Saundra Little Named Principal; 14 Others Promoted.

 
Quinn Evans Architects has announced the promotions of 15 individuals in the firm’s offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI; Baltimore, MD; Richmond, VA; and Washington, DC. The promotions coincide with the firm’s continuous growth in recent years, placing Quinn Evans Architects among the nation’s top architectural practices. 
 
Saundra Little, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, NOMA, has been promoted to principal. An architect and project manager with more than 15 years of experience, Little has overseen the design of several renovation and adaptive projects in Detroit and throughout Michigan. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), an advisory board member of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), and a board member of New Step CDC. She is a founding member of the Advisory Board of Design Core Detroit, an organization established to promote Detroit’s legacy of design and advocate for expanding the creative economy. Little is a LEED Accredited Professional and holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Design from the Lawrence Technological University. 
 

Since joining Quinn Evans, Saundra has proven her ability to lead with purpose and contribute to the firm's growth and success. She consistently brings impact to projects through her collaborative style, strong architectural leadership, and a focus on community-building. As a firm, we are exceptionally fortunate to have focused and talented professionals and leaders such as Saundra. 
 
Larry Barr 
President

 

Promotions in all Quinn Evans offices are as follows: 

Ann Arbor

In the Ann Arbor office, Alexis Cecil, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to senior associate. Cecil is a member of the AIA and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Cornell University. Denise Close, RA, and Benjamin Telian, AIA, LEED AP, have been promoted to associate. Denise Close holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Benjamin Telian is a member of the AIA and holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan. 

Baltimore

In the Baltimore office, Ethan Marchant, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to senior associate and David Gavin, AIA has been promoted to associate. A member of the AIA, Ethan Marchant holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Maryland. David Gavin holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Science from Catholic University. David is a member of the AIA and is a credentialed Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC).  

Richmond

In the Richmond office, five design professionals received promotions. Everett “Bo” Fairlamb, AIA, LEED AP; Andrea Quilici, AIA, LEED AP; and Shannon Wray, CID, IIDA, LEED AP, were promoted to senior associate. Christopher Harrison and Kelley Holmes, AIA, were promoted to associate. Bo Fairlamb is a member of the AIA and serves as a mentor in the USGBC Connect the Dots Green Schools Challenge. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia. Andrea Quilici is a member of the City of Richmond Urban Design Committee, the Fan District Neighborhood Association’s Historic Neighborhood Committee, and the Virginia Society AIA’s Design Forum Committee. He holds a Master of Science in Urban Design from Eriot-Watt University and a “Laurea” (Master of Architecture) from the University of Florence. Shannon Wray is a member of the American Library Association, the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), and the Commercial Interior Design Association. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Virginia Commonwealth University.  
 
Christopher Harrison is a LEED Green Associate and has earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Boston Architectural College. Kelley Holmes is a member of the AIA and Richmond Women in Design, and a volunteer with the ACE Mentor Program of America, the USGBC Connect the Dots Green School Challenge, and the Storefront for Community Design. Kelley is a member of the AIA Virginia’s 2019 class of Emerging Leaders in Architecture. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech. 

Washington, DC

In the Washington, D.C., office, four design professionals were promoted. Christine Cho, AIA, LEED AP, was promoted to senior associate. A member of the AIA, Cho holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry from the University of Virginia. Devon Hogan, RA, LEED AP BD+C; Amanda Lewkowicz, AIA, LEED AP; and Charles Thompson were promoted to associate. Devon Hogan holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Howard University. Amanda Lewkowicz holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts from Haverford College. Amanda is a member of AIA DC’s class of 2019-2020 Christopher Kelly Leadership Development Program. Charles Thompson is a member of the Association for Preservation Technology. He holds a Master of Science in Historic Preservation from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology.