Quinn Evans Architects, an award-winning architectural and planning practice, has announced the promotion of 17 staff members in its East Coast and Midwest offices.

Rita LaChance, an associate based in the Ann Arbor, Mich., office, has been named chief financial officer.  
Four professionals have been named senior associate: Colin MacKillop, AIA, LEED AP, Katie Irwin, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, James Thompson, AIA, LEED AP, and John Whitaker, AIA, all in the Washington, D.C. office. 
Six professionals have been named associate: Kemba Braynon, RA, and Geraldine Drake, NCIDQ, in the Ann Arbor office; Christopher Tom, AIA, in the Baltimore office; and Marisa Allen, AIA, LEED AP, Sharif Attia, RA, and Ryan McEnroe, AIA, ASLA, LEED AP, in the Washington, D.C., office.  
Alexis Cecil, AIA, LEED AP, has been named a senior architect in the Ann Arbor office. 
In Washington, D.C., Jack Becker, AIA and Lucy Moore, RA have been named architects with the firm and Anne Kopf, Thalia Chrousos, and Ethan Walker have been named designers.