Board of Directors is precise and reliable. 

Julia Janaro, AIA, LEED AP, WELL APPrincipal, Director of Sustainable Design, Board of Directors

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Julia Janaro, AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP is responsible for maintaining Hanbury's sharp focus on sustainability by finding where these values align with and enhance our client's goals. Emphasizing the early work of each project—where the vision is developed—Julia helps guide a successful process with integrated sustainability principles that challenge what sustainable design "looks" like. Her leadership style enables an atmosphere of positive collaboration and empowers every member of the team to contribute to and question the design.

Daina JanuskaAssociate Principal, Marketing Manager

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In her role as Marketing Manager, Daina Januska identifies and pursues design and planning opportunities, while aligning with the firm's strategic objectives. It's not uncommon to find her juggling multiple proposals and interviews while also guiding content creation and strategizing with her team to secure new clients. An advocate of green design, Daina is equally passionate about ensuring optimal user experiences in spaces, with human well-being as an end goal.

Kenneth Johnston, AIAAssociate, Architect

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Attributes gained from being a triplet, Kenneth Johnston, AIA credits his empathy and collaboration with his ability to find common ground when working with multiple stakeholders and colleagues. Kenneth has served his community as a volunteer long before he was an architect, and he sees his love for sketching, rendering, and design as new tools for impacting individuals as well as improving neighborhoods and communities.

Kevin J. KattwinkelAssociate Principal, Project Manager

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Kevin Kattwinkel, AIA, LEED AP is known for his thorough approach to the design process, and is responsible for managing the project team from concept development through construction completion. He is intrigued by projects that are complicated and "one of a kind," especially when they involve multiple stakeholders and one or more areas of expertise that involve specialists in their field.  Kevin joined the firm with an extensive higher education portfolio and has served as lead architect and project manager for many notable campus facilities and plans.

Don Kaupp, AIAAssociate, Architect

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Don Kaupp, AIA boasts a diverse portfolio covering civic and cultural, higher education, commercial, medical, and hospitality projects. His designs prioritize energy efficiency, utilizing innovative technologies to minimize consumption and carbon emissions. Don meticulously oversees every phase of the process, from schematic design to construction documentation and administration, ensuring attention to detail throughout.

David Keith, FAIA, LEED AP BD+CChief Executive Officer, Design Principal

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As CEO and design principal, David Keith, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, leads both strategic direction and project execution. His work spans a wide range of building types, with a career focused on creating environments that promote people, integrated design approaches and innovative design leadership. David values creating spaces that engage with their surroundings and the people who experience them. He enjoys opportunities to find out what clients are trying to achieve, develop a series of ideas and a clear vision, and propose ideas that bring their ideas to life. He believes when we understand the potential of our clients, we can be truly innovative. He actively contributes to urban planning and design as a member of the Virginia Beach Resort Advisory Commission and has served as Past-President of the Hampton Roads Design-Build Institute of America.

Danasha KellyDesigner

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A Baltimore native, Danasha Kelly is deeply committed to restorative justice through community-engaged design. Educated at Morgan State University and RISD, where she earned her Master of Architecture, her work is distinguished by prestigious awards, including the NOMA President’s Award. Danasha specializes in renovation, affordable housing, and student housing projects, focusing on the socio-economic impacts of architecture. Passionate about cultural centers and recreational projects, she prioritizes genuine collaboration and the celebration of cultural authenticity, ensuring that each project respects and amplifies local voices and histories.

George L. Kemper, AIAPrincipal, Laboratory Planning Director

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George Kemper, AIA, grew up spending Saturdays in the lab with his analytical chemist father, an experience that deeply influenced his approach to lab design over three decades. He transitioned from the old "monastic" module, where each researcher had a separate lab, to designing large, open, collegial spaces that boost industry growth and discovery. He excels at understanding his clients' needs and creating efficient, inspiring environments. George constantly evaluates lab organization to optimize material and personnel flow, consolidate equipment, and save energy. In addition to leading a team of lab planners, he is a national resource on lab space planning, as well as a frequent speaker and published author.

Josiah KinneyDesigner

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Josiah Kinney is a designer with a specialism in visualization and the use of digital technologies. Josiah is passionate about applying new and advanced technologies and tools to creating more sustainable and environmentally responsible buildings. This includes knowledge and experience with computation design tools and modeling software. Josiah also enjoys engaging community members and project stakeholders in the design process. Outside of architecture, Josiah is inspired by both the simplicity and innovation in the design of everyday life and objects.

Mieke KissickArchitect

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Mieke Kissick is an architect with a passion for melding creativity and technical expertise. Her early fascination with building, coupled with strengths in math and physics, steered her toward architecture—a profession that allows her to leverage both her creative and analytical talents. A Penn State University alumna, Mieke has spent recent years honing her skills across various sectors, including student housing, higher education, laboratory, and multifamily housing. Currently focused on higher education and student housing, Mieke values the early design phases for their limitless potential and emphasizes the value of diverse perspectives and building strong relationships in the field. Her multifaceted approach ensures projects are technically sound while enriching community by prioritizing inclusivity and social justice.

Chris KwonDesigner

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Chris Kwon’s fascination with architecture was sparked at an early age through a love for drawing, sketching, and model making. His diverse upbringing in the US, South Korea, and Australia cultivated an appreciation for cultural diversity, profoundly influencing his design approach. As a designer, Chris is driven by the transformative power of inclusive design. He envisions spaces that foster unity and belonging, transcending age, ethnicity, or abilities. With a focus on community and cultural projects, Chris infuses his designs with diverse elements and contextual influences. His work blends minimalist aesthetics with meticulous attention to detail, mirroring his personality and design philosophy. Passionate about creating spaces that inspire and embrace the rich tapestry of human experience, Chris aspires to contribute to a more inclusive and harmonious world through thoughtful design.

Matthew J. Lee ASID, WELL AP, LEED AP BD+CPrincipal, Interior Designer

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Matthew Lee, ASID, WELL AP, LEED AP BD+C combines his interior design talents with a background in city and regional planning to help create buildings that support and enrich student life. He is passionate about shaping spaces that are the backdrop to the transfer and sharing of knowledge and ideas, particularly housing and dining projects. Among his past work is a moving LED light wall for a dining hall on an urban corner that keeps it active and exciting at all hours of the day and night. Matthew is particularly adept at assessing clients' needs and clearly communicating innovative design concepts that express them.

Cathy LesterAssociate, Project Coordinator

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Cathy Lester has been with Hanbury for more than 30 years and has held a wide variety of positions. As project coordinator, her responsibilities include coordinating attendance at organizational conferences, assembling and publishing client surveys, and assisting with creating client reports. Her layout work, which encompasses many of the firm's strategic plans, master plans, and schematic design reports, help our clients gain a better understanding of the goals and processes of our projects. Cathy takes keeping clients happy very seriously, whether it is finding an answer to a question or producing a document of their campus work, she makes sure whichever client she is working with at the time is her number one priority.

Ryan Lewandowski, AIAAssociate, Architect

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Ryan Lewandowski, AIA adeptly utilizes advanced technologies in design and possesses extensive experience in exterior facade design and development. He appreciates the open and social mission prevalent in contemporary architecture, highlighting the significance of local contextual and cultural research in each project. Committed to advancing climate resilience and energy efficiency, Ryan values the role of technology in building development. He infuses his work with a spirit of restrained play, experimentation, and exploration, thriving in collaborative interdisciplinary teams.

Meredith LewisInterior Designer

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Meredith Lewis, an Interior Designer and Asheville native, brings a dynamic blend of expertise with a dual Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and Interior Merchandising from East Carolina University. Specializing in multi-family design, she has developed a passion for the intricate blend of commercial and residential spaces. Meredith's skill set has been instrumental in enhancing Hanbury's multi-family market sector, while also promoting a culture of teamwork and collaboration. Her approach to design centers on crafting beautiful, functional spaces, with a particular passion for material selection during the Design Development phase. Her work mirrors her personal style: classic, timeless, and imbued with warmth, reflecting her philosophy that design should be both inviting and enduring.

Tony LinDesigner

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Tony Lin brings a systems lens and an intuitive understanding of the importance of story and concept to his work as a Designer. His approach merges digital technology, fabrication and making, design research and sustainable materials exploration. Tony enjoys coming up with creative solutions to design challenges, making connections and drawing relationships between things. Tony is inspired by the work of artists like James Turrell and Olafur Eliasson who use light and space to create transformative experiences.

An LiuAssociate, Designer

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An Liu's long-time mentor Camden Whitehead advised him to "bite off less, chew more." Accordingly, An embraces each phase of architectural design as a multi-course meal to be savored. Like in life, each course adds an important dimension. In design, the layers add complexity and, with each, another opportunity to explore ways to build community by increasing connections – within the individual, with others, and with the planet we all share. It's essential to find joy in each layer of design – too many desserts will ruin the meal.

Shawna M. Mabie AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL APAssociate Principal, Architect

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Originally from a small, rural city in central New York, Shawna Mabie, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, channels her passion for service into a career dedicated to nurturing the next generation of architects. An ardent advocate for volunteerism, academia, and practice, Shawna exemplifies her commitment to advancing the profession and its emerging leaders through unique programs and initiatives. Her involvement at the local, state, and national levels of the AIA has been instrumental in the founding of various leadership and mentorship programs. At NC State, her alma mater, Shawna serves as an Adjunct Faculty member, teaching the application of design software in practice. Excelling as a Project Manager, she leads complex projects with a strong emphasis on collaboration.

Lauren R. MaloneyAssociate, Communications Specialist

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Lauren Maloney has cultivated her diverse expertise through various roles, transitioning seamlessly from marketing to communications. With this wealth of experience, she manages project photography, oversees brand materials, and organizes the firm's intranet, ensuring clear communication and consistent brand representation. Her attention to detail extends to managing design awards and coordinating internal and external events. As a constant presence throughout the firm's growth, Lauren leverages her extensive background in marketing and communications to drive impactful communications strategies and initiatives.

Drew McNamara, AIAAssociate, Architect

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An eternal optimist, Drew McNamara brings extensive experience across various markets, thriving on the synergy of the creative process and dynamic collaborations. With a penchant for the technical aspects of architecture, especially building enclosures, Drew is known for crafting precise project specifications. His approach to client interactions emphasizes listening and responsiveness, fostering quick camaraderie. Drew's versatility is reflected in his ability to integrate various project roles, enhancing collaboration among contributors. Passionate about the design impacts on educational spaces, Drew is equally drawn to arts-related projects for their unique demands and the dynamic contrast they offer against more conventional spaces.

Scott Evans Miller, LEED APPrincipal, Planner

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Scott Miller, LEED AP leverages over 20 years of experience aligning institutional strategic goals with physical opportunities and current trends in higher education. His approach is tailored to the specific context of each institution, informed by extensive planning experience across the US and internationally. Scott is inspired by the transformative potential of planning and design, particularly in crafting mixed-use environments that foster learning, social interaction, and diverse perspectives. He shares his expertise through lectures on planning topics for esteemed organizations such as the Society of Campus and University Planners (SCUP), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the International Town and Gown Association.

Eric Mitchell, AIAAssociate Principal, Architect

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As both an architect and a licensed contractor, Eric Mitchell, AIA values the partnership between great design and construction. By combining an interest in digital innovation with hands-on experience of material science and methods, Eric has become an outspoken advocate for the adoption of technology as a pathway to safer, more cost efficient and high-quality projects. With experience in multiple building scales and types, Eric seeks to design spaces that stimulate each person who interacts with the project.

Ashley MontgomeryAssociate Principal, Director of Research + Strategy

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As the Director of Design Research + Strategy, Ashley Montgomery leads cross-functional teams in addressing challenges through visual, service, interaction, and human-centered design. She focuses on community-centric and transdisciplinary research to create impactful and adaptive designs that are culturally, physically, and environmentally responsive. Ashley's expertise in user research is pivotal for expanding the firm's design research capabilities, effectively addressing complex client and user challenges, and reinforcing Hanbury's reputation as a trusted advisor. She combines hands-on research, strategic planning, and initiative management, skillfully integrating design thinking with business and entrepreneurial strategies to lay the groundwork for project success.

Elizabeth MorganAssociate Principal, Designer

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Elizabeth Morgan is known for her ability to distill complexity into engaging client concepts. Driven by a commitment to identify and amplify the authentic character of each project, she immerses herself in the local history, architecture, and cultural fabric. Elizabeth specializes in campus projects, drawing inspiration from their potential to nurture community and facilitate meaningful student-faculty connections. Translating a passion for placemaking and storytelling into experiential graphic design, she adeptly transforms abstract ideas into immersive experiences, bringing concepts to life.

Hasan MuntasirDesigner

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Hasan Muntasir credits his upbringing and education for nurturing a holistic understanding of people, culture, and spatial dynamics, fueling his dedication to enriching human well-being through design. Hasan draws inspiration from trends promoting eco-conscious living and context-driven approaches, challenging the misconception that quality design demands high costs. Leveraging his education and internships, Hasan demonstrates proficiency across project phases, translating concepts into tangible designs. Hasan's diverse background encompasses roles as an architectural intern, lecturer and teacher at Northern University of Business & Technology, and project architect at the Ministry of Housing & Public Works. 

F. Amelia Murphy, AIAAssociate, Architect

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Amelia Murphy, AIA is a driven and enthusiastic designer with a fervent passion for all aspects of design. Her innate desire to help others aligns seamlessly with her talent for actively listening and carefully considering clients’ desires and requirements. Teams rely on Amelia for her meticulous attention to detail, innovative problem-solving abilities, and her knack for providing comic relief. Amelia's exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills are evident on every project, consistently contributing to project success.

Patrick O'Keefe, AIAChief Operating Officer, Principal, Board of Directors

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Patrick O’Keefe, AIA discovered the world of laboratory design early in his career doing higher education work in Tallahassee, FL. He was drawn to labs’ technical complexity, the importance of space and function, and the creativity, craft and detail that go into each design. Then his dad got cancer. This reaffirmed his commitment to the importance of research and continues to be the driving factor in his practice today. It is the "why" behind what he does. As an architect and principal at Hanbury, Pat puts his 25+-years of experience to work designing facilities that support scientific advancement and his clients’ ambitions to improve the human condition. A highlight that stands out was collaborating with a Canadian company tasked with producing a pandemic plant-based flu vaccine that today is showing promise in the fight against Covid-19. Today, Pat is interested in how robotics, artificial intelligence and lessons learned from pandemic challenges will continue to transform the world of science and research.

