Quinn Evans, a leading national historic preservation, planning and design firm, announced the promotion of ten professionals to senior associate. These include Daniel Carter, AIA, Allison McElheny, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, and Nakita Reed, AIA, CPHC, LEED AP BD+C, in the Baltimore, MD, office; Angela Wyrembelski in the Detroit, MI, office; Chris Harrison, RA, LEED GA, and Allison Leighton, AIA, LFA, LEED AP BD+C, in the Richmond, VA, office; and Sharif Attia, RA, Tracy Hucul, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Ryan McEnroe, FAIA, ASLA, LEED AP, LFA, and Megan Tormey, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, in the Washington, DC, office.
Daniel Carter, AIA, brings 29 years of experience as a project manager and architect. He has contributed expertise to major expansion projects such as Coppin State University’s College of Business in Baltimore, MD, and the William Schmidt Outdoor Environmental Center for Prince George’s County Public Schools in Brandywine, MD. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (1994) from the University of North Carolina. He joined Quinn Evans in 2019.
Allison McElheny, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, joined Quinn Evans in 2011. Her portfolio includes adaptive use projects for urban landmarks and renovations for cultural institutions. McElheny served as the project architect for the renewal of the Philips Packing House in Cambridge, MD, and the creation of the Ruth R. Marder Center for Matisse Studies at the Baltimore Museum of Art. She has 17 years of experience and is a member of the AIA. McElheny holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History (2000) from Emory University and a Master of Architecture (2006) from the Parsons School of Design.
Nakita Reed, AIA, CPHC, LEED AP BD+C, NOMA, works at the intersection of historic preservation, sustainable design, and equity. With18 years of experience, she engages in transformative projects such as the redevelopment of the 800 block of Harlem and Edmondson and the restoration of Baltimore Penn Station in Baltimore, MD. Reed is a member of the AIA and the National Organization of Minority Architects and serves as president of the Baltimore Architecture Foundation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture (2006) from the University of Virginia and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation and Master of Architecture (both in 2010) from the University of Pennsylvania. She joined Quinn Evans in 2019.
Angela Wyrembelski, AIA, is a preservation architecture expert who combines historic masonry and building envelope expertise with an understanding of building technology. She joined Quinn Evans in 2016 and has 16 years of experience. Her projects, including the rehabilitation of Michigan Central Station in Detroit, MI, and the renovation and expansion of the Ann Arbor Municipal Center. She is a member of the AIA and the Association for Preservation Technology (APT) and is a board member of the Grosse Pointe Artists Association. Wyrembelski holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture (2007) from the University of Michigan and a Master of Architecture (2014) from Boston Architectural College.
Chris Harrison, RA, LEED GA, joined Quinn Evans in 2006. With 35 years of experience, Harrison is a skilled architect and project manager. He is currently serving as senior architect for the College of Humanities and Sciences’ STEM Building at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, and a new immersive visitor center at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Harrison holds a Bachelor of Architecture (2001) from Boston Architectural College.
Allison Leighton, AIA, LFA, LEED AP BD+C, serves as an architect and project manager for learning environments. Her portfolio includes the Advanced Career Education Centers at Hermitage and Highland Springs High Schools for Henrico County Public Schools in Henrico, VA, and the Southeast Community Resource Area Master Plan in Newport News, VA. Bringing 15 years of experience, Leighton is a member of the AIA and a board member and volunteer for the Storefront for Community Design. Leighton holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Design (2007) from the University of Virginia and a Master of Architecture (2012) from Tulane University. She joined Quinn Evans in 2015.
Sharif Attia, AIA, brings 27 years of experience in design, technical documentation, master planning, and urban planning. He has contributed to the development and progression of notable projects including the multi-phase renovation for the National Air and Space Museum and the revitalization of the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden, both in Washington, DC, for the Smithsonian Institution. Attia holds a Bachelor of Architecture (1996) from the University of Oregon. He joined Quinn Evans in 2016.
Tracy Hucul, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has served as project architect and manager on education and cultural projects that optimize the visitor and learning experience, including the renovation of the Marie Reed Community Learning Center in Washington, DC, and the University of Richmond’s Humanities Building in Richmond, VA. Hucul joined Quinn Evans in 2009 and has 16 years of experience. She is a member of the AIA and serves as the advocacy subcommittee co-chair of the organization’s Committee on Architecture for Education. Hucul holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (2004) from the University of Florida and a Master of Architecture (2007) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Ryan McEnroe, FAIA, ASLA, LEED AP, LFA, is both an architect and landscape architect, giving him a holistic a perspective on the interplay between building and site. He joined Quinn Evans in 2016 and has contributed to the design of the recently reopened Bird House at the National Zoological Park and the award-winning National Native American Veterans Memorial at the National Museum of the American Indian, both in Washington, DC, for the Smithsonian Institution. McEnroe was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows in 2023. With 16 years of experience, he is a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and the National Architectural Accrediting Board and is a co-founder of AIA|DC’s Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program. McEnroe holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design (2005) from Arizona State University as well as a Master of Landscape Architecture (2009) and Master of Architecture and Certificate in Historic Preservation (2009) from the University of Virginia.
Megan Tormey, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, brings 24 years of experience in historic preservation and the design of cultural spaces. She has contributed expertise to an array of projects including the Terrace Theater at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the multi-phased renovation of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, both in Washington, DC. Tormey is a member of the AIA, the APT, and the League of Historic American Theaters. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture (1998) from Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Engineering in Construction Management (1999) from Pennsylvania State University, and a Master of Architecture and Certificate in Historic Preservation (2001) from Texas A&M University. She joined Quinn Evans in 2010.