Perkins+Will's San Francisco Office Recognizes Talented Team Members With Promotions

New Hires Add To Stable of Experienced Designers

Jun 04, 2013, 11:00 ET from Perkins+Will

SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco office of leading global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will today announced the growth of its leadership group with Andrew Wolfram having been promoted to Principal and Sara Andersen to Associate Principal. Further promotions went to James Mallery and Tim Meador who have both been named Associates. Additionally, office new hires include Design Principal Jeffrey Till and Senior Associate Paul Schuette, who joins the Planning+Strategies practice.

"It's particularly satisfying to not only be able to attract top talent, but to be able to recognize the talent we see here every day," said Peter Busby, C.M., AIA, FRAIC, LEED AP, Managing Director of the Perkins+Will San Francisco office. "Paul Schuette will be instrumental in the Planning+Strategies practice in San Francisco. And, of course, we are delighted to announce the promotions of our colleagues. Andrew Wollfram has been invaluable to San Francisco's success as has Sara Andersen, and James Mallery and Tim Meador are outstanding individuals."

Andrew Wolfram, AIA, LEED AP, is the Preservation+Reuse Global Leader for Perkins+Will and has more than 25 years of experience working on the adaptive reuse of significant historic buildings as well as other complex urban projects. Wolfram has now been appointed as Principal in the San Francisco office and will continue his focus on transformative and significant work in adaptive reuse and urban infill. Wolfram has led projects that have made a meaningful contribution to the quality of life in the Bay Area. Some of his projects include the Ferry Building renovation, the Presidio Landmark, the renovation of 140 New Montgomery Street, and the Officers' Club at the Presidio of San Francisco, one of the oldest buildings in San Francisco.

Sara Andersen, AIA, LEED AP ID+C, has been promoted to Associate Principal. She currently serves as the Interior Design Discipline Leader for the San Francisco office. New Senior Associate Paul Schuette, AIA, LEED AP, will be the regional leader of the firm's Planning+Strategies practice, which is an established practice that is extending its reach to the West Coast. Prior to joining Perkins+Will, Schuette worked in multiple sectors including technology, government, utilities, and energy as a former West Coast Practice Director for AECOM. James Mallery, LEED AP BD+C, has been a project architect at Perkins+Will since 2008 and was promoted to Associate. Additionally, Tim Meador, LEED AP BD+C was promoted to Associate; he serves as a Digital Practice Manager.

The Perkins+Will San Francisco office has a distinguished history and portfolio of award-winning architecture, interiors, and urban design projects across the region, nation, and world. Having designed some of the Bay Area's most transformative projects, it is known for creativity, invention, a collaborative style, and a knowledge-based practice. Its projects build community, enrich education and research, invigorate campuses, waterfronts and urban districts, and return former icons to glory. For more information on the San Francisco office, please visit

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