Diane Hoskins As one of Gensler's Executive Directors, Diane has guided the firm in developing an industry leading research program as well as metrics that quantify the productivity, sustainability and economic impact of Gensler's architecture and design work. Learn more about Diane's vision for the intersection of design and performance by contacting her at email@example.com.
Dan Winey is a member of Gensler's Board of Directors and the Regional Managing Principal of our Northwest region. Our offices in Shanghai and Beijing were launched under Dan's purview, and he's been a key member of our Shanghai Tower team from initial project win through construction. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robin Klehr Avia's 34 years of design experience, 30 with Gensler, have set the foundation for her role as managing principal of the Northeast Region. She oversees operations, policies, for the New York office, as well as offices in Boston and Morristown, New Jersey. Ms. Klehr's projects have been published in Interiors, Interior Design, Contract Design, Architectural Record, World Architecture, and Southeast Asia Building. Many received design awards, including Swiss Re, which won the IIDA Decade of Design award. Contact her at email@example.com.
Aaron Birney is a designer who thrives on the fast pace and creative integration of translating brands into the built environment. Aaron approaches design holistically, considering the many different elements that define a strong user experience and that represent the brand. For each project, he pairs his understanding of human behavior with the exploration of environmental, architectural, product, retail, and graphic design solutions to create a cohesive experience. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lara Marrero views shopping as both an art and a science. Her education in marketing and psychology combined with her love of boots, bags, and baubles, arms her with unique insight into retail and ethnographic trends. Working with Gensler's strategy and design teams, she helps inform the design process through research, trend analysis, and her knowledge of brands and consumer needs. Lara is a senior associate and the marketing manager in the Los Angeles office. You can contact her at email@example.com.
Keith Fuchigami is a registered architect with more than 34 years of professional experience. When he's not thinking about how the programming and the design of sporting venues affect how fans experience the games, he's rooting for his favorite teams to get a leg up on the competition. He also loves to speak at public events about the future of sports and recreation facilities. Got a question? Send him an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ryan Whitacre is an architectural designer in Gensler's Sports & Entertainment studio in the Los Angeles office, where he serves as the studio's sustainable design leader. In addition to the design of sports venues, he is also passionate about prefabricated assembly techniques, sustainable building design, and the nexus between sport and aesthetics (logos, uniforms, branding, etc.). Contact him at email@example.com.
Michael Bodziner is a leader of Gensler's global retail practice and principal in our San Francisco office. Constantly researching retail's interrelation with society, economy and human emotional response, Michael is an advocate for authentic experiences that enrich the lives of both consumers and retailers. As a convergent thinker, he incorporates lessons learned from Gensler's hospitality, branding and entertainment practices to create holistic retail environments. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lisa Bottom is a principal in Gensler's San Francisco office focused on work with law firms and professional practice organizations, as well as participation in the Product Design practice. Her passion is developing a culture of excellence in client service. Contact her at email@example.com.
Barry Bourbon AIA, LEED® AP, is a leader of Gensler's global retail practice and a principal in the San Francisco office. With a constant eye on the latest tools and technologies that connect consumers and retailers, Barry inspires colleagues to stay focused on the rapidly evolving issues facing clients, and to design for the holistic experience of a brand. Never one to shy from a challenge, Barry is an expert problem solver who excels at leading multi-location, multi-disciplinary teams with the tightest schedules and budgets. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chris Johnson is managing principal of Gensler for the UK, Europe and the Gulf Region and a member of Gensler's Board of Directors. An award-winning architect, he is the creative force behind flagship projects such as the new GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters) and The Gate in Dubai, home to the Dubai Stock Exchange. Contact him at email@example.com.
Kathleen Jordan is a principal in Gensler's New York office, and a leader of our retail practice with over 24 years of experience across the United States and internationally. Kathleen has led a broad range of retail design projects as both an outside consultant and as an in-house designer. She has led projects from merchandising and design development all the way through construction documentation and administration, and many of her projects have earned national and international design awards. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gervais Tompkin chooses to be optimistic. He thrives on collaborations with others and is more likely to diagram it than talk about it. His practice as a leader of Gensler's consulting practice allows him to work with interesting people on worthy problems globally. Contact him at email@example.com.
