Kirksey Architecture adds two EVPs, six AVPs, and promotes 24 staff

HOUSTON, TEXAS During the firm’s 50th anniversary toast, Kirksey Architecture announced the promotion of two new Executive Vice Presidents, six new Associate Vice Presidents, and 24 staff members. Deepening Kirksey’s leadership capitalizes on the proven strengths of our firm and our greatest resource — our people. The promoted staff are proven leaders within the firm, the A/E/C industry, and/or community. Their design talent, leadership, and expertise contribute to the long-term success of Kirksey.

Further details on the experts promoted to Executive Vice President: 

David Dalton, AIA | Director – Central Texas
As a Principal and Project Manager, David works on high-profile corporate and institutional projects. His ability to creatively merge interior design with architecture leverages a unique perspective for his clients, and David has successfully created a strong network in the real estate and AEC community. David was critical to the launch of Kirksey’s Austin Office three years ago and has been instrumental to the firm’s strategic growth in Central Texas.

Gary Machicek, AIA, LEED AP | Design Director
Gary can take a client's vision from inception and develop it into an award-winning design. Over his career, he has designed a wide variety of project types, including large corporate headquarters, community centers, and collegiate research buildings, and understands how to embody a client's philosophy. In addition to practicing architecture, Gary has also educated future architects for the past fifteen years. Gary continues to elevate design at Kirksey and serves on the Management Committee, which oversees operations and strategic initiatives for the firm.

Overview of Kirksey’s 2021 promotions is provided below.
*Individual headshots are available upon request. 
Promoted to Executive Vice President 
David Dalton, AIA
Gary Machicek, AIA, LEED AP

Promoted to Associate Vice President: 
Catherine Callaway, AIA, LEED AP
Cathy Richard, IIDA
James Fuex, AIA, LEED AP
Jody Sergi, AIA, LEED AP
Michelle Old, AIA
Stacey Concienne, AIA
Promoted to Senior Associate:
Adry Suryadi
Amanda Mendler, AIA
Caleb Richers
Christina Hui
Giovanni Peña, AIA, RID, LEED Green Associate
John Wilkinson, LEED Green Associate
Kevin Giuseppetti, AIA
Lauren Garza, RID, IIDA
Megan Kohler, AIA
Megan Irvin, AIA, LEED Green Associate
Megan Spencer, AIA, LEED AP
Natasha Shamshiri, AIA
Sandra Bauder, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Sara Gould
Stacy Moore, AIA, LEED Green Associate
Promoted to Associate: 
Brian Thompson 
Casey Gfeller 
Cristopher Salazar 
Jerica Kirner 
Jon Neal 
Kathleen Taus, AIA 
Mitzi Jiménez, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP
Roberto Moreno