IA Interior Architects Opens Office in Charlotte, NC and Expands Leadership Team

Oct 04, 2013, 08:22 ET from IA Interior Architects

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IA Interior Architects (IA) is pleased to announce the opening of its Charlotte office and the appointment of its leadership team. The office is located at 201 South Tyron Street, Suite 950B, Charlotte, NC, 28202.

Sheri Ginett, NCIDQ (also Managing Director of IA's Raleigh office) is leading the office. Charlotte-based Kristin Maier, Senior Design Leader, and Douglas Gigi, Project Director, have joined IA and will be part of the leadership team, as well.

"Two years ago, we started our Raleigh office and were excited to build IA's presence in the Carolinas. Now with the addition of our Charlotte office we are completing our plan to grow within the region in order to best serve our clients," said David Bourke, Executive Director.

"I am thrilled to be a part of this next step for IA, and it is my pleasure to have Doug and Kristin on board. When we thought of opening the Charlotte location of IA, my first thoughts were of Doug and Kristin. I have known them both for over 10 years and they are very well known and respected throughout the Carolinas," said Sheri Ginett, Managing Director.

Kristin Maier, IIDA, LEED AP ID + C, joins IA from Gensler, where she served as a Project Manager and Project Designer for workplace and professional service firm clients. She has a design service-oriented approach with her clients in the financial, legal, and energy industries, among others. An active member of IIDA's Carolinas Chapter, Kristin has served as President and has held numerous positions within the organization. Kristin earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in Interior Design from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and is certified by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification.

Douglas Gigi, NCARB, AIA, LEED AP, is a Registered Architect and project manager with over 15 years of experience in a variety of building types and projects including commercial, corporate office, retail, adaptive re-use, major renovation, federal, and industrial. He has proven to be successful in developing long-term client relationships by demonstrating his ability to innovate, educate, and provide the client with the best feasible solution for any project. Douglas earned his degree in Architecture from Ohio State University. He is an active member of the American Institute of Architects and holds a certificate from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Prior to joining IA, Douglas was Architect and Building Department Manager for ARCADIS.

Kristin's new contact information:
Direct: 704.908.1543
Mobile: 980.322.1251
e-mail: k.maier@interiorarchitects.com

Douglas' new contact information:
Direct: 704.908.1541
Mobile: 704.626.8732
e-mail: d.gigi@interiorarchitects.com

About IA Interior Architects
Founded in 1984, IA Interior Architects is the first and largest global architectural firm focused exclusively on interior architecture and workplace strategies. IA helps clients in diverse markets worldwide align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space. IA has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, London, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, Raleigh, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC and has partner affiliates in Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia and Australia, Canada, and Latin America through the IA Global Alliance. For more information, visit www.interiorarchitects.com.

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