We are pleased to announce the promotions of Parvathy Nair, Anastasia Bespalova and Dustin Foster to Associate. As associates, they will play key roles in the development of firm culture and future leadership. Additionally, Parvathy has been promoted from Job Captain to Project Architect. Parvathy Nair, RA contributes her strong… Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Matthew Ahearn to Job Captain. In his new role, he’ll have more ownership over internal and external project coordination, building and planning code research analysis and compliance, and will have heightened responsibility for the content and quality of project drawings. “My WDA teammates… Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Garrett Wehan to Project Architect. In his new role, Garrett will lead construction observation activities, manage permitting and agency approvals processes, resolve design and technical detailing in consultation with senior staff, develop project work and mentor junior team members. Garrett says, “I am… Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Katerina Leung to Job Captain. In her new role, Katerina will have more ownership over her projects in terms of design, permitting and production as well as coordinating with consultants, engineers and vendors to ensure meeting our clients’ goals on time and on… Read more

Written by Wendy Osaki We are proud to announce we placed #47 on the San Francisco Business Times’ 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies list. Companies who made the list were ranked by percentage growth in revenue from 2017 to 2019. The 2020 Fast 100 class honorees are based in 25… Read more

WDA is pleased to announce that Jim Westover has accepted an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Art + Architecture at the University of San Francisco (USF) for fall 2020. Jim will co-teach the Materials and Methods course, where second year students will learn fundamental concepts and apply their… Read more

WDA is pleased to announce William Duff has joined the board of The San Francisco School as chair of the Site Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. Founded in 1966, the school is an independent, coeducational day school with a multicultural enrollment of K thru 8th grade students…. Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Karen Chang to Project Manager. In her new role, Karen will oversee all aspects of the design and construction process, from managing and leading her project team to ensuring client specifications and expectations are fulfilled. In addition, Karen will oversee quality control from… Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of David K. Plotkin to Principal. David’s most significant responsibilities will include cultivating new relationships and projects for the commercial practice, ensuring the professional development of WDA’s staff and managing work flow and standards. As a member of the firm’s Associates group, David also… Read more

WDA is pleased to announce William S. Duff, Jr.’s new leadership roles at Colorado State University (CSU) in Ft. Collins, Colorado. In 2018, Duff joined the University’s College of Health and Human Sciences Executive Leadership Council and was named to the Affiliate Faculty of the newly-opened Nancy Richardson Design Center…. Read more

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Telles to Associate. In his new role, Chris will continue to grow WDA’s retail practice by contributing his insights and expertise towards overall firm strategy, project management, and staff development. “We’re excited to see Chris grow into a leader within the firm… Read more