Natsumi ObaAssociate, Designer

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Natsumi Oba is an experienced architect whose portfolio ranges from residential, commercial and adaptive reuse to hospitality and master planning projects. Natsumi is adept at leading design teams from schematic design through construction administration and in coordinating between architects, clients and contractors. Natsumi is skilled in both analog and digital design methods, with experience in model making, detailed knowledge of technical software and design computation tools, and in furniture making and carpentry. She is fascinated by the impact the pandemic has had on how we communicate and in advancing collective thinking methods. Natsumi loves working with teams and clients to overcome creative challenges and roadblocks in the design process.

Brianna OgburnDesigner

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Brianna Ogburn brings a blend of creativity, empathy, and problem-solving to her work. Her approach to architecture is rooted in understanding the diverse narratives of clients, believing that successful design emerges from genuine engagement and empathy toward their needs and aspirations. Brianna has a keen interest in urban design and its role in global development, viewing design as a vital tool for societal and cultural expression. She is drawn to projects characterized by diversity and purpose, recognizing their potential to affect change and cultivate community. Central to her design philosophy is a passion for schematic design— a phase that merges collaboration, creativity, and client interaction to lay the groundwork for meaningful solutions.

Jessica Pagan Aello, AIAPrincipal, Higher Education Market Leader

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With a passion for design evident in her celebrated body of work, Jessica Aello, AIA focuses on empowering her teams, clients, and stakeholders to develop collaborative visions that transform campuses and communities. She believes in the power of architecture to promote greater engagement, support diversity, and build community. Jessica leads complex projects and navigates accelerated timelines, always ensuring project goals are prioritized and met. Traveling extensively as a child, she developed a deep appreciation for the power of place, which has been a driving force in her career. After graduating from the University of Maryland, she moved to Baltimore and began her career, leading a range of student life, campus planning, and mixed-use projects. Jessica is still happily calling Baltimore home and is committed to enhancing the city and the surrounding region, creating timeless places that bring people together.

Wesley L. Page, FAIA, ASAIDesign Principal

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Wesley Page, FAIA, ASAI is internationally recognized for his architectural illustrations, which allow campus constituents to visualize potential outcomes and comprehend the context of an architectural opportunity. His strength is collaboration, and he brings his graphic talent to the total planning effort. He is most intrigued by projects that provide opportunities for both performance-based building design and the creation of a rich sense of place and spirit. His involvement in the concept development phase, as both a perspectivist and architect, has been critical to the success of the firm’s projects.

Esther J. Park, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Certified Passive House DesignerAssociate Principal, Project Architect

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Esther Park, AIA, LEED AP BD+C brings a diverse portfolio addressing unique design challenges across various residential, institutional, mixed-use, historic, and adaptive-use projects. Her designs prioritize the human experience, reflecting her passion for crafting built environments that offer respite, inspiration, and upliftment. She takes a future-focused approach to each project, anticipating stakeholders’ needs and considering the built work’s adaptability over time. Esther’s collaborative work style is integral to her success. She forges meaningful relationships with project and industry partners, extending this approach to her clients. Before initiating the design process, Esther invests time in listening, observing, and evaluating project parameters. She also plays a pivotal role as a teacher and mentor for the next generation, advocating for equity and diversity in community spaces.

Sonny Patel, AIA, NOMAAssociate, Architect

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Sonny Patel, AIA, NOMA finds inspiration for his creative and artful design solutions in the unique constraints of a project. While not always prominent, Sonny uses the early design stages to research and truly understand the project's users and context. His findings evolve throughout the course of the design into visible prototyped experiences that are refined with each iteration of the design process.

Evan PheobusAssociate, Designer

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Evan Pheobus, a Maryland native, has built a diverse portfolio, ranging from multifamily housing to commercial retail, museum exhibits, and higher education facilities. He specializes in design detailing, effectively blending design intent with functionality through close collaboration with design teams and builders. With extensive technical knowledge and a knack for integrating trades in design and fabrication, Evan leverages technology, like 3D printing and CNC machining, to refine his work. Influenced by a childhood fascination with mechanics, he excels at simplifying complex challenges into simple, efficient solutions. His design philosophy merges the practical 'how' with the conceptual 'why' of construction, focusing on creating spaces that are meaningful and impactfully designed.

Ryan Pietrowski, AIA, LEED Green AssociateAssociate Design Principal, Architect

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A LEED Green Associate recognized for his dedication to crafting sustainable, functional and socially transformative spaces. Ryan Pietrowski, AIA brings over a decade of expertise in healthcare and wellness environments. His diverse background has positioned him to play a key role in large-scale, complex projects, balancing imaginative design, user experience, and pragmatic considerations. By connecting with the community, Ryan crafts designs rooted in the local context, with the potential to revitalize the surrounding area. He leverages the power of storytelling to imbue designs with meaning, fostering authentic connections with their users. He creates narratives and concepts that drive the design process, infusing his projects with personal resonance. Additionally, as an active member of the AIA, Ryan shares his knowledge through mentorship programs and workshops. His work has garnered recognition in national publications, and he is a seasoned public speaker, engaging audiences at conferences and events throughout the region.

Dawnn PopeAdministrative Coordinator

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Dawnn Pope brings a diverse skill set and a passion for creating positive workplace experiences to her role. With a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Hofstra University, she understands the importance of creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for people from all walks of life. Dawnn's expertise lies in developing and implementing innovative strategies to promote employee engagement, cultural awareness, and diversity in the workplace. Dawnn excels at multitasking, anticipating needs, and serving as a vital link between the office and external contacts. Her strong organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills reflect her dedication to creating a positive and productive workplace environment.

Jane Cady Rathbone FAIA, LEED AP BD+CDesign Principal

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Jane Cady Rathbone, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C is inspired by her clients and passionate about creating design solutions to strategically position each clients’ unique needs. As both designer and former CEO, she has positioned Hanbury as a leader in higher education, with work represented on more than 150 campuses throughout the United States and abroad.


Her work spans a wide range of building types, but her passion is creating spaces for engaged learning and student success. For over 30 years she has explored the impact of space on student behavior, engagement, wellness, learning, and social outcomes. She uses post-occupancy research and case studies to inform all aspects of her work including strategic planning, programming, campus planning, and the design of award-winning campus buildings.


Jane teaches and lectures frequently on issues related to campus architecture and student life — including programs for ACUHO-I, SCUP, NASPA, APPA and Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. Her publications include book chapters on creating spaces for student engagement, the design process in the collegiate environment, and articles in Architecture Magazine as well as higher education association publications. She has served on numerous design juries, the board of directors for the Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, and several regional arts boards. She served on the ACUHO-I's foundation board and as a leader in in ACUHO-I’s “21st Century Project.” In addition, she was awarded a 2008 Parthenon Award for leadership in ACUHO-I and the 2005 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award from Rhodes College for her leadership in transforming their campus. In 2019 she received an Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Rhodes College.

Robert V. Reis FAIA, LEED APPrincipal, Design Director

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As design principal and design director, Rob Reis, FAIA, LEED AP is distinguished for his leadership in projects and competitions both in the U.S. and abroad. His award-winning portfolio spans government, higher education, and corporate-commercial sectors, showcasing a commitment to simplicity, clarity, and restraint-qualities he believes are essential for timeless design. His recent induction into the AIA College of Fellows marks a career pinnacle, reflecting his dedication to design excellence, innovation, and community enrichment. Celebrated for its exceptional design quality, Rob's work promotes diversity and inclusivity, creating spaces that strengthen the sense of community and heighten the design's resonance.

Kendall Roberts, AIAAssociate Principal, Architect

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Kendall Roberts, AIA approaches design with the keen awareness that architecture is for people. Creating spaces and places that will have an impact on its inhabitants drives him to thoughtful and resilient solutions that will continue to affect the generations to come. Not surprisingly, his portfolio reflects his preference in designing community-focused projects, but it isn't just the end user that motivates Kendall. Collaborating with passionate clients and colleagues and mentoring high school students interested in architecture, engineering and construction feeds his curiosity and love of learning.

Sarah Rosenblatt, AIAAssociate, Architect

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Sarah Rosenblatt, AIA is a designer specializing in workplace, single-family residential, and retail projects. With an appreciation for clean lines and simplicity, she enjoys creative problem-solving and sees challenges as opportunities to enhance clients' understanding of the design process. Sarah prioritizes clear communication and meticulous organization throughout all project phases, from design and project management to construction. She thrives on fostering teamwork, enjoying the coordination and collaboration inherent in closely working with designers, consultants, and clients.

Nick E. RossitchAssociate, Designer

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Nick Rossitch has an imaginative yet still practical approach to architecture. As a maker and craftsman, considering how a design is constructed is an instinctive step in Nick's design thinking. He is inspired by other creative thinkers and thrives in collaborative environments where minds of different backgrounds come together to create innovative solutions. His passion for design is not limited to architecture but expands to the greater idea of problem solving. Whether he is creating furniture in the shop or conceptualizing a building, Nick finds innovation through iterations of sketching, making, and testing.

Marni Rushing, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEEDAssociate Principal, Senior Interior Designer

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Marni Rushing, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED is a skilled interior designer with a career highlighted by her unique educational foundation, holding both a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design and a Master of Architecture. This dual expertise allows her to craft both visually compelling and highly functional spaces. Her project experience is diverse, including work on workplace interiors, aviation, lab facilities, master planning for facilities, and, more recently, multi-family interiors. Marni's commitment to environmental responsibility and energy efficiency is a hallmark of her design philosophy. She collaborates closely with clients to weave sustainable features into each project, ensuring they are not just beautiful but also efficient and eco-friendly. 

Richard J. Rusinak, AIAPrincipal, Firm Operations Director

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Richard Rusinak, AIA is a problem-solver and a perfectionist who has worked on a wide variety of dining, housing, and historic preservation projects. In his project management capacity as a key member of Hanbury's academic practice, he brings an even demeanor and a can-do attitude. Richard particularly enjoys complex projects and the opportunities they offer for partnership with clients. He motivates his design teams to deliver projects on time, on budget, and with clarity and quality as hallmarks of the construction documents. Additionally, Richard is a member of the firm's in-house technology committee, which oversees our Revit® process. His deep knowledge of Revit Building Information Modeling helps the team develop fully-coordinated designs.

Greg Rutledge, FAIADesign Principal, Historic Preservation Architect

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Greg Rutledge, FAIA has helped position the firm as a leader in historic preservation with his knowledge of architectural history and preservation technology. Whether renovating a national landmark or teaching clients how to care for and adapt historic buildings, he enjoys projects with the potential to revitalize communities. His experience includes project management, architectural planning, design and documentation and preservation and cultural resource management plans. Greg is an active member of the Association for Preservation Technology International and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and is currently serving on the Architectural Review Board for Norfolk, Virginia.

R. Jordan RylandArchitect

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R. Jordan Ryland is an architect and project manager with experience across single and multi-family residential, commercial, and hospitality projects. Jordan appreciates the challenge of practicing architecture – navigating design principles with rules and regulations. He enjoys the collaboration, detail, and iteration that goes into design development. Jordan has a keen eye for the technical aspects of design including detailing and construction means and methods – including from his own previous experience as a carpenter and builder apprentice.

Reid A. Sabin, ASLAPrincipal, Planner

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Reid Sabin, ASLA is an integral member of Hanbury's campus planning team, helping to develop campus master plans and housing master plans for public and private universities both large and small. As a landscape architect, he is cross-trained in most practice areas, including sustainability, land planning, geosciences, and civil engineering. Reid utilizes a combination of hand sketches and rendering in addition to his computer skills with BIM software, Adobe Photoshop, and InDesign Creative Suite to accomplish his work. Reid gained experience in land planning at various firms prior to joining Hanbury. He is an active member of ASLA and SCUP.

Adam Schultz, AIAAssociate, Architect

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Adam Schultz, AIA believes in the architecture of “connection” for strengthening the success of living/learning environments. He spearheads Hanbury's Summer Scholar Legacy program, in which undergraduate and graduate design students work side by side with firm professionals during the summer months. Adam holds a Virginia teaching license for grades K-12, with an endorsement in art education, and regularly exhibits his artwork in regional galleries.

Annette Scott, CDT, CDFA, GGPAssistant Project Manager

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As an assistant project manager, Annette Scott CDT, CDFA, GGP is an instrumental addition to any project team. An admitted people person with scrutinizing standards, Annette applies her broad skill set to streamline the project process while staying mindful of the client's needs and concerns.

Mark SechristIT Engineer

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As an IT Engineer, Mark Sechrist ensures the firm's technology operates smoothly and efficiently. Following the pandemic, Mark has been instrumental in guiding the firm through the technological and digital aspects of remote and hybrid work. He aids project teams in integrating new and advanced technologies into the design process, providing support with both software and hardware, including virtual reality tools and 3D printing. Recognized for his troubleshooting abilities, Mark is also valued for his calm and approachable demeanor in his IT role.

Megan Sigmon, CID, IIDAAssociate, Interior Designer

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Megan Sigmon, CID, IIDA has been designing creative, functional interiors for almost a decade. While closely collaborating with engineers and architects to maximize space, functionality, and ensure code compliance, it is Megan's personal aim to provide solutions that reflect the personality and goals of her clients. Through conversations about their day-to-day routines, their brand, and what they want to achieve, Megan incorporates this deep understanding into her design process to manifest unexpected and aesthetically pleasing spaces that accommodate her clients' needs.

Chris Small PE, LEED APPrincipal, Science Market Leader

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Chris Small PE, LEED AP transitioned into laboratory facilities from an engineering background, leveraging his innate talent for project management. He finds the dynamic nature of each lab project invigorating, relishing the complexity and the challenge of bringing together the right people to achieve optimal solutions. With a familial connection to farming, Chris is particularly drawn to ag-biotech projects. His dedication to mastering ag-biotech design has taken him around the globe, where he has gleaned best practices and refined industry standards for greenhouse projects. His work is recognized for inspiring interdisciplinary collaboration and for attracting top talent. Throughout his career, Chris has cultivated deep client relationships, serving as a trusted advisor across projects of varying scales, while championing exceptional design in laboratory settings. A recognized authority in research facilities, Chris is a recurring speaker at the Lab Design Conference, a premier industry event.

Ross Smith, AIAProject Architect

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Recognized for his collaborative mindset and commitment to client satisfaction, Ross Smith, AIA is adept at delivering creative solutions that balance the objectives of each stakeholder. His specialization lies in mixed-use and planning projects, where he has demonstrated leadership skills in managing multidisciplinary teams and overseeing projects of varying complexity. Driven by curiosity and a knack for creative problem-solving, Ross tackles design challenges with contagious enthusiasm. He strives to understand and fulfill each client's objectives, producing designs that not only reflect the client's vision but also promote collaboration. Skillfully adapting to the ever-changing industry landscape, Ross navigates shifting priorities and market trends with resourcefulness and meticulous attention, ensuring the consistent success of his design projects

Ramon E. Soledispa, RA CAEAssociate, Architect

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Ramon Soledispa, RA CAE joined the firm in 2006, bringing with him experience as a designer and construction supervisor from his native Ecuador. Known for his profound knowledge of building technology, Ramon has been a vital part of design teams for a diverse array of projects throughout his career. Recently, his focus has shifted to university renovations, expansions, and the design of residence and amenity facilities. Additionally, Ramon played a leading role in organizing an international design retreat to São Paulo and Brasília, Brazil, where colleagues studied the work of Oscar Niemey.

