Congratulations to our newly promoted Principals, Senior Associates, and Associates.
January 9, 2015
As of January 1, 2015, Boulder Associates’ Kate Galpin, Drew Garst, and Jenny Hastings have been promoted to Principal. In addition, Angela Do, Jeff Beardsley, Mary Fiore, and Jessica Claflin have been promoted to Senior Associates, while Lance Ray, Alec Iacono, and Kellen Schauermann were named Associates.
This past year proved to be a big year for Boulder Associates as each of our five national offices has acquired new, energizing talent. As we continue to grow and train future leaders, our foundation will always remain the same: to provide superior service and care to our clients and their patients. 2014 was a great year for us and we look forward to seeing what 2015 will bring.
Kate Galpin, Associate AIA, received her Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Texas, Arlington and has been with us for over eight years. As part of the Orange County leadership team, Kate plays an integral role in managing the day-to-day operations of the expanding office. She is an incredibly talented and well-rounded healthcare planner. Her natural ability to build strong connections with our clients, close attention to detail, and solution oriented attitude are what makes her an exceptional asset to our team.
Drew Garst, AIA,holds his Master of Architecture from Texas A&M University, and has been with Boulder Associates for eleven years. Drew spent eight years in our Boulder office before moving to Dallas in 2012 to open and lead our newest regional office. Under his direction, we have successfully expanded our services and clientele throughout Texas and beyond. Last year, he led our first pro-bono project abroad to help bring accessible healthcare to thousands of orphans in Zambia.
Jenny Hastings, IIDA, CID, LEED AP ID+C, earned her Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from the California State University, Sacramento, and has been with Boulder Associates since 2004. A leader of our interior design department for our California offices, Jenny oversees the graphics team and has expanded our graphics services, improving the overall design quality of our healthcare projects. She is a cross functional project manager and constantly strives to provide a high level of service to our clients.
Angela Do, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, holds her Master of Architecture from the University of Tennessee, and has been with our firm since 2001. Angela is our most active member of the AIA Colorado North section. She regularly attends AIA events and conventions and has served in several positions on its Board of Directors, including her current role as the AIA Colorado President for 2015. As an Auxiliary Architect Licensing Advisor for NCARB, Angela mentors and guides Boulder Associates interns through the Intern Development Program and licensure process.
Jeff Beardsley, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, received his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University, and has been with Boulder Associates since 2004. Jeff is a strong leader in developing our firm-wide Building Information Modeling (BIM) standards and best practices. He is an exceptional project manager who excels in tackling some of our more technical and complicated projects.
Mary Fiore, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Virginia, and has been with our firm since 2006. In addition to having a great eye for design, Mary displayed leadership qualities early on in her career at Boulder Associates. She developed a solid foundation for our fellowship program and currently serves as the program head. Every year, she recruits, selects, trains, mentors, and educates top, professional architecture degree students from across the country. Many are later hired on with our firm after they complete their academic programs.
Jessica Claflin, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, received her Master of Architecture from the Savannah College of Art and Design, and has been with Boulder Associates since 2006. Jessica excels in managing highly complex healthcare projects. Her ability to navigate and manage large, complicated projects elevates our firm’s expertise, experience, and capabilities to deliver high quality results on the most intricate projects.
Lance Ray, AIA, DBIA, CDT, has been with Boulder Associates since 2012. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Portland State University.
Alec Iacono, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, joined the Boulder Associates team in 2014. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arizona.
Kellen Schauermann, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has been with Boulder Associates since 2011. He holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Colorado, Denver.