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NBBJ Announces Promotions in Firmwide Celebration

NBBJ Announces Promotions in Firmwide Celebration

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