Rudy Monico

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Rudy blends a keen sense of design with meticulous attention to detail. Dedicated to crafting architecture that harmonizes with its surroundings, he believes well-detailed structures are both buildable and beautiful. With 20 years of experience in educational design, Rudy permeates a passion for its profound impact on young minds and their futures. With comprehensive experience spanning all project phases from preliminary design to construction administration, Rudy brings a holistic approach to every project, ensuring lasting and meaningful contributions for our clients.

Jenny Harrison

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Jenny is an architect with over a decade of experience in education projects. She has extensive experience in all project phases, with a reputation for excellence in customer service and effectively empowering the project team. Her expertise working with education clients encompasses a client-first philosophy that prioritizes diligent communication, focuses on solution-oriented design, and ensures a deep familiarity in navigating agency approvals.

Andrew Ulmen

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Since joining the firm in 2003, Andrew has been involved in numerous community college and K-12 projects as a designer, project manager, project director on the program / construction management side and now office director. He came to the firm with a large portfolio of educational work and has dedicated his career to the success of students through the design of safe, quality learning environments. His recent experience includes guiding the Los Alamitos Unified School District through a $163 million Measure ‘K’ bond program which focused on modernization. Today, he provides leadership to the firm as Office Director and serves as a trusted advisor for our clients to ensure quality delivery in all aspects of design and project management.

Andrew obtained his Bachelor of Environmental Design and his Bachelor of Architecture from North Dakota State University. His personal passion is cycling and frequently seeks out century rides and Ultra Endurance mountain bike races.

Richard Ingrassia

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Richard Ingrassia serves as Office Director of Los Angeles and has served our clients locally for more than 30 years. He helped set the standard of “white glove” service that characterizes our approach to personalized project delivery. In all aspects, Richard is an expert at guiding complex developments through the intricacies of planning, design and construction. He has been recognized by clients for his ability to understand their needs and engender the confidence among all stakeholders in addressing their concerns.

As a designer, Richard possesses a commitment to sustainability. He believes in practical sustainable solutions that offer clients long-term operational savings with a low initial capital investment. With the philosophy that good sustainable design does not need to cost more, Richard encourages the sustainable principles in all practical applications within the firm’s practice.