Stephen Ste. Marie, AIAAssociate Principal, Architect

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Stephen M. Ste. Marie, AIA an associate principal and architect, possesses extensive experience in various roles, notably focusing on student services facilities. He thrives on tackling intricate technical challenges, excelling in space planning and refining design details in construction documents. Steve's meticulous approach extends across project management, architectural design, field investigation, construction inspection, and more. Clients value his thoroughness in value engineering, quality management, and the preparation of studies and reports. Steve's dedication to excellence ensures comprehensive support throughout all project phases, earning him respect and appreciation from clients.

D. Keith Storms, AIA, LEED APPresident, Principal, Planner, Board of Directors

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Keith Storms, AIA, LEED AP is President of Hanbury and a leader of the campus planning team. He focuses on helping university clients achieve their strategic goals through comprehensive and engaged planning processes, guiding multiple stakeholders toward a common strategic vision. He is passionate about the potential of the campus planning process to make a positive environmental impact and also enhance the resilience of the campus and broader community. As an architect and planner, Keith’s broad experience covers all layers of the planning spectrum from comprehensive master plans and sector plans to feasibility studies and programming efforts.

Nichole Suitter, CIDInterior Designer, Associate

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Nichole Suitter, CID specializes in commercial design, excelling in design conceptualization, development, and implementation. She collaborates seamlessly with architectural teams, creating spaces that blend functionality with beauty. Nichole excels in communicating complex ideas clearly, whether to clients, stakeholders, or colleagues, ensuring successful collaboration and a unified vision for every project. Beyond her role as an interior designer, Nichole is also an enthusiastic coordinator of office social activities and sporting events. Her infectious energy and passion for teamwork help foster a more positive and collaborative workplace environment.

Lisa J. Syfrett, CDFAAssociate, Director of Administration

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Living by the motto, "It's my job to make your job easier," Lisa Syfrett, CDFA plays a vital role in supporting project managers and projects at Hanbury. She enhances the firm's project management processes with her expertise in Newforma Project Center (NPC) software, acting as both a trainer and technical support provider. Lisa's responsibilities extend to USGBC LEED® coordination, and she manages all conference-related tasks within the office. She takes particular pride in her contribution to helping Rice University's McMurtry and Duncan Colleges achieve LEED Gold certification.

Johnathan TanDesigner

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Johnathan is a highly focused and adaptable designer with strong attention to order and detail. He enjoys working with clients to find solutions that balance cost and budget awareness with good design. He leverages his background in branding and creative industries to understand the importance of environmental graphics in architecture and buildings. He draws inspiration from outside interests and passions into his design work – including appreciation of cinematography, gaming and a love of culinary arts and screenprinting. Johnathan is excited to explore the potential of new technologies like virtual and augmented reality in the design process.

Ashley TeerDesigner

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Ashley Teer is a designer working at the intersection of architecture and urban design. Her longtime experience as a photographer directly informs how she looks at the built environment, through the lens of light, materials and textures. Ashley especially loves contributing to schematic design, helping shape the foundation and direction of the project toward the greatest impact, and she enjoys finding different ways to innovate in the documentation and publication process through photography, artistic diagrams, and writing. Ashley cares about participatory design processes that closely involve the community as co-designers.

Marie E. TouréAssociate, Project Accountant

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Marie Toure, a project accountant and Deltek Vision administrator, excels as a natural problem-solver. She approaches challenges, from account reconciliation to optimizing macros and workflows, with determination and resourcefulness. Her precision in data entry and communication ensures the firm's projects and records are managed efficiently. Marie takes pride in her ability to navigate and address the complex aspects of Deltek Vision, enhancing the performance of this critical databasing tool for the firm's benefit.

David TurnbullAssociate Principal, IT Director

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As the Director of Information Technology, David Turnbull brings his technical expertise honed through a career spanning IT engineering and management roles to lead and manage all IT functions for the firm. With a focus on maintaining robust and secure technology platforms, he navigates evolving design tools and firm growth with clarity and innovation. David oversees physical and virtual infrastructure, networking, telecommunications, and application support, ensuring operational smoothness while effectively navigating technical challenges.

Katrina Van OrdenAssociate, Designer

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As Katrina Van Orden earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree while working at Hanbury part time, she developed an appreciation for incorporating simple sustainable solutions within the scope of complex projects. Katrina, now a full-time designer, is inspired by the blend of passive design and technology to create enjoyable spaces for the everyday. Katrina is motivated to design accessible spaces with the comprehensive user experience at heart.

Krista VanHoutteghem, AIA, MCDAssociate, Project Manager, Campus Planner

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Krista VanHoutteghem, AIA, MCD is a project manager and campus planner known for her expertise in campus and community planning, as well as her commitment to fostering inclusivity. With a focus on addressing the most pressing issues affecting higher education, from aging infrastructure to the need for flexible, adaptable spaces, Krista is adept at creating design solutions that respond to the rapidly changing landscape. Krista's architectural approach emphasizes community engagement, reflecting her belief that successful projects prioritize inclusivity and engagement from the outset. By working closely with clients and stakeholders, Krista develops a comprehensive understanding of their goals and values, enabling her to create designs that are authentic representations of the communities they serve.

Nicholas E. VlattasCHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER EMERITUS

As the former COO of the firm, Nick Vlattas significantly influenced its finances, operations, and management. Known for his accuracy, thoroughness, and reliability, he was a dependable resource for the firm, its employees, and clients. Over his 40-plus years with Hanbury, Nick contributed to its growth and practice expansion through key roles in more than 75 projects. He ensured the firm stayed at the forefront of architectural technology and met client specifications for cost, quality, and schedule. Committed to supporting others' success, Nick initiated the Summer Scholars program in 2003, benefiting over 100 students from 32 universities, and fostered the development of the Academy, an in-house continuing education program.

Zoque WahidDesigner

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A recent graduate, Zoque Wahid is passionate about exploring the urban fabric of cities and specializes in creating imaginative, human-centric designs. He focuses on the often-overlooked spaces between buildings, enhancing the architecture around them. With a keen interest in visualization and mixed-media art, Zoque crafts intricate micro-worlds and explores product design, blending creativity with practical insights to reimagine everyday environments.

Jean Webster, AIAAssociate Principal, Architect

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As an architect and key member of the firm’s academic design team, Jean Webster, AIA has led the creation of new residential colleges, student dining venues, science buildings, theatres, and student support spaces. She is skilled in both new construction and historically sensitive renovations, and her projects have received numerous national, state and local-level design awards. She is attracted to complexity and innovation; a recent project included award-winning prefabricated bathroom pods. Jean's deep knowledge of Revit® helps her teams develop fully-coordinated designs.

Ben WinnDirector of Building Information Modeling

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Ben Winn harnesses technology and collaboration to create elegant solutions for complex challenges. As the BIM Director, he oversees all BIM-related activities and ensures the successful delivery of projects, drawing on his unique blend of technical and creative skills to consistently deliver exceptional results. Ben views design as a means of organizing and engaging with the world, an approach that has instilled deep curiosity and empathy in the present. A tireless innovator, Ben conducts extensive research into new technology and workflows to stay ahead of the curve. He adopts and implements advanced tools, continually exploring new ways to improve efficiency and accuracy, significantly improving the client experience.

Alec Yuzhbabenko, AIA

Design Principal, Architect, Board of Directors

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Inspired by the arts, Alec Yuzhbabenko, AIA views creativity as a practice and the design process as iterative. Often challenging the status quo, he seeks to elevate the human experience through his inquisitive, collaborative and creative approach. Having moved to the United States from Odessa, Ukraine as a child, his professional work ethic and demeanor were uniquely shaped by the experience of immigration, enculturation, and a desire to succeed.


Alec’s steadfast pursuit of excellence and combination of natural talent, intellectual clarity, and genuine inclusiveness are invaluable assets for his clients and colleagues. Intrigued by the challenge of designing remarkable, human-centered projects, he brings a commitment to shaping a well-crafted public realm to his design work.


As Design Principal, Alec pursues ambitious design projects, focusing on how the human experience can inform the way that buildings and cities are designed. Since joining Hanbury’s Norfolk office in 2017, he has spearheaded design on a variety of mixed-use, commercial, planning and higher education projects. Whether he is leading a project or providing thought leadership in the studio, Alec has a clear passion that extends beyond architecture and into valuable advocacy for human-centered design.

Morgan YuzhbabenkoCommunications + Public Relations Specialist

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As a Communications & Public Relations Specialist, Morgan Yuzhbabenko enhances the firm's visibility through strategic communications and branding initiatives. With over twelve years of industry experience, she has developed expertise in strategic marketing, creative development, and external engagement. A leader in communication strategies, Morgan leverages her expertise to cultivate a distinct, unified brand voice, employing cross-functional processes to ideate creative storytelling opportunities. A natural collaborator, she works with internal and external partners to identify and develop compelling narratives, enhancing the firm's visibility and perception.

Megan ZapoliArchitect

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With a human-centric approach and a passion for teamwork, Megan Zapoli excels in multidisciplinary settings, including academia where she teaches a Master's level Architectural Design Studio. As an architect, her expertise spans from lighting design to project management, prioritizing understanding client needs through open dialogue and empathetic engagement. Megan tailors her support to evolve with clients, demonstrating a dedication that enriches projects and fosters meaningful partnerships.

KJ Ammon
Designer

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KJ Ammon is a young designer bringing fresh perspectives to the field of architecture. She is passionate about amplifying diverse voices at the design table, which translates into her focus on community-based projects, particularly in the realm of affordable housing. She recognizes the pressing challenge of designing with dignity and eagerly seeks to contribute her skills and creativity to address this issue. As a young architect, KJ underscores the significance of continuous learning and curiosity. She encourages aspiring architects to maintain a growth mindset, consistently seeking opportunities to expand their knowledge and skills while embracing the power of inquiry. KJ's vibrant personality and passion for community engagement drive her vision of a future where design is not only innovative but also responsive to the needs of individuals and communities.

Mariya Anwar
Designer

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A recent graduate and former Hanbury summer scholar, Mariya Anwar has seamlessly transitioned into a full-time role, bringing her vibrant flair for design across architecture and creative arts. Her approach to work and life is characterized by a relentless quest for knowledge and a balanced focus on achieving both immediate and long-term goals. Drawing invaluable lessons from her experiences, she embraces an ethos of continuous evolution in both her personal and professional life. Mariya is fascinated by architecture's profound ability to shape art and history and aspires to create spaces that are safe, welcoming, stimulating, and inclusive.

Angela Bailey
Associate, Marketing Coordinator

angie.bailey@hanbury.design


As a marketing coordinator, Angie Bailey is a vital resource for all marketing inquiries, ensuring databases remain current and providing expertise in Deltek Vision. Her collaboration with Hanbury's marketing team over the years has been instrumental in crafting high-caliber materials and proposals pivotal in securing notable projects.

Jennifer P. Bailey
Associate Principal, Project Manager

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Jennifer Bailey, AIA, LEED AP brings an extensive career marked by specialization in higher education, cultural, and institutional projects. With an innate ability to navigate project complexities, she orchestrates seamless collaboration among project teams, ensuring communication between key stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle. Jennifer's architectural journey began in Richmond, Virginia, and continued in New York City, where she immersed herself in the vibrant urban landscape. Her passion for diverse architectural styles and civic spaces serves as the driving force behind her dedication to community-centric design. As a passionate advocate for sustainable design, she collaborates closely with clients and the design team to achieve ambitious LEED certification goals, reflecting her commitment to environmental sensitivity and the profound influence of design on communities.

Eliot Ball
Architect

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Eliot Ball, AIA has experience spanning K-12, higher education, multi-family, commercial and community design projects. Eliot applies his experience across construction documentation and evaluation, detailing and project management along with proficiency in both digital tools and craft methods of making including woodworking, metalworking and welding. Eliot especially enjoys the two phases that bookend every project – initial ideation and iteration in the beginning and seeing projects through construction and completion. Eliot is looking forward to exploring and applying new technologies and approaches including parametric design.

Sarah Bannon
Interior Designer

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Sarah Bannon approaches her role as an Interior Designer with an artist's perspective, integrating drawing and sketching into her design process. Passionate about researching and applying healthy materials in her projects, she prioritizes sustainability for both people and the planet. Sarah thrives in collaborative environments, enjoying the synergy of working with project teams. Her talent and dedication have been recognized through accolades such as inclusion in Metropolis Magazine's Future 100, which celebrates top Interior Design and Architecture graduates annually.

Julie Barghout
Associate, Architect

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With a strong interest in civic and community projects, Julie Barghout, AIA, NCARB delivers impactful designs that address complex needs and thoughtfully integrate public input. Her process is rooted in in-depth research, encompassing project precedents, material exploration, and historical context, which she enjoys translating into sketches and models through collaborative iteration with colleagues and clients using both analog and digital methods. A strong advocate for marginalized voices in architecture, she looks forward to seeing the industry continuously evolve to better support emerging architects from all backgrounds. Julie is also an avid reader and traveler, both of which inform her perspective as a designer.

Michael C. Beaver
Associate Principal, Project Manager

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Mike Beaver is an experienced senior project manager who has been a valuable member of the Hanbury team since 1997. With a focus on project production, document standards, and budget and schedule monitoring, Mike plays an active role in firm leadership. His effectiveness as a project manager and unparalleled skills as a job captain have earned him respect from clients, consultants, and team members. Mike's extensive technical knowledge and broad experience make him an invaluable resource for tackling tough technical challenges and conducting difficult code assessments. Driven by his passion for the firm's success, Mike's expertise, thoroughness, and meticulous documentation consistently mitigate risks and contribute to the reliability of every project he is involved in.

Allie Beck
Associate, Architect

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Drawn to her profession by coming of age amidst the art, culture and architecture in the Washington D.C. area, Allie Beck, AIA aspires to create places that compel visitors to touch and experience architecture beyond sight alone. Allie prioritizes positivity and creative problem solving to every phase of design. She values sustainability in her work and is especially interested in adaptive reuse projects that infuse her expertise and love for community-based projects with her passion for breathing new life into old buildings.

