HOLT Grows with Talent from Around the Globe

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HOLT Architects’ core market growth prompted the hiring of seven talented employees who bring tremendous experience from near and far to HOLT’s Healthcare, Higher Education and Housing design teams.

Brigitte Rotker, a Project Designer, joins HOLT with over 15 years of international design and project management experience from her practice in Venezuela, Switzerland, and Spain. Previously a Junior Partner at a firm in Barcelona, Brigitte holds a Master of Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia UPC.

Lacey Bolton, a Project Manager and Designer brings 12 years of healthcare experience to the HOLT team. Lacey’s portfolio includes numerous hospital and medical university projects throughout New York State. Lacey holds a B.Arch from the Syracuse University School of Architecture.

Justin Hicks, a Project Designer, comes to HOLT with over 10 years of international design experience from his tenure at firms in Chicago and Washington DC. Justin holds a B.Arch from Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies.

Carol Hong, an Interior Architect and Project Manager, brings 15 years of housing and commercial design to the HOLT team. Carol has spent her career working in New York City, San Francisco, and Shanghai and holds a Master of Infrastructure Planning and a Master of Architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a BFA in Interior Design from the New York School of Interior Design.

Charlotte Guyon, Project Designer, brings eight years of international experience, most recently from Paris, France to the HOLT team. Charlotte’s focus includes housing, education, and commercial work. She holds a Master of Architecture from Brittany National School of Architecture in Rennes, France.

Monica Gnyp joins HOLT as a Project Designer with over 10 years of experience with educational, municipal and historic projects. Monica’s work encompasses projects in the local Central New York market, as well as urban jobs completed while working in Boston, MA.

Abbey Woods, an Architect, joins HOLT from Colorado where she has spent the past four years working in housing, higher education, and hospitality. Abbey Holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado.

“We are fortunate to be a part of a community that can attract talent from all over the US and the world. Our new employees bring tremendous design aptitude to HOLT, and we are looking forward to them helping us further our success,” states HOLT President Graham Gillespie.

Celebrating over 55 Years in Business, HOLT Architects – one of Central New York’s Best Places to Work – is an award-winning architecture, planning and interior design firm, employing 40 professionals in Ithaca and Syracuse, providing socially and environmentally responsible architecture to healthcare, community, business, and higher education clientele.