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Pioneers. Innovators. Thought Leaders. That’s who you get when you work with LPA. We’ve got the creativity, wisdom and experience you need to achieve your project goals.

Wendy Rogers

Wendy Rogers

Chief Executive Officer / Chief Talent Officer

Irvine, California

Dan Heinfeld

Dan Heinfeld

President

Irvine, California

James Kelly

James Kelly

Executive Vice President

Irvine, California

Charles Pruitt

Charles Pruitt

Chief Financial Officer

Irvine, California

Jon Mills

Jon Mills

Chief Operating Officer

Irvine, California

Melina Aluwi

Melina Aluwi

Managing Director

San Diego, California

Laura Jeanne Andrews

Laura Jeanne Andrews

Managing Director of Interiors

San Diego, California

Nick Arambarri

Nick Arambarri

Director of Developer

Irvine, California

Gigi Bainbridge

Gigi Bainbridge

Managing Director

San Diego, California

Steve Bakin

Steve Bakin

Managing Director of Electrical Engineering

Irvine, California

Winston Bao

Winston Bao

Director Programming + Furniture Services

Irvine, California

Richard Bienvenu

Richard Bienvenu

Director of Landscape Architecture

Irvine, California

Gary Blanton

Gary Blanton

Regional Studio Director

Dallas, Texas

John Brooks

John Brooks

Design Director

Dallas, Texas

Franco Brown

Franco Brown

Design Director

Irvine, California

David Burt

David Burt

Technical Practice Director

Dallas, Texas

Kelvin Carter

Kelvin Carter

Managing Director of Technology Services

Sacramento, California

Federico Cavazos

Federico Cavazos

Project Architect

San Antonio, Texas

Larry Chiu

Larry Chiu

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Mickey Conrad

Mickey Conrad

Principal

San Antonio, Texas

John Courtney

John Courtney

Senior Project Manager

Sacramento, California

Rick D'Amato

Rick D'Amato

Design Director

Irvine, California

Brandon de Arakal

Brandon de Arakal

Senior Project Manager

Irvine, California

Craig Drone

Craig Drone

Studio Director

Dallas, Texas

Joseph Dunn

Joseph Dunn

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Damon Dusterhoft

Damon Dusterhoft

Managing Director

Irvine, California

David Eaves

David Eaves

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Walter Estay

Walter Estay

Managing Director

San Jose, California

Steve Flanagan

Steve Flanagan

Director of Higher Education

Irvine, California

Sara Flowers

Sara Flowers

Studio Director

San Antonio, Texas

Debra Fox

Debra Fox

Lighting Design Services

Irvine, California

Silke Frank

Silke Frank

Senior Project Designer

Irvine, California

David Gilmore

David Gilmore

Studio Director

San Diego, California

Lelia Goehring

Lelia Goehring

Managing Director

Dallas, Texas

Anthony Harris

Anthony Harris

Managing Director

Sacramento, California

Jeremy Hart

Jeremy Hart

Director of Civic + Cultural

Irvine, California

Lindsay Hayward

Lindsay Hayward

Project Designer

Irvine, California

Keith Hempel

Keith Hempel

Director of Workplace

Irvine, California

Arash Izadi

Arash Izadi

Director of Sport + Recreation

San Jose, California

Kim Izadi

Kim Izadi

Managing Director

San Jose, California

Eric Jones

Eric Jones

Managing Director

San Diego, California

Steve Key

Steve Key

Project Manager

Irvine, California

Kari Kikuta

Kari Kikuta

Director of Landscape Architecture

San Diego, California

Jeanie Kim

Jeanie Kim

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Jim Kisel

Jim Kisel

Director of K-12

Irvine, California

Tachen Lee

Tachen Lee

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Terri Lee

Terri Lee

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Chris Lentz

Chris Lentz

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Muhsin Lihony

Muhsin Lihony

Director of Healthcare

Sacramento, California

Samuel Lim

Samuel Lim

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Maria Louie

Maria Louie

Managing Director of Interiors

Irvine, California

Patrick McClintock

Patrick McClintock

Studio Director

San Jose, California

Denise Mendelssohn

Denise Mendelssohn

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Young Min

Young Min

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Daniel Moskop

Daniel Moskop

Design Director

San Diego, California

Kate Mraw

Kate Mraw

Design Director

San Antonio, Texas

Rick Musto

Rick Musto

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Laura Nelson

Laura Nelson

Human Resource Manager

Irvine, California

James Oppelt

James Oppelt

Project Architect

San Antonio, Texas

Mark Oppelt

Mark Oppelt

Principal

San Antonio, Texas

Don Pender

Don Pender

Studio Director

Irvine, California

Helen Pierce

Helen Pierce

Design Director

San Jose, California

Erik Ring

Erik Ring

Director of Engineering

Irvine, California

Dan Ringler

Dan Ringler

Managing Director

San Diego, California

Teresa Rodriguez

Teresa Rodriguez

Managing Director of Interiors

Dallas, Texas

Jeff Schaub

Jeff Schaub

Senior Project Designer

San Jose, California

Bryan Seamer

Bryan Seamer

Director of Structural Engineering

Irvine, California

Kathereen Shinkai

Kathereen Shinkai

Director of Civil Engineering

Irvine, California

Kevin Sullivan

Kevin Sullivan

Studio Director

Sacramento, California

Wendy Sunshine Dailey

Wendy Sunshine Dailey

Managing Director

Irvine, California

Ozzie Tapia

Ozzie Tapia

Project Designer

Irvine, California

Karen Thomas

Karen Thomas

Principal

Irvine, California

Chris Tindall

Chris Tindall

Managing Director of MEP Engineering

Irvine, California

Steve Tiner

Steve Tiner

Senior Project Manager

Irvine, California

Daniel Wang

Daniel Wang

Director of Structural Engineering

Irvine, California

Julian Watt

Julian Watt

Practice Director

Sacramento, California

Charlie Williams

Charlie Williams

Director of ID

Irvine, California

John Wilson

John Wilson

Senior Project Manager

Irvine, California

Matthew Winter

Matthew Winter

Director of Mixed Use

San Diego, California

Jim Wirick

Jim Wirick

Studio Director

Irvine, California

Rick Wood

Rick Wood

Director of Healthcare

Irvine, California

Hormoz Ziaebrahimi

Hormoz Ziaebrahimi

Managing Director

San Jose, California