Shelby Been
Administrative Coordinator

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As an administrative coordinator, Shelby Been excels in elevating operational efficiency and managing diverse administrative duties. She skillfully coordinates the myriad components that ensure smooth office operations. Throughout her career, Shelby has refined her focus on office and account management, developed positive client relationships, and orchestrated meetings and events. Her expertise is characterized by exceptional organizational skills, clear communication, and meticulous attention to detail.

Rachel Bek
Architect

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Rachel Bek AIA, LEED brings expertise spanning single-family, multi-family, hospitality, and state construction projects. With an innate ability to navigate all phases of architectural practice, Rachel excels at successful design delivery and construction within tight deadlines. As an artist, Rachel views the world through a design lens, recognizing the importance that place-making has in our everyday lives.  Simultaneously, she embraces the architect's identity as an "organizer of space," drawing inspiration from the seamless integration of the function and feel of a project. Rachel thrives on the intricacies of renovation projects, viewing constraints as powerful catalysts for creative solutions. Her favorite design phase lies in the transition from schematic design to design development, a phase that enables her to bring creative visions to life while meticulously addressing material details and design nuances.

James Benson
Principal, Raleigh Operations Director

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James Benson, AIA NCIDQ, CPSM, MBA, LEED AP BD+C is a highly skilled communicator who excels at building strong client relationships. With exceptional interpersonal abilities, he listens attentively, putting clients at ease and making them feel valued and heard. As the Operations Director for the Raleigh office and a permanent member of the Hanbury Leadership Team, he demonstrates strong leadership, implementing strategies for long-term success. In addition to his dedication to excellence and trusted leadership, James excels in business development, project management, and client management, making him integral to the firm's success.

Zach Bonenberger
Architect

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Zach Bonenberger, AIA is experienced in project management across all phases of the design and construction process and thrives in the contract documents process. His architectural approach is quiet and subtle with a refined sense of detailing. Zach is well-versed in architectural engineering and the integration of new software and technology in the building and design process. Zach is also trained in current sustainable design practices including material selection and code compliance. Zach most enjoys practicing architecture when designing with the end user in mind – whether it’s students in school projects or employees in workplace projects. He enjoys pushing the boundaries of what architecture can do and achieve, rethinking old architectural models and practices.

Michele Bossick
IT Engineer

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Michele Bossick is equipped with a strong background in technology and education management. Her methodical problem-solving approach enables her to efficiently identify and resolve complex IT challenges, enhancing the company's technological capabilities and ensuring operational efficiency. Michele has obtained valuable certifications including CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ and her diverse proficiencies span Google API, Office 365 Administration, Cisco Meraki, Microsoft Azure, and Project Management, enabling her to effectively address multifaceted IT issues with innovative solutions. Leveraging her comprehensive understanding of emerging technology standards and regulations, Michele aligns strategic goals with the ever-evolving IT landscape, driving growth and adaptability.

C. Anne Bradley
Principal, Director of Interiors

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As director of interiors, Anne Bradley, NCIDQ, IIDA specializes in corporate and commercial interior design, spanning from boutique spaces to expansive headquarters. Blending her passion for architecture, global culture, and travel, Anne brings a distinctive perspective to her work. She leverages her broad experience and insatiable curiosity to craft experiential designs that resonate with the clients' personalities and brands. Actively contributing to North Carolina's architectural landscape, she has earned recognition including the Triangle Business Journal Space Award for the CRISP Agency and the Downtown Raleigh Alliance Achievement Award for Tobacco Road Sports Cafe.

Michael T. Brady
Associate Principal, Architect

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Mike Brady, AIA is a project architect specializing in large-scale science and technology projects, including pharmaceutical facilities, private research labs, and university greenhouses. His passion for exceptional architecture naturally aligns with his interest in how design can enhance a company's brand, particularly for talent acquisition. Mike advocates for design that offers a competitive edge in identity, talent acquisition, and resource efficiency. His designs are not only appealing and practical but also buildable, thanks to his focus on the construction process to ensure designs are realized as envisioned.

Michael Brooks
Senior Architect

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Mike Brooks, AIA brings nearly four decades of experience to his role as a senior architect specializing in Construction Administration. His varied roles in production, project management, QA/QC, and CA provide him with a comprehensive understanding of project delivery methods and construction dynamics. Currently focusing on full-time on-site CA, Mike leverages his expertise, attention to detail, and adeptness in client-contractor relations. Mike strives to unveil the hidden complexities within buildings, emphasizing the intricate blend of technology, structure, and infrastructure. His career-long principle underscores the importance of a holistic understanding of various architectural disciplines, blending technical proficiency with visionary insight to shape the built environment.

Marcus Brown
Architect

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Marcus Brown, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP creates spaces and places that are both accessible for people of all abilities and incomes, while minimizing environmental impact. His projects, both national and international, cover a wide range of building types, including residential (both single and multifamily), commercial, religious, and civic structures. A lifelong student, Marcus has pursued additional training in universal design, green building, and interior air quality and moisture management. His expertise is recognized by the American National Standards Institute, where he has participated in setting the national standards for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, and at the various universities and conferences where he has lectured as both an instructor and a guest critic.

Erich Brunk
Associate Principal, Senior Architect

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Erich Brunk, AIA, NCARB, CDT possesses a varied architectural background from boutique to large multi-studio firms. As a generalist, he excels across diverse project types from K12 to corporate headquarters, and his roles have included project management and market sector leadership. Erich adopts a client-centric approach, treating each project as unique and prioritizing understanding of client visions to ensure bespoke solutions. Also an accomplished musician, he infuses rhythmic elements from music into his designs, aiming to create spaces that are aesthetically pleasing and functionally sound, reflecting his dynamic and creative personality.

Jeffrey G. Butts, Jr.
Associate, Designer

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Jeffrey Butts brings a full suite of skills to his design work, from graphic design to writing to art direction. Passionate about people and how they use space, his creative energies are fed not only by architecture, but also by personal projects that challenge and inspire him. With much appreciation given to the final product, Jeffrey also enjoys the conceptual phases of a project, finding the push-and-pull and rapid iteration process a key to discovering potential design solutions.

Doug Campbell
Principal, Higher Education Market Leader

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Doug Campbell, AIA, LEED AP brings a passion for designing educational spaces that foster exploration and transformative student experiences. With nearly two decades of design leadership, his portfolio spans diverse projects from large-scale campus master planning, to student life facilities. Holding a Master of Architecture from the University of Texas and a Bachelor's in Architecture and English Literature from the University of Virginia, Doug offers a unique perspective rooted in design, storytelling, and strategy. Emphasizing multidisciplinary collaboration, he shapes environments that promote exploration and deepen our sense of place. Leveraging his experience as a former Resident Assistant, Doug values campus engagement, embracing opportunities for teaching, mentoring, and mutual learning.

Jonathan C. Cardenas
Associate Principal, Architect

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Jonathan Cardenas, AIA has led and influenced designs for commercial, retail, education and institutional facilities throughout North Carolina and Virginia and amassed considerable expertise in higher education and laboratories along the way. Despite everything he's learned over two decades as an architect, Jonathan attributes the efficiency of his designs and details to the knowledge he gained from a summer job framing houses.

Anna Carpenter
Principal, Architect

anna.carpenter@hanbury.design


Specializing in higher education projects, Anna Carpenter, AIA channels her passion into finding creative solutions that redefine student experiences while upholding institutional values and identity. Adapting to evolving stakeholder needs, Anna immerses herself in the intricacies of universities. She firmly believes that posing the right questions is essential for achieving design aspirations. Leveraging client insights, she crafts tailored solutions that seamlessly fit a campus' fabric.

Christopher M. Charles
Principal, Architect

chris.charles@hanbury.design


Christopher Charles brings exceptional organizational, technical, and communication skills to every project team. Since joining the firm in 2004, he has worked on a variety of projects, including campus housing, dining, and performing arts. He has proven to be an integral member of many design teams, providing particular leadership in construction observation and documentation. Chris also shares his talents and abilities outside of the office, volunteering his time in support of his alma mater, Hampton University, as well as various charities and philanthropic organizations in his community.

Ammi Chaveas
Associate, Interior Designer

ammi.chaveas@hanbury.design


An award-winning interior designer, Ammi Chaeves, NCIDQ, CID thrives in the vibrant landscape of Baltimore. With a focus on workplace, higher education, and multifamily spaces, her passion lies in exploring architectural theory's impact on placemaking. Rooted in the Baltimore community, she dedicates her off-hours to tinkering at Open Works and volunteering at the Station North Tool Library. An active member of the IIDA Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Ammi blends her expertise with a commitment to community enrichment.

Jared Coffin
Design Principal

jared.coffin@hanbury.design


Jared Coffin, AIA, LEED AP, brings over three decades of experience to a range of student life projects nationwide, from small-scale designs to complex, large-scale developments. As a Design Principal, he has dedicated the last decade to exploring how the built environment can positively affect student well-being. This commitment, combined with his strong design acumen and drive for novel solutions, has culminated in multiple award-winning projects. Jared is also an advocate for mass timber and has been a member of Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute since 2016.

Annesley B. Cole
Associate Principal, Designer

annesley.cole@hanbury.design


Annesley Cole, LEED AP is guieded by her commitment to sustainability and her desire to create buildings that enhance user experience. Her background includes a wide range of project types, but of particular interest is the intersection between physical and mental health and human-centered design. Annesley views the programming phase of a project as a fresh challenge each time, and the construction phase as a rewarding process of fine-tuning the larger ideas that have gone into the design. She is pursuing the project management side of the field due to her proficiency with BIM software and coordinating with the contractors and consultants to complete the project. 

R. David Cole
Associate Principal, Architect

david.cole@hanbury.design


Growing up as the son of a landscape architect, David Cole, AIA developed an early appreciation for the impact of good design. Now an architect, David guides clients to reconsider their perceptions of buildings, focusing on how spaces should evoke feelings in their inhabitants. His diverse portfolio is unified by a few key themes: the seamless integration of buildings with their surrounding landscapes, the respect for vernacular architecture, and the importance of urban environments.

Paige Conrad
Interior Designer

paige.conrad@hanbury.design


Raised in Bermuda, Paige Conrad brings unique global sensitivity to her craft, imbuing her work with a deep appreciation for color, texture, and culture. She is passionate about creating interiors that go beyond aesthetics to support the well-being and activities of their occupants. Skillfully balancing sustainability, durability, and affordability, Paige is particularly interested in the tactile aspect of design, finding joy in sharing the tangible elements that define a space. Firmly believing in the importance of the human scale in design, she ensures her designs prioritize both the physical and emotional experiences of users.

Ryan Cooper
Associate, Architect

ryan.cooper@hanbury.design


A creative problem solver, Ryan Cooper, AIA attributes his architectural education to more than just design skills—it instilled in him independence, perseverance, and the understanding of failure as a crucial part of success. As an early participant in the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure program, Ryan was able to fulfill the architecture experience requirement and pass the Architecture Registration Examination while obtaining his Master of Architecture degree. Graduating amid a pandemic taught him the importance of flexibility in both life and design, highlighting how quickly the ways we work and live can change.

Sarah Corbitt
Associate, Laboratory Planner

sarah.corbitt@hanbury.design


Sarah Corbitt, AIA, LEED AP BD+C has dedicated her career to science and healthcare projects, where she continuously refines her understanding of how people interact with their environment. Passionate about meeting human needs through the built environment, she particularly focuses on laboratory design. Sarah facilitates collaboration between scientists, building managers, and owners to optimize research methods and ensure the sustainability of building operations. She views her work as a symbiotic relationship, where all stakeholders contribute to the evolution and longevity of the built environment.

Andy Craven
Associate Principal, Architect

andy.craven@hanbury.design


As a multi-faceted architect, Andy Craven, AIA, LEED AP, PMP has served as a project architect, designer and BIM technician across diverse projects, including housing, historic, adaptive-reuse, and military facilities. He is engaged by transforming aged structures into vibrant spaces while championing sustainability. Proficient in Revit®, AutoCAD, and SketchUp, he holds project management certification from the Project Management Institute.  Andy also currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Corps of Engineers and is active in the Hampton Roads Chapter of the AIA.

Cynthia Curia
Payroll + Benefits Administrator

cynthia.curia@hanbury.design


Cynthia brings over two decades of payroll processing experience. Her career has consistently bridged the gap between accounting, finance and human resources, showcasing her ability to apply and adapt accounting principles across various systems and objectives. Committed to ensuring compliance with standards and efficient operations, Cynthia is recognized for her attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills, making her highly adaptable to new systems and procedures.

Sabiya Davis
Designer

sabiya.davis@hanbury.design


Driven by a commitment to sustainable design and community engagement, Sabiya blends expertise in urban planning and environmental sustainability to craft design solutions that prioritize equity and ecological well-being. Drawing from her educational background rooted in urban planning, Sabiya brings extensive knowledge of green infrastructure to her role as a Designer. Inspired by emerging trends like biophilic design and community-centered processes, she envisions a future where design seamlessly integrates environmental and social consciousness. Sabiya's passion lies in projects prioritizing accessible public green spaces, recognizing their potential to elevate community well-being and inclusivity, particularly among underrepresented age groups. Mindful of diverse community needs, she works to ensure that designs contribute positively to their surrounding environment, fostering long-term sustainability and resilience.

Cody Dodd
Associate, Designer

cody.dodd@hanbury.design


Cody Dodd gravitates towards community projects where he can observe the design, development, and subsequent impact on the community firsthand. He thrives in the early stages of design, particularly during the schematic phase, where boundless possibilities ignite excitement among clients and the community. Cody's meticulous attention to detail and adept organization skills render him invaluable to the design team, ensuring tasks are executed with precision and efficiency.

Lindsay Duddy
Designer

lindsay.duddy@hanbury.design


A Brooklyn native and daughter of two architects, Lindsay's upbringing instilled in her a deep appreciation for buildings as reflections of history, culture, and diversity. Combining this early exposure with her love for nature, Lindsay's passion lies in creating designs that merge the built environment with the natural landscape. Lindsay specializes in academic and cultural spaces, recognizing their role in nurturing community vitality. Her design approach emphasizes conceptual richness and individualization, tailoring each project to highlight unique elements that hold significance for the clients and the communities they serve. As an Adjunct Professor at the University of Virginia, she actively contributes to the education and mentorship of young designers, further enriching her understanding of the field.

Lauren Eaton
Associate, Laboratory Planner

lauren.eaton@hanbury.design


Lauren Eaton began her career designing custom, high-end homes, incorporating foundational principles like proportion and natural light into her subsequent work in lab space planning and design. Transitioning from private residences, she addressed the challenge of dark, outdated labs by integrating visibility, sustainable materials, and flexible designs that can adapt over time. Driven by a desire to be part of something bigger—a lesson instilled by her parents—Lauren’s approach not only revitalizes these spaces but also aims to make them engaging and visible, inspiring young people towards STEM fields. She infuses labs with color, from walls to fume hoods, offering users unprecedented choices and enhancing appeal for researchers and donors alike.

