DLR Group Appoints New Principals

DLR Group has appointed 48 employee-owners as Principals in the Firm. These individuals represent the integrated design services of architecture, engineering, planning, and interiors and the professionals in the disciplines of finance, firm administration, and marketing. Leaders from all DLR Group core markets were recognized as well as new employee-owners from design studios Momenta, Studio Hive, Kwan Henmi, and Staffelbach which have all joined DLR Group in past 12 months.

“This has been a year of growth and the leadership capital in DLR Group is stronger and more diverse than at any point in our history,” said DLR Group CEO Griff Davenport, AIA. “DLR Group is driven by a leadership culture and our new Principals will be instrumental in fulfilling our promise to elevate the human experience through design.”

The following individuals were recently appointed as DLR Group Principals. Detailed information for each can be found here.

  • John Bechtel, AIA (Los Angeles) – Architecture
  • Shari Bjork, LEED AP (Minneapolis) – Interiors
  • Christopher Block, RA, CDT (Cleveland) – Architecture
  • Art Bloodworth, RID (Dallas) – Interiors
  • Cynthia Byars, RID, LEEP AP (Dallas) – Interiors
  • David Contag, PLA, ASLA (Overland Park, Kan.) – Architecture
  • Greg Cromer, AIA (Denver) – Architecture
  • Kevin Curran, AIA, LEED AP (Chicago) – Architecture
  • Thomas Dieterle (Cleveland) – Architecture
  • Laura Dulski, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (San Francisco) – Architecture
  • Mark Dunbar, Esq. (Omaha, Neb.) – Administration
  • Michael Fant (Cleveland) – Architecture
  • Kevin Fleming, AIA, LEED AP (Riverside, Calif.) – Architecture
  • Shawn Gaither, AIA, LEED AP (Minneapolis) – Architecture
  • Cesar Garcia, PE, LEED AP BD+C (Omaha, Neb.) – Engineering
  • Igor Goldburt, MBA (San Francisco) – Administration
  • Jonathan Grefaldon, RA, LEED AP (Dallas) – Architecture
  • Joshua Haney, RA, LEED AP (Cleveland) – Architecture
  • Jo Staffelbach Heinz, FIIDA (Dallas) – Interiors
  • Denis Henmi, FAIA, LEED AP (San Francisco) – Architecture
  • Robert Jansen, AIA, LEED AP (San Francisco) – Architecture
  • Raymond Kent, Assoc. AIA, DMC-D (Cleveland) – Architecture
  • Audrey Koehn, ASID, LEED AP (Denver) – Interiors
  • Sylvia Kwan, FAIA LEED AP BD+C (San Francisco) – Architecture
  • Janice Carleen Linster, FASID (Minneapolis) – Interiors
  • Eric Loos, PE (Overland Park, Kan.) – Engineering
  • Kirk Madison, AIA, LEED AP (Houston) – Architecture
  • Linda Mann, RID, LEED AP (Dallas) – Interiors
  • Faraaz Mirza, LEED AP (San Francisco) – Architecture
  • Karen Montovino, AIA, ALEP (Portland, Ore.) – Architecture
  • Gary Nevius, AIA, LEED AP (Overland Park, Kan.) – Architecture
  • Nicole Nichols, AIA (Orlando, Fla.) – Architecture
  • Ronok Doolen Nichols, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Orlando, Fla.) – Architecture
  • Krisan Osterby (Minneapolis) – Planning
  • Lindsey Piant Perez, AIA, GGP (Orlando, Fla.) – Architecture
  • Aaron Persen, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Omaha, Neb.) – Architecture
  • Penny Ramsey (Las Vegas) – Business Development
  • Jon Rasmussen, PE, LEED AP BD+C (Denver) – Engineering
  • Gary Retel, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Los Angeles) – Architecture
  • Stu Rothenberger, AIA, LEED AP (Philadelphia) – Architecture
  • Melissa Spearman, LEED AP DD+C (Omaha, Neb.) – Interiors
  • Andre Staffelbach, FIIDA, ASID (Dallas) – Interiors
  • Phil Stien, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Minneapolis) – Architecture
  • Charles Stroope (Dallas) – Administration
  • Michael Tome, LEED AP (Los Angeles) – Architecture
  • Jason Tran (San Francisco) – Architecture
  • Andrew Van Leeuwen, AIA, LEED AP (Des Moines, Iowa) – Architecture
  • Kate Yurko, AIA, LEED AP (Minneapolis) – Architecture