The Seattle and San Francisco offices of NBBJ announce the promotion of three new principals. The appointments—which were among more than 60 promotions across the firm’s ten offices—recognize the employees for outstanding client service, innovation, contribution to the NBBJ organization, and community participation.
Laurie Chambers, LEED AP, Principal, NBBJ San Francisco
Laurie Chambers is a project principal and leader in NBBJ’s San Francisco office. With more than 25 years of experience in the United States, Asia, and the Middle East, Laurie joined NBBJ in 2010 to lead the project delivery of the Samsung Semiconductor Headquarters in San Jose among other projects. He manages four separate Bay Area site offices working on projects with Google, Samsung, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, and Kaiser Permanente. He also serves the community by providing facility planning counsel to Rubicon Programs and New Door Ventures, programs that work with at-risk youth. He holds a master of architecture from Texas A&M University and a bachelor of architecture from Canterbury College of Art.
Mindy Levine-Archer, Principal, NBBJ Seattle
Mindy Levine is a design leader for NBBJ’s civic and commercial practice in Seattle. She works closely with clients to translate their mission, vision and goals into inspiring environments. Since joining the firm in 1999, she has led projects from the early conceptual design phase through building completion, including the City Center Plaza in Bellevue and the WSECU Headquarters and Department of Enterprise Services in Olympia. Currently, Mindy is spearheading work for WSECU’s University of Washington project and the Rockefeller Master Plan and Spring District Master Plan in Bellevue. In addition to her work at NBBJ, she serves on the board of the Seattle Children’s Museum. Mindy holds a master of architecture from Columbia University and a bachelor of architecture from the University of Kentucky.
Meghan Novak, Principal, NBBJ Seattle
As market manager for NBBJ’s global corporate office and commercial building design practice, Meghan Novak leads the firm’s marketing plan development and implementation efforts. Her expertise in strategic marketing has helped the firm secure significant projects such as the 640,000-square-foot Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Campus in Seattle and the 1.1 million-square-foot Google Bay View Campus in Mountain View, California. Prior to joining NBBJ in 1999, Meghan worked at the Downtown Seattle Association where she served alongside board member and NBBJ consulting partner Bill Bain Junior. Meghan graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Communications.
NBBJ promoted 22 people to senior associate:Shangwen Chiu So Eun Cho Chia-Yi Chu Janet Chung Hao Duong Earl Lee Bruce Gabert Stacie Gilliland Nick Gilliland Jay Gopal Jeff Johnson Erik Kath Lara Macklin Matt Manda Tony Murry Micheal Noll Margo Sepanski Michelle Stevenson Xin Wang Michael Ward Dan White Jessie Yan
NBBJ promoted 37 people to associate:Tyler Bohm Darcy Chang Sara Chapman Benson Chen Hung-Yang Chien Cheyenne Chong Paul Darmofal Annalise Finkler Blake Fisher Rebecca Hage Kristin Hawk Dylan Henry Drew Kane Mee Lee Pablo Licari Kim McCarthy Paul Morel Stephen Mylenski Scott Nguyen Robert Pahl Reese Parrett Jessica Parrish Matt Powell Jesse Prince Marcus Roman Dan Sakai Gail Sausser Robert Seelenbacher Mandy Seever Barry Smith Janet Susi Marc Syp Sean Waldron Travis Watson Emily Wong-Suh Hansel Yan Sunny Zhang