Karim El-Araby
Designer

karim.el-araby@hanbury.design


Karim El-Araby is a designer with professional and personal experience in the US and abroad. As a first-generation American originally from Egypt, he has studied architecture and urban design in Jaipur, India, and Barcelona, Spain. This global sensibility, combined with an interest in creativity, artmaking, and architectural history, is reflected in his designs. Karim’s iterative approach involves a continuous cycle of questioning, sketching, and iteration. He is especially interested in the connection between buildings and their wider urban and regional contexts. Karim cares deeply about socially impactful design across various scales.

Sam Englehart
Associate, Project Architect

sam.englehart@hanbury.design


A detail-oriented architect, Sam Englehart, AIA specializes in multi-family housing, skillfully blending form and function to create dynamic living spaces. A native of Silver Spring, MD, he has a passion for transformative urban projects that foster community engagement and respond to cultural and historical contexts. With a diverse portfolio spanning high-rise apartments, adaptive reuse projects, and student housing, Sam offers comprehensive expertise in design feasibility, documentation, and construction administration. He brings optimism, creativity, and practicality to the forefront of the design process, creating architecture imbued with positive solutions to global challenges like sustainability, urbanity, and housing equity.

Rebecca B. Ensogna
Principal, Project Manager, Board of Directors

becky.ensogna@hanbury.design


Becky Ensogna, AIA, LEED AP BD+C is an experienced architect with a solid background in project management and client and consultant coordination. Since joining Hanbury over a decade ago, she has focused on higher education projects. Becky is a tenacious defender of project design both programmatically and aesthetically and knows that a practical, durable building must result from even the most enticing rendering. She has a clear understanding of the metrics of budget, schedule, and consultant coordination, as well as a keen design sense. Her experience includes work on a variety of project types, from commercial and multifamily to student housing and dining.

S. Michael Evans
PRESIDENT/CEO EMERITUS

S. Mike Evans, FAIA, a founding member and former CEO of Hanbury for 22 years, is renowned for his national influence on the planning and design of student learning communities. His visionary work has shaped the student experience on more than 100 campuses across the United States and abroad. Known for his energy and communication skills, Mike has consistently been a source of new ideas and emerging possibilities, impacting education at all levels. An educator and conceptual strategist, he is driven by an insatiable curiosity and a commitment to innovative and systemic thinking. His legacy at Hanbury includes fostering a culture of curiosity, learning, and excellence, highlighted by initiatives like the Virginia Design Medalist, one of the firm's enduring "legacy" programs.

Al Fajardo
Designer

albert.fajardo@hanbury.design


Al Fajardo's journey into architecture was unconventional, initially considering engineering and dentistry. A transformative dentistry internship redirected his path, as crafting porcelain teeth ignited his passion for design. Seamlessly blending design, art, and engineering, Al advocates for innovative technologies like visualization, parametric design, and VR to enhance spaces and human experiences. With a versatile problem-solving approach, he aligns client objectives with user needs across diverse projects including multi-family residences, offices, masterplans, adaptive reuse, and science facilities.

Erika Feggestad
Associate Principal, Architect

erika.feggestad@hanbury.design


Erika Feggestad, AIA is adept at 3D modeling and other diagramming techniques to allow better understanding of the built campus environment, campus patterns and growth potential. She views the impact of rapidly changing technology on design as a positive, with the potential to change both the learning and teaching experience. Erika has helped test and analyze the capacity of different sites for new projects, and she has gained an understanding of how to incorporate new facilities into a historically rich environment.

Rick Fischl
Associate Design Principal

rick.fischl@hanbury.design


Rick Fischl, AIA channels his lifelong passion for architecture into enhancing the human experience through design. With a diverse skill set across various project types, he embodies the architect's role as a versatile generalist, adept at solving complex challenges from concept to execution. As an Associate Design Principal, Rick oversees design from inception to completion, emphasizing client collaboration and active listening to uncover unique project opportunities. He cultivates a collaborative, learning-oriented studio culture, emphasizing mentorship and continual growth. His minimalist design philosophy champions timeless, modest, and human-centric spaces, with a keen interest in projects that tackle urban or societal challenges, believing in design's capacity to positively impact the wider community.

Bridget Fitzmaurice
Interior Designer

bridget.fitzmaurice@hanbury.design


Bridget Fitzmaurice, IIDA an interior designer, is driven by the belief that spaces where people spend most of their lives should marry functionality with beauty. This ethos propels her to design workspaces that are visually captivating, comfortable, and conducive to productivity. While corporate interiors are particularly interesting to her, Bridget's interior designs, regardless of project type, reflect a space she would enjoy.

Cam Fullmer
Lead Designer

cam.fullmer@hanbury.design


Cam Fullmer approaches his work with a belief in the potential of every project to make a positive impact and contribute to the evolution of its context. His focus on environmental and social sustainability is evident across a diverse portfolio of building types. Having gained experience at renowned design firms like the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) and FOOD New York, Cam's talent has earned him recognition in the industry. His work has been featured in esteemed publications including PIN-UP, Dezeen, MIT Press, Architectural Record, and showcased at the 2021 Venice Biennale. With an approach that balances both environmental stewardship and the human experience, he strives to establish a synergy between buildings and their surroundings, placing equal emphasis on individual well-being and the broader impact on cities and communities. As a Lead Designer, Cam plays a pivotal role in shaping the firm's vision, elevating the design culture and discourse among the team and building collaborative ties between academia and practice. 

Amber Fults
Interior Designer

amber.fults@hanbury.design


Amber Fults merges heritage and innovation to create timeless spaces through authentic, intentional design. As an interior designer, her expertise spans corporate spaces, student housing, and multi-family developments. Amber's distinctive ability to merge branding elements with inviting home-like atmospheres makes her particularly adept at creating spaces catered to student life and housing projects. Emphasizing geometry, symmetry, and holistic space planning, Amber's meticulous attention to detail is evident. Her passion for space planning and programming enables her to envision projects from conception to completion, showcasing her talent for timeless design and thoughtfully crafted spaces.

Chrissy Gahm
Principal, Finance Director

chrissy.gahm@hanbury.design


Chrissy Gahm, CMA, CSCA, CPA, CGMA has a decade-plus career in financial reporting and business process improvement with built environment companies. As the Finance Director, she guides the firm's financial growth and opportunity toward a long-term vision. Additionally, she oversees Hanbury's accounting, financial reporting, and human resources.

Emily Gaines
Business Analyst + Strategist

emily.gaines@hanbury.design


Emily Gaines, EDAC, NCIDQ is a Business Analyst + Strategist known for her empathetic and curious approach to addressing project needs. With a focus on evidence-based strategies, Emily specializes in the combination of data analysis, data visualization, process improvement, and research. Her unique blend of problem-solving, critical thinking, and creativity allows her to generate innovative concepts through an iterative process. She leverages technology to meet the complex needs of each project, ensuring efficiency, accuracy, and scalability. She finds inspiration in the integration of quantitative and qualitative data and strives to raise public awareness about the diverse ways research and metrics can enhance design. Emily enjoys connecting data to design concepts and measuring real-world impact throughout the design process. She enjoys the challenge of diving into large datasets and gleaning valuable insights from them. Collaborating cross-functionally, Emily empowers project teams and the firm with data-informed decisions, delivering impactful solutions through evidence-based strategies.

Mario Gandia
Associate, Graphic Designer, Visualization Specialist

mario.gandia@hanbury.design


Mario Gandia is a visual communicator skilled at transforming plans and drawings into immersive experiences that vividly convey the potential of concepts to clients. His expertise spans photography, videography, 3D graphics, and drone technology, allowing him to adeptly navigate a wide array of media. He continuously seeks out the latest tools that enhance the way design narratives are communicated and experienced. His proficiency not only deepens the understanding of design concepts but also expands the scope of visual communication within the firm.

Arthur J. Gaskin
Principal, Project Manager, Board of Directors

art.gaskin@hanbury.design


Art Gaskin, AIA excels in coordinating multiple disciplines to ensure design intent is realized within budget and schedule constraints. He remains deeply engaged in projects from inception to completion, understanding the profound impact of our work on people's lives. Reflecting on his own positive college residence experience, he embraces the responsibility of shaping environments that enhance student well-being and community connection. Beyond his design and project management acumen, Art's passion for painting and artistic pursuits fuels his creativity and enriches his approach to every project.

Carlie Gillespie
Designer

carlie.gillespie@hanbury.design


As a designer, Carlie Gillespie adeptly integrates cutting-edge technologies like 3D modeling, GIS, and Revit into her design process. She's passionate about understanding how design choices influence the physical and mental well-being of building occupants. Carlie thrives on the creative and collaborative nature of architecture and is inspired by the urban fabric of Raleigh and Durham in the Research Triangle, finding endless inspiration in the dynamic local landscape.

JD Gore III
Staff Accountant

jd.gore@hanbury.design


JD Gore is a staff accountant responsible for overseeing consultant and trade invoices and ensuring that these are in alignment with project budgets and financial plans. JD brings extensive experience managing accounts payable activities ensuring they are accurate and efficient. Outside of work, JD is an active volunteer in his community and enjoys bowling and working on his home landscaping.

Jordan Gray
Associate, Director of Visualization

jordan.gray@hanbury.design


Jordan Gray is both a designer and storyteller. As a member of the design team, Jordan's role goes beyond the typical research and collaborative design work to weave the design's deeper meaning and the client's needs into an evocative narrative that can be clearly expressed – in early concept visualizations all the way through to the project's post-construction chronicle. His artistic talents are award-winning and span rendering, photography, video, and more – allowing Jordan the flexibility to work with whichever medium or tool that most effectively communicates the desired message.

Jesse Green
Design Principal

jesse.green@hanbury.design


Jesse Green AIA, LEED AP brings a focus on community, collaboration and innovation spaces stemming from his years of experience as a project architect and lead designer on a wide variety of project types. His designs are deeply rooted in contextual understanding. While great architecture realizes the client’s end goals and aspirations (from ‘big idea’ to details and implementation), Jesse believes truly great design should also be ‘of its place’ by respecting local culture, climate, craft, and ingenuity. Jesse's diverse architecture experience, complemented by his undergraduate background in the fine arts, informs his creative and detail-oriented approach to helping clients define their goals and ultimately achieve a successful project.

Ryan Griffin
Associate, Project Architect

ryan.griffin@hanbury.design


From Virginia to San Francisco, Ryan Griffin, AIA has built a career characterized by diverse experiences and a strong technical foundation. After earning his degree from Virginia Tech, he launched his career, swiftly distinguishing himself as both a designer and a technical architect with a particular emphasis on facade design. Ryan's understanding of architecture, shaped by historical structures from his childhood, highlights the importance of adaptive and sustainable design in contemporary practices. He continually seeks to innovate, especially within facade materials and techniques, maintaining a commitment to technical excellence throughout the design process.

Buddy Hall
Principal, Planner

buddy.hall@hanbury.design


Buddy Hall, ASLA specializes in residential housing studies and campus master planning. His design ethos integrates the latest software with quick trace-and-marker sketches, alongside personalized interactions with end-users. A sought-after conference speaker, he is the recipient of the esteemed American Society of Landscape Architecture Honor Award for research. His two books, "Community by Design" and "A Concise Guide to Community Planning," are widely adopted in collegiate urban planning programs.

Perry Hammond
Architect

perry.hammond@hanbury.design


Perry Hammond champions designs that are contextually appropriate, emphasizing the profound connection between architecture and community. His work, which includes projects in higher education, multifamily residential and co-living spaces, civic and cultural buildings, and historic renovations, consistently prioritizes sustainability and the challenge of designing for climate change. Perry is keenly interested in exploring how BIM and digital tools can minimize a building's carbon footprint and energy demand. Additionally, he is interested in the creative use of materials, including biomaterials. Perry's design process marries meticulous organization and attention to detail with a spirit of exploration and experimentation.

John Paul Conwell Hanbury
CHAIRMAN EMERITUS

The late John Paul Conwell Hanbury, a founding principal of Hanbury, was a historic preservation visionary, mentor, friend, and true global citizen, as well as an architect. His rigor and commitment to excellence continue to define the firm. John Paul's imaginative approach to urban renewal is evident in his projects. He played a pivotal role in transforming Portsmouth into a historical and tourist landmark by investing in and preserving key structures in Olde Towne. His work includes the revitalization of Norfolk’s Wells Theatre, which energized the local arts scene and provided a venue for the Virginia Stage Company. His restorations of the Virginia Executive Mansion and Richmond’s historic Branch House were both praised for their authenticity and functionality. John Paul also led the master plan for the restoration of Virginia’s Capitol, completed in time for the Jamestown Settlement's 400th anniversary. Recognized for his profound impact on architecture, he was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1992 and received the William C. Noland Medal from the Virginia Society AIA in 1997. His legacy includes eight National Historic Landmarks and numerous listings on the National Register of Historic Places.

Jack Hasten
Associate Principal, Project Manager

jack.hasten@hanbury.design


Jack Hasten, AIA has a unique perspective shaped by diverse life experiences. From living in Japan, the Azores, San Francisco, Hawaii, and Virginia, to the exploration of Europe, he has developed a deep understanding of various cultures, environments, and perspectives. This understanding enables him to address concerns that resonate with diverse communities while respecting the context of their surroundings. Collaboration is at the core of Jack's approach. He skillfully incorporates input from stakeholders and multidisciplinary experts, fostering a culture of collective ideation. Treating projects as a “three-legged stool," he emphasizes teamwork and collective success, acknowledging the essential roles of owners, contractors, and the design team. Jack's meticulous attention to detail makes him particularly skilled in construction administration, ensuring the precise execution of project details while preserving the design vision from inception to final occupancy.

Juliane Hatfield
Associate, Project Manager

juliane.hatfield@hanbury.design


With experience in science and healthcare, Juliane Hatfield, AIA, LEED AP BD+C has felt pride in her projects designed with a human-centric approach. She believes in the power of design and the difference it makes in the lives of others. Knowing these projects contribute to the health and wellness of its occupants, and thus the improved livelihood of the community at large, inspires Juliane to create spaces that go beyond just being beautiful and functional.

Eric Heidt
Associate, Senior Architect

eric.heidt@hanbury.design


With over two decades of experience in complex, large-scale projects, Eric Heidt, AIA, LEED AP has a diverse portfolio encompassing civic, museum, educational, and residential developments. As an architect, he applies his lifelong fascination with industrial design to pharmaceutical and life science projects. Eric's approach centers on user-centric design, prioritizing aesthetics, functionality, sustainability, and adaptability. His problem-solving nature thrives on tackling technical and life safety challenges inherent in large-scale projects. Eric collaborates closely with clients, colleagues, and contractors to deliver creative yet practical solutions that align with project objectives while adhering to budget and schedule constraints.

