Ara Krafian, PE President and CEO | Chairman
In his role, Ara leads the overall strategic direction of the firm and fosters the firm’s culture of collaboration and innovation.
Marie E. Fitzgerald, IIDA Senior Vice President | Director of Corporate + Technology Practice
As leader of SMMA’s Corporate and Technology Practice Group, Marie provides counsel to clients and staff on effective workplace design and strategies for interior design efficiency and productivity.
Brian W. Lawlor, PE, LEED AP BD+C Executive Vice President | Treasurer
Regarded as a leader and mentor at SMMA, Brian guides both staff and clients through the challenges of complex projects.
Alex C. Pitkin, AIA Senior Vice President | Director of Institutional Practice
Alex’s project role is multi-faceted, bringing innovative spatial organization design skills together with a big picture goal setting perspective appreciated by his many repeat clients.
Joel G. Seeley, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Executive Vice President | Chief Operating Officer
In his role as COO, Joel directs SMMA’s project management group tasked with understanding and communicating the expectations of each project’s delivery to ensure the budget constraints and demands of schedule are met.
Mark A. Spaulding, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Senior Vice President | Director of Architecture
Mark's approach reflects his ability to marry clients with their goals, while fostering the understanding that design offers an opportunity to influence our surroundings far beyond our immediate needs.
Richard M. Croswell, PE, SECB, LEED AP BD+C Principal | Chief Structural Engineer
Richard is known by clients as one of the most creative and technically astute structural engineers in the business.
Martine Dion, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Director of Sustainable Design
Martine seeks opportunities with her clients to understand the long-term impacts of sustainable options and communicate how best to incorporate them into projects.
Gregory Downes, AIA Principal
Greg’s project work has primarily focused in the commercial, corporate, and institutional markets where his enthusiasm for successful mixed-use development incorporates all aspects of his experience.
Edward R. Frenette, AIA Senior Vice President
Edward's design and project management skills have resulted in a storied career punctuated with a number of honors and national awards.
Rafael Gurevich, PE Principal | Chief Electrical Engineer
Widely considered an expert in complex electrical systems and an industry leader in the design of mission critical facilities, Raphael’s project work is focused primarily in commercial, high-tech, institutional, and healthcare.
Michael F. Holland, PE Senior Vice President | Director of Site Design
A trusted advisor in all phases of project development and delivery, Michael’s project work has focused in office, research and development, and resort destination markets.
Jennifer Howe, PE, LEED AP Director, Federal Goverment
In her 17 years in the field, Jennifer has grown as one of the top practitioners in her field, working to enhance her mission as the Director of the Federal Government Studio.
H. Geoffrey Neale Chief Financial Officer
In his time at SMMA, Geoff has worked to keep financial systems moving forward and ahead of peer firms, while changing the corporate philosophy on tax planning to shift towards a more business-focused perspective.
Mark O'Brien, PE Principal | Chief Mechanical Engineer
Mark’s collaborative project approach and ability to teach through practice has made him an invaluable asset to project teams and to clients of SMMA.
Andrew K. Oldeman, PE, CEM, LEED AP Principal | Director of Engineering
Andrew has 21 years of experience with a particular expertise in the planning and design of complex environments including advanced technology facilities and labs.
Phillip J. Poinelli, FAIA, REFP, LEED AP BD+C Principal | Educational Planner
Phil has 41 years experience in the K-12 educational planning and design.
John J. Scott, AIA, ACHA Principal | Director, Health and Science Studio
John’s passion for technically challenging projects, coupled with his expertise in executing them with innovative solutions, places him among an elite group of accomplished design professionals.
Ted Szostkowski, AIA Principal | Director, Higher Education Studio
At the core of Ted's approach to design is his early experience as a teacher, offering a unique and valuable perspective in applying design to desired educational outcomes.
Dana W. Watts, AIA Principal-in-Charge, Chapel Hill Office
Dana’s design and planning project work is focused in the advanced technology, mission critical, and corporate commercial markets where his interest in new products and technology intersects with his ability to work with precision in fast paced time-to-market project schedules.
Mark J. Zarrillo, FASLA, AICP Principal, Director of Landscape Architecture and Master Planning
Mark approaches each of his projects by first seeking a holistic understanding of all the issues associated with his clients’ expectations. He consequently delivers solutions that consistently and successfully meet the physical, social, and economic criteria of the project.