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Shepley Bulfinch’s Jennifer Aliber and Angela Watson elected to AIA College of Fellows.

SV Design (Siemasko + Verbridge) is pleased to announce the addition of Jesse Chmiel to our Beverly office. Jesse is returning as a Residential Staff Designer, having previously interned in our Interior Design department in 2016. Jesse holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Endicott College and is currently pursuing a Masters in Architecture at Boston Architectural College. Her pursuit in interiors and architecture will allow her to blend the line between the two disciplines.

Finegold Alexander Architects has appointed Josephine Penta AIA an Associate of the firm.

Finegold Alexander Architects has promoted Lara Pfadt AIA to Sustainability Coordinator for her ongoing leadership in achieving the firm’s AIA 2030 commitment and goals.

Larissa Brown, of Stantec’s Urban Places, has earned the prestigious honor of induction to the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) College of Fellows. Brown is one of just over 600 planning professionals in the country with the FAICP designation, which recognizes excellence in professional practice, teaching and mentoring, research, community service, and leadership. Brown, based in Boston, is a principal in Stantec’s Urban Places, an interdisciplinary team of urban planning, design, mobility, and resilience experts. Throughout her 25 years in the industry, she has been committed to advancing smarter growth, urban revitalization, equitable community development, sustainability, and resilience. As such, Brown provides leadership within the firm’s comprehensive planning practice and resilience groups.

SmithGroup welcomes Laurie DaForno AIA, LEED AP, as a project architect with the Boston office’s Science and Technology studio. Laurie has 15 years of experience in the planning, design and construction of large, complex projects, and is excited to help expand SmithGroup’s Science & Technology presence in New England.

Kaplan Construction president named to ENR New England’s 2018 Top Young Professionals list. Nate Peck awarded prestigious honor for industry involvement.

Finegold Alexander Architects has appointed Robert Law AIA an Associate of the firm.

SV Design (Siemasko + Verbridge) welcomes Sandra Harrison to our Chatham office. She brings her knowledge of customer service, graphic design, and marketing to support the SV team with artistic production and administration. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications Media from Fitchburg State University.

GUND Partnership has promoted Scott Westerbeke AIA, LEED AP to Associate. Scott joined GUND in 2004 and has worked on a large variety of project types during his tenure, including studio art facilities, dining halls, and student housing for higher education institutions; art galleries; and high-end residential projects.