Alicia Hernandez
Associate, Graphic Designer, Marketing Coordinator

alicia.hernandez@hanbury.design


Alicia Hernandez, an integral part of the marketing team, specializes in crafting creative marketing materials that authentically showcase the firm's projects. Proficient in both digital and print mediums, Alicia adeptly manages multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment, playing a crucial role in securing projects through proposals, presentations, and collateral creation.

Allysa High
Designer

allysa.high@hanbury.design


With a lifelong love for learning and a spirit of exploration, Allysa High thrives in the constantly evolving field of architecture. Grounded in her dedication to personal and professional growth, she recognizes curiosity, open-mindedness, and adaptability as essential qualities for success. With a focus on contextual design, she strives to harmonize buildings with their surroundings. Her passion lies in skillfully blending architectural heritage with contemporary design through adaptive reuse and historic preservation projects. Allysa's design style reflects her affinity for simplicity, characterized by clean lines and minimalist aesthetics. With meticulous attention to detail driven by her pursuit of perfection, she approaches each project as an opportunity for growth, embracing the continuous evolution that comes with the field.

Sierra Hogan
Designer

sierra.hogan@hanbury.design


Sierra Hogan’s philosophy is rooted in responding to and designing for user needs – in her view, designers should anticipate the needs of users and solve them in beautiful ways. She appreciates architecture’s balance between art and industry and enjoys tackling intricate challenges and translating them into straightforward, intuitive architectural solutions. She’s excited to see the ongoing enhancement of sustainability practices within the industry, whether through adaptive reuse or the creation of enduring new spaces.

Claire Holmgreen
Designer

claire.holmgreen@hanbury.design


As a designer and artist, Claire Holmgreen is driven by her passion to explore the impact of design on people and communities. Her creativity extends beyond architecture, as she artfully combines other mediums like garment design, textile work, and fine art installations, infusing her architectural designs with a unique and holistic perspective. Claire is particularly interested in adaptive reuse mixed-use projects and strives to harmonize modern living with existing spaces while seamlessly transitioning between different functions. She enjoys witnessing abstract ideas materialize into functional spaces, immersing herself in complex problem-solving and connecting with the vision of each design. Claire's design philosophy is marked by a strong emphasis on functionality and materiality, with thoughtful material selection for specific climates and environments to ensure durability and relevance. 

William G. Hopkins
Principal, Operations Director

bill.hopkins@hanbury.design


As Operations Director, Bill Hopkins, AIA is responsible for coordinating and monitoring resource management; team composition and staffing plans; scheduling; and risk and quality management. He is intrigued by the application of new technologies to our practice, and focused on streamlining systems to best achieve project vision, design excellence and profit. As an architect and project manager, Bill has managed a wide range of project types and scales. He is experienced in the coordination of multiple disciplines to ensure design intent is realized in final construction, and that projects are delivered on time and on budget.

Andrea Jackson
Project Accountant

andrea.jackson@hanbury.design


Andrea's background in the mortgage industry and public accounting has equipped her well for her role as a project accountant. Collaborating closely with project managers, she ensures that invoices are reconciled and aligns the accounting system with client agreements through clear communication with consultants. Additionally, she partners with the finance director to guarantee that the financial information presented to the firm's Leadership Team and Board of Directors is precise and reliable. 

Julia Janaro
Principal, Director of Sustainable Design, Board of Directors

julia.janaro@hanbury.design


Julia Janaro, AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP is responsible for maintaining Hanbury's sharp focus on sustainability by finding where these values align with and enhance our client's goals. Emphasizing the early work of each project—where the vision is developed—Julia helps guide a successful process with integrated sustainability principles that challenge what sustainable design "looks" like. Her leadership style enables an atmosphere of positive collaboration and empowers every member of the team to contribute to and question the design.

Daina Januska
Associate Principal, Marketing Manager

daina.januska@hanbury.design


In her role as Marketing Manager, Daina Januska identifies and pursues design and planning opportunities, while aligning with the firm's strategic objectives. It's not uncommon to find her juggling multiple proposals and interviews while also guiding content creation and strategizing with her team to secure new clients. An advocate of green design, Daina is equally passionate about ensuring optimal user experiences in spaces, with human well-being as an end goal.

Kenneth Johnston
Associate, Architect

kenneth.johnston@hanbury.design


Attributes gained from being a triplet, Kenneth Johnston, AIA credits his empathy and collaboration with his ability to find common ground when working with multiple stakeholders and colleagues. Kenneth has served his community as a volunteer long before he was an architect, and he sees his love for sketching, rendering, and design as new tools for impacting individuals as well as improving neighborhoods and communities.

Kevin J. Kattwinkel
Associate Principal, Project Manager

kevin.kattwinkel@hanbury.design


Kevin Kattwinkel, AIA, LEED AP is known for his thorough approach to the design process, and is responsible for managing the project team from concept development through construction completion. He is intrigued by projects that are complicated and "one of a kind," especially when they involve multiple stakeholders and one or more areas of expertise that involve specialists in their field.  Kevin joined the firm with an extensive higher education portfolio and has served as lead architect and project manager for many notable campus facilities and plans.

Don Kaupp
Associate, Architect

don.kaupp@hanbury.design


Don Kaupp, AIA boasts a diverse portfolio covering civic and cultural, higher education, commercial, medical, and hospitality projects. His designs prioritize energy efficiency, utilizing innovative technologies to minimize consumption and carbon emissions. Don meticulously oversees every phase of the process, from schematic design to construction documentation and administration, ensuring attention to detail throughout.

David Keith
Chief Executive Officer, Design Principal

david.keith@hanbury.design


As CEO and design principal, David Keith, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, leads both strategic direction and project execution. His work spans a wide range of building types, with a career focused on creating environments that promote people, integrated design approaches and innovative design leadership. David values creating spaces that engage with their surroundings and the people who experience them. He enjoys opportunities to find out what clients are trying to achieve, develop a series of ideas and a clear vision, and propose ideas that bring their ideas to life. He believes when we understand the potential of our clients, we can be truly innovative. He actively contributes to urban planning and design as a member of the Virginia Beach Resort Advisory Commission and has served as Past-President of the Hampton Roads Design-Build Institute of America.

Danasha Kelly
Designer

danasha.kelly@hanbury.design


A Baltimore native, Danasha Kelly is deeply committed to restorative justice through community-engaged design. Educated at Morgan State University and RISD, where she earned her Master of Architecture, her work is distinguished by prestigious awards, including the NOMA President’s Award. Danasha specializes in renovation, affordable housing, and student housing projects, focusing on the socio-economic impacts of architecture. Passionate about cultural centers and recreational projects, she prioritizes genuine collaboration and the celebration of cultural authenticity, ensuring that each project respects and amplifies local voices and histories.

George L. Kemper
Principal, Laboratory Planning Director

george.kemper@hanbury.design


George Kemper, AIA, grew up spending Saturdays in the lab with his analytical chemist father, an experience that deeply influenced his approach to lab design over three decades. He transitioned from the old "monastic" module, where each researcher had a separate lab, to designing large, open, collegial spaces that boost industry growth and discovery. He excels at understanding his clients' needs and creating efficient, inspiring environments. George constantly evaluates lab organization to optimize material and personnel flow, consolidate equipment, and save energy. In addition to leading a team of lab planners, he is a national resource on lab space planning, as well as a frequent speaker and published author.

Josiah Kinney
Designer

Josiah.kinney@hanbury.design


Josiah Kinney is a designer with a specialism in visualization and the use of digital technologies. Josiah is passionate about applying new and advanced technologies and tools to creating more sustainable and environmentally responsible buildings. This includes knowledge and experience with computation design tools and modeling software. Josiah also enjoys engaging community members and project stakeholders in the design process. Outside of architecture, Josiah is inspired by both the simplicity and innovation in the design of everyday life and objects.

Mieke Kissick
Architect

mieke.kissick@hanbury.design


Mieke Kissick is an architect with a passion for melding creativity and technical expertise. Her early fascination with building, coupled with strengths in math and physics, steered her toward architecture—a profession that allows her to leverage both her creative and analytical talents. A Penn State University alumna, Mieke has spent recent years honing her skills across various sectors, including student housing, higher education, laboratory, and multifamily housing. Currently focused on higher education and student housing, Mieke values the early design phases for their limitless potential and emphasizes the value of diverse perspectives and building strong relationships in the field. Her multifaceted approach ensures projects are technically sound while enriching community by prioritizing inclusivity and social justice.

Chris Kwon
Designer

chrishyupmin.kwon@hanbury.design


Chris Kwon’s fascination with architecture was sparked at an early age through a love for drawing, sketching, and model making. His diverse upbringing in the US, South Korea, and Australia cultivated an appreciation for cultural diversity, profoundly influencing his design approach. As a designer, Chris is driven by the transformative power of inclusive design. He envisions spaces that foster unity and belonging, transcending age, ethnicity, or abilities. With a focus on community and cultural projects, Chris infuses his designs with diverse elements and contextual influences. His work blends minimalist aesthetics with meticulous attention to detail, mirroring his personality and design philosophy. Passionate about creating spaces that inspire and embrace the rich tapestry of human experience, Chris aspires to contribute to a more inclusive and harmonious world through thoughtful design.

Matthew J. Lee
Principal, Interior Designer

matthew.lee@hanbury.design


Matthew Lee, ASID, WELL AP, LEED AP BD+C combines his interior design talents with a background in city and regional planning to help create buildings that support and enrich student life. He is passionate about shaping spaces that are the backdrop to the transfer and sharing of knowledge and ideas, particularly housing and dining projects. Among his past work is a moving LED light wall for a dining hall on an urban corner that keeps it active and exciting at all hours of the day and night. Matthew is particularly adept at assessing clients' needs and clearly communicating innovative design concepts that express them.

Cathy Lester
Associate, Project Coordinator

cathy.lester@hanbury.design


Cathy Lester has been with Hanbury for more than 30 years and has held a wide variety of positions. As project coordinator, her responsibilities include coordinating attendance at organizational conferences, assembling and publishing client surveys, and assisting with creating client reports. Her layout work, which encompasses many of the firm's strategic plans, master plans, and schematic design reports, help our clients gain a better understanding of the goals and processes of our projects. Cathy takes keeping clients happy very seriously, whether it is finding an answer to a question or producing a document of their campus work, she makes sure whichever client she is working with at the time is her number one priority.

Ryan Lewandowski
Associate, Architect

ryan.lewandowski@hanbury.design


Ryan Lewandowski, AIA adeptly utilizes advanced technologies in design and possesses extensive experience in exterior facade design and development. He appreciates the open and social mission prevalent in contemporary architecture, highlighting the significance of local contextual and cultural research in each project. Committed to advancing climate resilience and energy efficiency, Ryan values the role of technology in building development. He infuses his work with a spirit of restrained play, experimentation, and exploration, thriving in collaborative interdisciplinary teams.

Meredith Lewis
Interior Designer

meredith.lewis@hanbury.design


Meredith Lewis, an Interior Designer and Asheville native, brings a dynamic blend of expertise with a dual Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and Interior Merchandising from East Carolina University. Specializing in multi-family design, she has developed a passion for the intricate blend of commercial and residential spaces. Meredith's skill set has been instrumental in enhancing Hanbury's multi-family market sector, while also promoting a culture of teamwork and collaboration. Her approach to design centers on crafting beautiful, functional spaces, with a particular passion for material selection during the Design Development phase. Her work mirrors her personal style: classic, timeless, and imbued with warmth, reflecting her philosophy that design should be both inviting and enduring.

Tony Lin
Designer

tony.lin@hanbury.design


Tony Lin brings a systems lens and an intuitive understanding of the importance of story and concept to his work as a Designer. His approach merges digital technology, fabrication and making, design research and sustainable materials exploration. Tony enjoys coming up with creative solutions to design challenges, making connections and drawing relationships between things. Tony is inspired by the work of artists like James Turrell and Olafur Eliasson who use light and space to create transformative experiences.

An Liu
Associate, Designer

an.liu@hanbury.design


An Liu's long-time mentor Camden Whitehead advised him to "bite off less, chew more." Accordingly, An embraces each phase of architectural design as a multi-course meal to be savored. Like in life, each course adds an important dimension. In design, the layers add complexity and, with each, another opportunity to explore ways to build community by increasing connections – within the individual, with others, and with the planet we all share. It's essential to find joy in each layer of design – too many desserts will ruin the meal.

Shawna M. Mabie
Associate Principal, Architect

shawna.mabie@hanbury.design


Originally from a small, rural city in central New York, Shawna Mabie, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, channels her passion for service into a career dedicated to nurturing the next generation of architects. An ardent advocate for volunteerism, academia, and practice, Shawna exemplifies her commitment to advancing the profession and its emerging leaders through unique programs and initiatives. Her involvement at the local, state, and national levels of the AIA has been instrumental in the founding of various leadership and mentorship programs. At NC State, her alma mater, Shawna serves as an Adjunct Faculty member, teaching the application of design software in practice. Excelling as a Project Manager, she leads complex projects with a strong emphasis on collaboration.

Lauren R. Maloney
Associate, Communications Specialist

lauren.maloney@hanbury.design


Lauren Maloney has cultivated her diverse expertise through various roles, transitioning seamlessly from marketing to communications. With this wealth of experience, she manages project photography, oversees brand materials, and organizes the firm's intranet, ensuring clear communication and consistent brand representation. Her attention to detail extends to managing design awards and coordinating internal and external events. As a constant presence throughout the firm's growth, Lauren leverages her extensive background in marketing and communications to drive impactful communications strategies and initiatives.

Drew McNamara
Associate, Architect

drew.mcnamara@hanbury.design


An eternal optimist, Drew McNamara brings extensive experience across various markets, thriving on the synergy of the creative process and dynamic collaborations. With a penchant for the technical aspects of architecture, especially building enclosures, Drew is known for crafting precise project specifications. His approach to client interactions emphasizes listening and responsiveness, fostering quick camaraderie. Drew's versatility is reflected in his ability to integrate various project roles, enhancing collaboration among contributors. Passionate about the design impacts on educational spaces, Drew is equally drawn to arts-related projects for their unique demands and the dynamic contrast they offer against more conventional spaces.

Scott Evans Miller
Principal, Planner

scott.miller@hanbury.design


Scott Miller, LEED AP leverages over 20 years of experience aligning institutional strategic goals with physical opportunities and current trends in higher education. His approach is tailored to the specific context of each institution, informed by extensive planning experience across the US and internationally. Scott is inspired by the transformative potential of planning and design, particularly in crafting mixed-use environments that foster learning, social interaction, and diverse perspectives. He shares his expertise through lectures on planning topics for esteemed organizations such as the Society of Campus and University Planners (SCUP), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the International Town and Gown Association.