Ian Mulcahey runs Gensler's firm wide planning and urban design practice area. As the leader of a multidisciplinary team of planners, architects, and urban designers, he's interested in creating compelling spaces that add to the richness of urban environments, and he recognizes the competing political, commercial, and social forces that influence urban planning and design. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Irwin Miller is a co-leader of Gensler's global retail practice, and a design principal in the Los Angeles office. Focused on brand integration and user experience in retail environments, Irwin is forever motivated by his own daily encounters with design – finding inspirations everywhere from the county fair to summer holidays with family in Europe. Contact him at email@example.com.
Ron Turner, FAIA, LEED® AP, is Gensler's director of sports and entertainment, and a principal in the Los Angeles office. A recognized leader in international sports facility design, Ron Turner has over thirty years of experience dedicated to creating iconic event center designs that generate increased revenue, build civic brands, and employ innovative technologies. As a founder of sports design practices for Ellerbe Becket, NBBJ, RTKL and now Gensler, Ron has led design teams for numerous professional and collegiate venues and sports-anchored entertainment districts around the world. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maureen Boyer is co-leader of Gensler's global retail centers practice and a senior associate in our San Francisco office with over 25 years of experience in design, project management and construction management. Maureen focuses on reinventing and redeveloping retail environments, with a balanced emphasis between architecture and interior design. Through her continuous research of ever-changing consumer behavior and shopping trends, Maureen executes a uniquely customized, integrated multi-channel solution for her clients and their customers. Contact her at email@example.com.
John Bricker is a principal in Gensler's New York office and a leader of the firm's global Brand Design practice. With Gensler for more than 30 years, John's holistic approach to the design process encompasses brand development, retail environments, branded workplaces, showrooms, exhibition design, identity, print, and environmental communications. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beth Campbell is an entrepreneur's architect, combining her MBA with a passion for architectural design. Her core belief is that no problem exists without a solution being present; the fun is in linking the two. Contact Beth at email@example.com.
Anne Alexander is a graphic designer on Gensler's marketing team, and founder of our Los Angeles office's gServe initiative. gServe targets community outreach in LA, and to date has completed projects ranging from donating an edible garden to a local children's center to renovating 20 transitional housing units for battered women. Today, she's on the team rebuilding the Ecole Nationale Jacob Martin Henriquez school in Haiti. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jonathan Emmett co-leads Gensler's sports practice, and is an associate in the firm's Los Angeles office. Jonathan has dedicated his career to the design of sports and entertainment venues and districts, combining his extensive technical knowledge of sports venues with his passion for great design in order to create exceptional experiences for sports fans, teams and partners. Contact him at email@example.com.
Ross Conway is a design director for the Lifestyle studio in Gensler's Dallas office. With over 29 years of design experience, Ross is recognized as a restaurant specialist. He has designed eateries in every venue imaginable and has a wealth of retail-knowledge and consumer trends. His work includes all aspects of retail and restaurant design from ground up base building construction to graphic design. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Laura Crescimano is fascinated by the un-likely, the unheard of, and the in-between. At the intersection of research and architecture, Laura focuses on using design as a strategic tool–formally and organizationally–in both the public and private sector. She has led classes on public space and the culture of design. Laura is a designer and strategist at Gensler San Francisco and serves on the Board of Directors for AIA San Francisco. Contact her at email@example.com.
Richard Fencl is a principal at Gensler, and technical director for our north central region. Dick loves to talk building technology, and delights in explaining concepts ranging from the best way to create a water resistant building envelope (harder than it looks) to why we place concrete—we never pour it! Got a question about the best way to detail a building? Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rick Ferrara, LEED AP, is a senior associate in Gensler's Dallas office, and leader of the firm's retail practice in the south central region. With more than 20 years experience in office, hospitality, retail and service facilities, Rick has been responsible for conceptual design and construction administration on more than 2 million square feet of built space. Rick has been instrumental in assisting multiple projects in integrating sustainable design into their facilities, with a special interest in the retail sector. Contact him at email@example.com.