Eric Mitchell
Associate Principal, Architect

eric.mitchell@hanbury.design


As both an architect and a licensed contractor, Eric Mitchell, AIA values the partnership between great design and construction. By combining an interest in digital innovation with hands-on experience of material science and methods, Eric has become an outspoken advocate for the adoption of technology as a pathway to safer, more cost efficient and high-quality projects. With experience in multiple building scales and types, Eric seeks to design spaces that stimulate each person who interacts with the project.

Ashley Montgomery
Associate Principal, Director of Research + Strategy

ashley.montgomery@hanbury.design


As the Director of Design Research + Strategy, Ashley Montgomery leads cross-functional teams in addressing challenges through visual, service, interaction, and human-centered design. She focuses on community-centric and transdisciplinary research to create impactful and adaptive designs that are culturally, physically, and environmentally responsive. Ashley's expertise in user research is pivotal for expanding the firm's design research capabilities, effectively addressing complex client and user challenges, and reinforcing Hanbury's reputation as a trusted advisor. She combines hands-on research, strategic planning, and initiative management, skillfully integrating design thinking with business and entrepreneurial strategies to lay the groundwork for project success.

Elizabeth Morgan
Associate Principal, Designer

elizabeth.morgan@hanbury.design


Elizabeth Morgan is known for her ability to distill complexity into engaging client concepts. Driven by a commitment to identify and amplify the authentic character of each project, she immerses herself in the local history, architecture, and cultural fabric. Elizabeth specializes in campus projects, drawing inspiration from their potential to nurture community and facilitate meaningful student-faculty connections. Translating a passion for placemaking and storytelling into experiential graphic design, she adeptly transforms abstract ideas into immersive experiences, bringing concepts to life.

Hasan Muntasir
Designer

hasan.muntasir@hanbury.design


Hasan Muntasir credits his upbringing and education for nurturing a holistic understanding of people, culture, and spatial dynamics, fueling his dedication to enriching human well-being through design. Hasan draws inspiration from trends promoting eco-conscious living and context-driven approaches, challenging the misconception that quality design demands high costs. Leveraging his education and internships, Hasan demonstrates proficiency across project phases, translating concepts into tangible designs. Hasan's diverse background encompasses roles as an architectural intern, lecturer and teacher at Northern University of Business & Technology, and project architect at the Ministry of Housing & Public Works. 

F. Amelia Murphy
Associate, Architect

amelia.murphy@hanbury.design


Amelia Murphy, AIA is a driven and enthusiastic designer with a fervent passion for all aspects of design. Her innate desire to help others aligns seamlessly with her talent for actively listening and carefully considering clients’ desires and requirements. Teams rely on Amelia for her meticulous attention to detail, innovative problem-solving abilities, and her knack for providing comic relief. Amelia's exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills are evident on every project, consistently contributing to project success.

Patrick O'Keefe
Chief Operating Officer, Principal, Board of Directors

patrick.okeefe@hanbury.design


Patrick O’Keefe, AIA discovered the world of laboratory design early in his career doing higher education work in Tallahassee, FL. He was drawn to labs’ technical complexity, the importance of space and function, and the creativity, craft and detail that go into each design. Then his dad got cancer. This reaffirmed his commitment to the importance of research and continues to be the driving factor in his practice today. It is the "why" behind what he does. As an architect and principal at Hanbury, Pat puts his 25+-years of experience to work designing facilities that support scientific advancement and his clients’ ambitions to improve the human condition. A highlight that stands out was collaborating with a Canadian company tasked with producing a pandemic plant-based flu vaccine that today is showing promise in the fight against Covid-19. Today, Pat is interested in how robotics, artificial intelligence and lessons learned from pandemic challenges will continue to transform the world of science and research.

Natsumi Oba
Associate, Designer

natsumi.oba@hanbury.design


Natsumi Oba is an experienced architect whose portfolio ranges from residential, commercial and adaptive reuse to hospitality and master planning projects. Natsumi is adept at leading design teams from schematic design through construction administration and in coordinating between architects, clients and contractors. Natsumi is skilled in both analog and digital design methods, with experience in model making, detailed knowledge of technical software and design computation tools, and in furniture making and carpentry. She is fascinated by the impact the pandemic has had on how we communicate and in advancing collective thinking methods. Natsumi loves working with teams and clients to overcome creative challenges and roadblocks in the design process.

Brianna Ogburn
Designer

brianna.ogburn@hanbury.design


Brianna Ogburn brings a blend of creativity, empathy, and problem-solving to her work. Her approach to architecture is rooted in understanding the diverse narratives of clients, believing that successful design emerges from genuine engagement and empathy toward their needs and aspirations. Brianna has a keen interest in urban design and its role in global development, viewing design as a vital tool for societal and cultural expression. She is drawn to projects characterized by diversity and purpose, recognizing their potential to affect change and cultivate community. Central to her design philosophy is a passion for schematic design— a phase that merges collaboration, creativity, and client interaction to lay the groundwork for meaningful solutions.

Jessica Pagan Aello
Principal, Higher Education Market Leader

jessica.paganaello@hanbury.design


With a passion for design evident in her celebrated body of work, Jessica Aello, AIA focuses on empowering her teams, clients, and stakeholders to develop collaborative visions that transform campuses and communities. She believes in the power of architecture to promote greater engagement, support diversity, and build community. Jessica leads complex projects and navigates accelerated timelines, always ensuring project goals are prioritized and met. Traveling extensively as a child, she developed a deep appreciation for the power of place, which has been a driving force in her career. After graduating from the University of Maryland, she moved to Baltimore and began her career, leading a range of student life, campus planning, and mixed-use projects. Jessica is still happily calling Baltimore home and is committed to enhancing the city and the surrounding region, creating timeless places that bring people together.

Wesley L. Page
Design Principal

wesley.page@hanbury.design


Wesley Page, FAIA, ASAI is internationally recognized for his architectural illustrations, which allow campus constituents to visualize potential outcomes and comprehend the context of an architectural opportunity. His strength is collaboration, and he brings his graphic talent to the total planning effort. He is most intrigued by projects that provide opportunities for both performance-based building design and the creation of a rich sense of place and spirit. His involvement in the concept development phase, as both a perspectivist and architect, has been critical to the success of the firm’s projects.

Esther J. Park
Associate Principal, Project Architect

esther.park@hanbury.design


Esther Park, AIA, LEED AP BD+C brings a diverse portfolio addressing unique design challenges across various residential, institutional, mixed-use, historic, and adaptive-use projects. Her designs prioritize the human experience, reflecting her passion for crafting built environments that offer respite, inspiration, and upliftment. She takes a future-focused approach to each project, anticipating stakeholders’ needs and considering the built work’s adaptability over time. Esther’s collaborative work style is integral to her success. She forges meaningful relationships with project and industry partners, extending this approach to her clients. Before initiating the design process, Esther invests time in listening, observing, and evaluating project parameters. She also plays a pivotal role as a teacher and mentor for the next generation, advocating for equity and diversity in community spaces.

Sonny Patel
Associate, Architect

sonny.patel@hanbury.design


Sonny Patel, AIA, NOMA finds inspiration for his creative and artful design solutions in the unique constraints of a project. While not always prominent, Sonny uses the early design stages to research and truly understand the project's users and context. His findings evolve throughout the course of the design into visible prototyped experiences that are refined with each iteration of the design process.

Evan Pheobus
Associate, Designer

evan.pheobus@hanbury.design


Evan Pheobus, a Maryland native, has built a diverse portfolio, ranging from multifamily housing to commercial retail, museum exhibits, and higher education facilities. He specializes in design detailing, effectively blending design intent with functionality through close collaboration with design teams and builders. With extensive technical knowledge and a knack for integrating trades in design and fabrication, Evan leverages technology, like 3D printing and CNC machining, to refine his work. Influenced by a childhood fascination with mechanics, he excels at simplifying complex challenges into simple, efficient solutions. His design philosophy merges the practical 'how' with the conceptual 'why' of construction, focusing on creating spaces that are meaningful and impactfully designed.

Ryan Pietrowski
Associate Design Principal, Architect

ryan.pietrowski@hanbury.design


A LEED Green Associate recognized for his dedication to crafting sustainable, functional and socially transformative spaces. Ryan Pietrowski, AIA brings over a decade of expertise in healthcare and wellness environments. His diverse background has positioned him to play a key role in large-scale, complex projects, balancing imaginative design, user experience, and pragmatic considerations. By connecting with the community, Ryan crafts designs rooted in the local context, with the potential to revitalize the surrounding area. He leverages the power of storytelling to imbue designs with meaning, fostering authentic connections with their users. He creates narratives and concepts that drive the design process, infusing his projects with personal resonance. Additionally, as an active member of the AIA, Ryan shares his knowledge through mentorship programs and workshops. His work has garnered recognition in national publications, and he is a seasoned public speaker, engaging audiences at conferences and events throughout the region.

Dawnn Pope
Administrative Coordinator

dawnn.pope@hanbury.design


Dawnn Pope brings a diverse skill set and a passion for creating positive workplace experiences to her role. With a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Hofstra University, she understands the importance of creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for people from all walks of life. Dawnn's expertise lies in developing and implementing innovative strategies to promote employee engagement, cultural awareness, and diversity in the workplace. Dawnn excels at multitasking, anticipating needs, and serving as a vital link between the office and external contacts. Her strong organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills reflect her dedication to creating a positive and productive workplace environment.

Jane Cady Rathbone
Design Principal

jane.rathbone@hanbury.design


Jane Cady Rathbone, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C is inspired by her clients and passionate about creating design solutions to strategically position each clients’ unique needs. As both designer and former CEO, she has positioned Hanbury as a leader in higher education, with work represented on more than 150 campuses throughout the United States and abroad.


Her work spans a wide range of building types, but her passion is creating spaces for engaged learning and student success. For over 30 years she has explored the impact of space on student behavior, engagement, wellness, learning, and social outcomes. She uses post-occupancy research and case studies to inform all aspects of her work including strategic planning, programming, campus planning, and the design of award-winning campus buildings.


Jane teaches and lectures frequently on issues related to campus architecture and student life — including programs for ACUHO-I, SCUP, NASPA, APPA and Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. Her publications include book chapters on creating spaces for student engagement, the design process in the collegiate environment, and articles in Architecture Magazine as well as higher education association publications. She has served on numerous design juries, the board of directors for the Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, and several regional arts boards. She served on the ACUHO-I's foundation board and as a leader in in ACUHO-I’s “21st Century Project.” In addition, she was awarded a 2008 Parthenon Award for leadership in ACUHO-I and the 2005 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award from Rhodes College for her leadership in transforming their campus. In 2019 she received an Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Rhodes College.

Robert V. Reis
Principal, Design Director

rob.reis@hanbury.design


As design principal and design director, Rob Reis, FAIA, LEED AP is distinguished for his leadership in projects and competitions both in the U.S. and abroad. His award-winning portfolio spans government, higher education, and corporate-commercial sectors, showcasing a commitment to simplicity, clarity, and restraint-qualities he believes are essential for timeless design. His recent induction into the AIA College of Fellows marks a career pinnacle, reflecting his dedication to design excellence, innovation, and community enrichment. Celebrated for its exceptional design quality, Rob's work promotes diversity and inclusivity, creating spaces that strengthen the sense of community and heighten the design's resonance.

Kendall Roberts
Associate Principal, Architect

kendall.roberts@hanbury.design


Kendall Roberts, AIA approaches design with the keen awareness that architecture is for people. Creating spaces and places that will have an impact on its inhabitants drives him to thoughtful and resilient solutions that will continue to affect the generations to come. Not surprisingly, his portfolio reflects his preference in designing community-focused projects, but it isn't just the end user that motivates Kendall. Collaborating with passionate clients and colleagues and mentoring high school students interested in architecture, engineering and construction feeds his curiosity and love of learning.

Sarah Rosenblatt
Associate, Architect

sarah.rosenblatt@hanbury.design


Sarah Rosenblatt, AIA is a designer specializing in workplace, single-family residential, and retail projects. With an appreciation for clean lines and simplicity, she enjoys creative problem-solving and sees challenges as opportunities to enhance clients' understanding of the design process. Sarah prioritizes clear communication and meticulous organization throughout all project phases, from design and project management to construction. She thrives on fostering teamwork, enjoying the coordination and collaboration inherent in closely working with designers, consultants, and clients.

Nick E. Rossitch
Associate, Designer

nick.rossitch@hanbury.design


Nick Rossitch has an imaginative yet still practical approach to architecture. As a maker and craftsman, considering how a design is constructed is an instinctive step in Nick's design thinking. He is inspired by other creative thinkers and thrives in collaborative environments where minds of different backgrounds come together to create innovative solutions. His passion for design is not limited to architecture but expands to the greater idea of problem solving. Whether he is creating furniture in the shop or conceptualizing a building, Nick finds innovation through iterations of sketching, making, and testing.

Marni Rushing
Associate Principal, Senior Interior Designer

marni.rushing@hanbury.design


Marni Rushing, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED is a skilled interior designer with a career highlighted by her unique educational foundation, holding both a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design and a Master of Architecture. This dual expertise allows her to craft both visually compelling and highly functional spaces. Her project experience is diverse, including work on workplace interiors, aviation, lab facilities, master planning for facilities, and, more recently, multi-family interiors. Marni's commitment to environmental responsibility and energy efficiency is a hallmark of her design philosophy. She collaborates closely with clients to weave sustainable features into each project, ensuring they are not just beautiful but also efficient and eco-friendly. 

Richard J. Rusinak
Principal, Firm Operations Director

richard.rusinak@hanbury.design


Richard Rusinak, AIA is a problem-solver and a perfectionist who has worked on a wide variety of dining, housing, and historic preservation projects. In his project management capacity as a key member of Hanbury's academic practice, he brings an even demeanor and a can-do attitude. Richard particularly enjoys complex projects and the opportunities they offer for partnership with clients. He motivates his design teams to deliver projects on time, on budget, and with clarity and quality as hallmarks of the construction documents. Additionally, Richard is a member of the firm's in-house technology committee, which oversees our Revit® process. His deep knowledge of Revit Building Information Modeling helps the team develop fully-coordinated designs.

Greg Rutledge
Design Principal, Historic Preservation Architect

greg.rutledge@hanbury.design


Greg Rutledge, FAIA has helped position the firm as a leader in historic preservation with his knowledge of architectural history and preservation technology. Whether renovating a national landmark or teaching clients how to care for and adapt historic buildings, he enjoys projects with the potential to revitalize communities. His experience includes project management, architectural planning, design and documentation and preservation and cultural resource management plans. Greg is an active member of the Association for Preservation Technology International and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and is currently serving on the Architectural Review Board for Norfolk, Virginia.

R. Jordan Ryland
Architect

jordan.ryland@hanbury.design


R. Jordan Ryland is an architect and project manager with experience across single and multi-family residential, commercial, and hospitality projects. Jordan appreciates the challenge of practicing architecture – navigating design principles with rules and regulations. He enjoys the collaboration, detail, and iteration that goes into design development. Jordan has a keen eye for the technical aspects of design including detailing and construction means and methods – including from his own previous experience as a carpenter and builder apprentice.

Reid A. Sabin
Principal, Planner

reid.sabin@hanbury.design


Reid Sabin, ASLA is an integral member of Hanbury's campus planning team, helping to develop campus master plans and housing master plans for public and private universities both large and small. As a landscape architect, he is cross-trained in most practice areas, including sustainability, land planning, geosciences, and civil engineering. Reid utilizes a combination of hand sketches and rendering in addition to his computer skills with BIM software, Adobe Photoshop, and InDesign Creative Suite to accomplish his work. Reid gained experience in land planning at various firms prior to joining Hanbury. He is an active member of ASLA and SCUP.

Adam Schultz
Associate, Architect

aschultz@hewv.com


Adam Schultz, AIA believes in the architecture of “connection” for strengthening the success of living/learning environments. He spearheads Hanbury's Summer Scholar Legacy program, in which undergraduate and graduate design students work side by side with firm professionals during the summer months. Adam holds a Virginia teaching license for grades K-12, with an endorsement in art education, and regularly exhibits his artwork in regional galleries.

Annette Scott
Assistant Project Manager

annette.scott@hanbury.design


As an assistant project manager, Annette Scott CDT, CDFA, GGP is an instrumental addition to any project team. An admitted people person with scrutinizing standards, Annette applies her broad skill set to streamline the project process while staying mindful of the client's needs and concerns.

Mark Sechrist
IT Engineer

mark.sechrist@hanbury.design


As an IT Engineer, Mark Sechrist ensures the firm's technology operates smoothly and efficiently. Following the pandemic, Mark has been instrumental in guiding the firm through the technological and digital aspects of remote and hybrid work. He aids project teams in integrating new and advanced technologies into the design process, providing support with both software and hardware, including virtual reality tools and 3D printing. Recognized for his troubleshooting abilities, Mark is also valued for his calm and approachable demeanor in his IT role.

Megan Sigmon
Associate, Interior Designer

megan.sigmon@hanbury.design


Megan Sigmon, CID, IIDA has been designing creative, functional interiors for almost a decade. While closely collaborating with engineers and architects to maximize space, functionality, and ensure code compliance, it is Megan's personal aim to provide solutions that reflect the personality and goals of her clients. Through conversations about their day-to-day routines, their brand, and what they want to achieve, Megan incorporates this deep understanding into her design process to manifest unexpected and aesthetically pleasing spaces that accommodate her clients' needs.

Chris Small
Principal, Science Market Leader

chris.small@hanbury.design


Chris Small PE, LEED AP transitioned into laboratory facilities from an engineering background, leveraging his innate talent for project management. He finds the dynamic nature of each lab project invigorating, relishing the complexity and the challenge of bringing together the right people to achieve optimal solutions. With a familial connection to farming, Chris is particularly drawn to ag-biotech projects. His dedication to mastering ag-biotech design has taken him around the globe, where he has gleaned best practices and refined industry standards for greenhouse projects. His work is recognized for inspiring interdisciplinary collaboration and for attracting top talent. Throughout his career, Chris has cultivated deep client relationships, serving as a trusted advisor across projects of varying scales, while championing exceptional design in laboratory settings. A recognized authority in research facilities, Chris is a recurring speaker at the Lab Design Conference, a premier industry event.

Ross Smith
Project Architect

ross.smith@hanbury.design


Recognized for his collaborative mindset and commitment to client satisfaction, Ross Smith, AIA is adept at delivering creative solutions that balance the objectives of each stakeholder. His specialization lies in mixed-use and planning projects, where he has demonstrated leadership skills in managing multidisciplinary teams and overseeing projects of varying complexity. Driven by curiosity and a knack for creative problem-solving, Ross tackles design challenges with contagious enthusiasm. He strives to understand and fulfill each client's objectives, producing designs that not only reflect the client's vision but also promote collaboration. Skillfully adapting to the ever-changing industry landscape, Ross navigates shifting priorities and market trends with resourcefulness and meticulous attention, ensuring the consistent success of his design projects

Ramon E. Soledispa
Associate, Architect

ramon.soledispa@hanbury.design


Ramon Soledispa, RA CAE joined the firm in 2006, bringing with him experience as a designer and construction supervisor from his native Ecuador. Known for his profound knowledge of building technology, Ramon has been a vital part of design teams for a diverse array of projects throughout his career. Recently, his focus has shifted to university renovations, expansions, and the design of residence and amenity facilities. Additionally, Ramon played a leading role in organizing an international design retreat to São Paulo and Brasília, Brazil, where colleagues studied the work of Oscar Niemey.

Stephen Ste. Marie
Associate Principal, Architect

steve.stemarie@hanbury.design


Stephen M. Ste. Marie, AIA an associate principal and architect, possesses extensive experience in various roles, notably focusing on student services facilities. He thrives on tackling intricate technical challenges, excelling in space planning and refining design details in construction documents. Steve's meticulous approach extends across project management, architectural design, field investigation, construction inspection, and more. Clients value his thoroughness in value engineering, quality management, and the preparation of studies and reports. Steve's dedication to excellence ensures comprehensive support throughout all project phases, earning him respect and appreciation from clients.

D. Keith Storms
President, Principal, Planner, Board of Directors

keith.storms@hanbury.design


Keith Storms, AIA, LEED AP is President of Hanbury and a leader of the campus planning team. He focuses on helping university clients achieve their strategic goals through comprehensive and engaged planning processes, guiding multiple stakeholders toward a common strategic vision. He is passionate about the potential of the campus planning process to make a positive environmental impact and also enhance the resilience of the campus and broader community. As an architect and planner, Keith’s broad experience covers all layers of the planning spectrum from comprehensive master plans and sector plans to feasibility studies and programming efforts.

Nichole Suitter
Interior Designer, Associate

nichole.suitter@hanbury.design


Nichole Suitter, CID specializes in commercial design, excelling in design conceptualization, development, and implementation. She collaborates seamlessly with architectural teams, creating spaces that blend functionality with beauty. Nichole excels in communicating complex ideas clearly, whether to clients, stakeholders, or colleagues, ensuring successful collaboration and a unified vision for every project. Beyond her role as an interior designer, Nichole is also an enthusiastic coordinator of office social activities and sporting events. Her infectious energy and passion for teamwork help foster a more positive and collaborative workplace environment.

Lisa J. Syfrett
Associate, Director of Administration

lisa.syfrett@hanbury.design


Living by the motto, "It's my job to make your job easier," Lisa Syfrett, CDFA plays a vital role in supporting project managers and projects at Hanbury. She enhances the firm's project management processes with her expertise in Newforma Project Center (NPC) software, acting as both a trainer and technical support provider. Lisa's responsibilities extend to USGBC LEED® coordination, and she manages all conference-related tasks within the office. She takes particular pride in her contribution to helping Rice University's McMurtry and Duncan Colleges achieve LEED Gold certification.

Johnathan Tan
Designer

johnathan.tan@hanbury.design


Johnathan is a highly focused and adaptable designer with strong attention to order and detail. He enjoys working with clients to find solutions that balance cost and budget awareness with good design. He leverages his background in branding and creative industries to understand the importance of environmental graphics in architecture and buildings. He draws inspiration from outside interests and passions into his design work – including appreciation of cinematography, gaming and a love of culinary arts and screenprinting. Johnathan is excited to explore the potential of new technologies like virtual and augmented reality in the design process.

Ashley Teer
Designer

ashley.teer@hanbury.design


Ashley Teer is a designer working at the intersection of architecture and urban design. Her longtime experience as a photographer directly informs how she looks at the built environment, through the lens of light, materials and textures. Ashley especially loves contributing to schematic design, helping shape the foundation and direction of the project toward the greatest impact, and she enjoys finding different ways to innovate in the documentation and publication process through photography, artistic diagrams, and writing. Ashley cares about participatory design processes that closely involve the community as co-designers.

Marie E. Touré
Associate, Project Accountant

marie.toure@hanbury.design


Marie Toure, a project accountant and Deltek Vision administrator, excels as a natural problem-solver. She approaches challenges, from account reconciliation to optimizing macros and workflows, with determination and resourcefulness. Her precision in data entry and communication ensures the firm's projects and records are managed efficiently. Marie takes pride in her ability to navigate and address the complex aspects of Deltek Vision, enhancing the performance of this critical databasing tool for the firm's benefit.

David Turnbull
Associate Principal, IT Director

david.turnbull@hanbury.design


As the Director of Information Technology, David Turnbull brings his technical expertise honed through a career spanning IT engineering and management roles to lead and manage all IT functions for the firm. With a focus on maintaining robust and secure technology platforms, he navigates evolving design tools and firm growth with clarity and innovation. David oversees physical and virtual infrastructure, networking, telecommunications, and application support, ensuring operational smoothness while effectively navigating technical challenges.

Katrina Van Orden
Associate, Designer

katrina.vanorden@hanbury.design


As Katrina Van Orden earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree while working at Hanbury part time, she developed an appreciation for incorporating simple sustainable solutions within the scope of complex projects. Katrina, now a full-time designer, is inspired by the blend of passive design and technology to create enjoyable spaces for the everyday. Katrina is motivated to design accessible spaces with the comprehensive user experience at heart.

Krista VanHoutteghem
Associate, Project Manager, Campus Planner

krista.vanhoutteghem@hanbury.design


Krista VanHoutteghem, AIA, MCD is a project manager and campus planner known for her expertise in campus and community planning, as well as her commitment to fostering inclusivity. With a focus on addressing the most pressing issues affecting higher education, from aging infrastructure to the need for flexible, adaptable spaces, Krista is adept at creating design solutions that respond to the rapidly changing landscape. Krista's architectural approach emphasizes community engagement, reflecting her belief that successful projects prioritize inclusivity and engagement from the outset. By working closely with clients and stakeholders, Krista develops a comprehensive understanding of their goals and values, enabling her to create designs that are authentic representations of the communities they serve.

Nicholas E. Vlattas
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER EMERITUS

As the former COO of the firm, Nick Vlattas significantly influenced its finances, operations, and management. Known for his accuracy, thoroughness, and reliability, he was a dependable resource for the firm, its employees, and clients. Over his 40-plus years with Hanbury, Nick contributed to its growth and practice expansion through key roles in more than 75 projects. He ensured the firm stayed at the forefront of architectural technology and met client specifications for cost, quality, and schedule. Committed to supporting others' success, Nick initiated the Summer Scholars program in 2003, benefiting over 100 students from 32 universities, and fostered the development of the Academy, an in-house continuing education program.

Zoque Wahid
Designer

zoque.wahid@hanbury.design


A recent graduate, Zoque Wahid is passionate about exploring the urban fabric of cities and specializes in creating imaginative, human-centric designs. He focuses on the often-overlooked spaces between buildings, enhancing the architecture around them. With a keen interest in visualization and mixed-media art, Zoque crafts intricate micro-worlds and explores product design, blending creativity with practical insights to reimagine everyday environments.

Jean Webster
Associate Principal, Architect

jean.webster@hanbury.design


As an architect and key member of the firm’s academic design team, Jean Webster, AIA has led the creation of new residential colleges, student dining venues, science buildings, theatres, and student support spaces. She is skilled in both new construction and historically sensitive renovations, and her projects have received numerous national, state and local-level design awards. She is attracted to complexity and innovation; a recent project included award-winning prefabricated bathroom pods. Jean's deep knowledge of Revit® helps her teams develop fully-coordinated designs.

Ben Winn
Director of Building Information Modeling

ben.winn@hanbury.design


Ben Winn harnesses technology and collaboration to create elegant solutions for complex challenges. As the BIM Director, he oversees all BIM-related activities and ensures the successful delivery of projects, drawing on his unique blend of technical and creative skills to consistently deliver exceptional results. Ben views design as a means of organizing and engaging with the world, an approach that has instilled deep curiosity and empathy in the present. A tireless innovator, Ben conducts extensive research into new technology and workflows to stay ahead of the curve. He adopts and implements advanced tools, continually exploring new ways to improve efficiency and accuracy, significantly improving the client experience.

Alec Yuzhbabenko

Design Principal, Architect, Board of Directors

alec.yuzhbabenko@hanbury.design


Inspired by the arts, Alec Yuzhbabenko, AIA views creativity as a practice and the design process as iterative. Often challenging the status quo, he seeks to elevate the human experience through his inquisitive, collaborative and creative approach. Having moved to the United States from Odessa, Ukraine as a child, his professional work ethic and demeanor were uniquely shaped by the experience of immigration, enculturation, and a desire to succeed.


Alec’s steadfast pursuit of excellence and combination of natural talent, intellectual clarity, and genuine inclusiveness are invaluable assets for his clients and colleagues. Intrigued by the challenge of designing remarkable, human-centered projects, he brings a commitment to shaping a well-crafted public realm to his design work.


As Design Principal, Alec pursues ambitious design projects, focusing on how the human experience can inform the way that buildings and cities are designed. Since joining Hanbury’s Norfolk office in 2017, he has spearheaded design on a variety of mixed-use, commercial, planning and higher education projects. Whether he is leading a project or providing thought leadership in the studio, Alec has a clear passion that extends beyond architecture and into valuable advocacy for human-centered design.

Morgan Yuzhbabenko
Communications + Public Relations Specialist

morgan.yuzhbabenko@hanbury.design


As a Communications & Public Relations Specialist, Morgan Yuzhbabenko enhances the firm's visibility through strategic communications and branding initiatives. With over twelve years of industry experience, she has developed expertise in strategic marketing, creative development, and external engagement. A leader in communication strategies, Morgan leverages her expertise to cultivate a distinct, unified brand voice, employing cross-functional processes to ideate creative storytelling opportunities. A natural collaborator, she works with internal and external partners to identify and develop compelling narratives, enhancing the firm's visibility and perception.

Megan Zapoli
Architect

megan.zapoli@hanbury.design


With a human-centric approach and a passion for teamwork, Megan Zapoli excels in multidisciplinary settings, including academia where she teaches a Master's level Architectural Design Studio. As an architect, her expertise spans from lighting design to project management, prioritizing understanding client needs through open dialogue and empathetic engagement. Megan tailors her support to evolve with clients, demonstrating a dedication that enriches projects and fosters meaningful partnerships.