Jim Furr is a Houstonian who loves his city, its culture—and particularly its arts. A longtime-supporter of Houston Ballet, he's honored to lead our team in designing the Center for Dance, Houston's newest arts facility. Jim is managing principal of our south central region as well as a Fellow of the AIA, and you can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deanna Francl is a principal in Gensler's Washington, DC office and a leader of the firm's brand design practice. She relies on unique marketing and business insights developed over her 15-year career. She is an integral part of brand strategy and development including preparation, research and facilitation of visioning sessions. Her current responsibilities also encompass studio leadership and management. Contact her at email@example.com.
Kari Frontera secretly desires to one day turn every workplace into a gym thus eliminating the excuse of not having the time/opportunity to fit in a workout. Believing that the world's problems can be solved through sport, she strives to bring in an element of recreation to every project. Kari is the Southeast region's practice area leader in Sports and is always willing to discuss the intricacies of recreation and fitness facilities. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doug Gensler travels the world in search of the next innovation in sustainable design. He leads our global work with PNC, and is a principal and managing director of the Boston office of Gensler. Contact him at email@example.com.
Philip Gillard is a principal in Gensler's London office and a leader of the firm's education practice. Philip has lectured in the US, UK and Middle East, most recently speaking on the "Sustainability of Learning" as the keynote speaker at the US Green Building Council's Learning Summit. He is a visiting tutor at the London Metropolitan University and acts as a mentor to design students at the University of Hawaii. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Glover is design director and associate in Gensler's Los Angeles, California, office. He co-leads the firm's retail centers practice and is a frequent writer and speaker on the fundamental shifts in the retail industry, and the ways retail center owners and operators can successfully address those shifts. Contact him at email@example.com.
Jordan Goldstein is a principal and managing director in Gensler's Washington DC office, leading award-winning projects in mixed use, hospitality, retail, education and brand strategy. Jordan is a registered architect in five states, a LEED accredited professional, and was named as one of the "40-Under-40" national industry leaders in Building Design & Construction magazine in 2007. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michael Hanley is a designer in the education practice at Gensler's Chicago office and has a background in journalism. He's interested in the unique design opportunities presented by urban college campuses such as Columbia College Chicago, and finding innovative ways to connect higher learning institutions with speculative development enterprises. Contact him at email@example.com.
Jeff Henry is a principal and design director for retail design and store planning studio at Gensler's San Francisco office. Jeff's conceptual approach to design is enhanced by his attention to detail. His ability to provide creative solutions to complex design problems has made him a valued leader of many Gensler project teams. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Herjeczki is a design director in Gensler's Los Angeles office. A design leader with a deep commitment to innovation and a passion for ideas-driven design, Herjeczki combines rigorous design investigation and technical innovation to shape high-quality projects for both institutional and commercial clients. Contact him at email@example.com.
Randy Howder is an associate in Gensler's San Francisco office and a senior strategist in the firm's consulting practice. His particular focus is the evolution of work and the workplace's changing role in the future. With a portfolio that reflects his diverse skill set, he has helped the FBI, HP, Genentech, Harvard, Chevron, Facebook, and other clients align their workplace environments with their strategic goals. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brooks Huston is an associate in Gensler New York's consulting studio. He began his career as an intern in Gensler's London office. In his four years Brooks has worked across a broad range of industries from pharmaceuticals to financial services. His focus is helping clients better understand their organization's work patterns and developing the strategies and communication tools to make effective change. Contact him at email@example.com.
Amberlee Isabella is an interior and graphic designer in Gensler's Atlanta office focused on international retail work and is part of the team that is bringing Abercrombie and Fitch abroad. Amberlee has a passion for branding, trend forecasting and fashion. In college, she led the largest student-run philanthropy in the Southeast, DanceBlue which inspired her interest in nonprofit design. In 2010, Amberlee spoke at NeoCon on personal branding and is currently serving on the IIDA Georgia board. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tom Ito is a principal in Gensler's Los Angeles office and a leader of the firm's global hospitality practice. Providing overall direction for all hospitality projects, Tom assures that the practice achieves sustainable design, innovation and strong client service on each project. Tom launched Gensler's hospitality practice with the renovation of the Beverly Hills Hotel and has since developed the practice on an international scale with clients throughout Asia, the UK, the Middle East and the Americas. Contact him at email@example.com.
Kyle Jeffrey is a retail design director and senior associate in Gensler's Dallas office. Kyle is a specialist in retail design, fixture design and displays, merchandising and branding. He also has a clear grasp of what it takes to create a positive customer experience and satisfy key financial drivers for success. Kyle's keen ability to experience the design process from manufacturing to merchandising and branding to implementation greatly informs his designs and understanding of the different needs of all the retail players. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chris Jerde is a member of the LA Consulting group since 2005 and the SF group since 2010, I have brought a unique expertise to the practice area and the firm at-large. Contact him at email@example.com.
Hao Ko is a senior associate and design director in Gensler's San Francisco office. As design director for both the LEED Gold certified Three PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh, PA, and LEED Platinum registered PNC Place in Washington, DC, he's played a key role in advancing our work in designing high-performance office buildings. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nila J Leiserowitz has spent 30 years pushing the limits of interior design and workplace performance strategy. Her passion for interior spaces and improving their service to the people who use those environments also drives her continued pursuit of education and outreach within the industry and beyond. Contact her at email@example.com.
Jay Longo is a principal in Gensler's Chicago office and a leader of the firm's global headquarters practice. A sustainable design director, Jay had led green headquarters projects for corporations including Amcol and Panduit and community organizations including the Center on Halsted. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Julissa López-Hodoyán is a senior urban designer / planner based in the London Office and working on master plans in North Africa and the Middle East. She has experience in urban regeneration both in the USA and UK and is a firm believer that the way we experience cities contributes to quality of life. Contact her at email@example.com.
Steve Meier is a principal in the Chicago office of Gensler. Steve combines a user-driven approach to design with a passion for sustainability, as seen in the design of headquarters, office buildings, and workplaces for clients such as BP, Navteq, Wilson Sporting Goods, Radio Flyer, and Johnson Controls. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tom Mulhern a strategic planner in Gensler's Chicago office, works at the intersection of people, space, and technology. He consults with clients and design teams to identify and create contexts for great design. Tom is fascinated with the synergies of office space and the challenges, and unexpected synergies, that designing a great workplace present. Got a workplace design question? Shoot Tom an email at email@example.com.
Janice Natchek is a senior associate in Gensler's San Francisco office, specializing in visual communications and experiential design with a focus on brand development. Once listed as one of the Bay Area's Top 30 Designers Under 30, Janice examines the deep connection between consumers and brands, and creates uniquely personal design solutions for her clients that strengthen those emotional connections and build long-lasting loyalty. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Janine Pesci is Gensler's director of talent development. She recognizes that knowledge sharing is a key practice of high-performance organizations. Her 25-years of experience in organizational development helped her pioneer the talent development studio at Gensler. She remains interested in the ways design can facilitate innovative professional development. Email her at email@example.com.
Judy Pesek is the co-regional managing principal of Gensler's southcentral region and a founding member of the firm's Workplace Taskforce. An interiors dynamo, Judy lends her considerable workplace expertise as an adjunct professor at UT Austin and as a regular contributor to D-CEO magazine in Dallas. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Janet Pogue is a principal in Gensler's Washington, D.C. office. She co-leads the firm's workplace practice and is a frequent writer and speaker on the critical issues affecting the design of high performing work environments. Contact her at email@example.com.
Lisa Pope-Westerman is a design director in Gensler's Houston office. Her background includes 15 years design experience on a variety of projects including restaurants, retail, and hospitality. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nellie Reid is a director of sustainable design for Gensler. She founded the Los Angeles chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council and served as board vice chair from 2004 to 2007. She also founded the A+D Sustainable Design Leaders Summit, a meeting of sustainable design leaders from 50 large architecture and design firms. Reid thinks that "sustainability should not just be a noble goal, but a core factor in all decisions." Contact her at email@example.com.
Owain Roberts is a retail design director in Gensler's London office. With a clear understanding that consumers see design as a single idea, not a series of separate elements, he encourages a seamless relationship between graphic design and environmental design to create complete retail experiences. His broad range of experience in environmental design covers both retail and commercial interiors and also branding exercises for high profile projects. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.