GBBN Announces Recogitions at All-Firm Circle Up '09

On the heels of celebrating its 50th anniversary, GBBN Architects held its annual All-Firm Circle Up to focus on the accomplishments of the year, recognize the dedication of commitments of its employees, as well as set its goals for 2010.

Dan Shapiro, AIA, LEED AP, and Kevin Spector, LEED AP, Associate AIA, have been named Senior Associates. Shapiro, a Senior Designer joined the firm in 2006. Spector is a Senior Designer/Project Designer, and joined the firm in 2001.

Four new Associates were also named: Ivan Cheung, Spencer Johnson, LEED AP, Dale McGirr and WenJie Xiu.

Cheung has been with GBBN since May 2008, and is a Project Manager/Project Designer. Johnson joined GBBN in May 2007, and is a Project Architect/Project Manager. McGirr is a Senior Planner/Financial Consultant, and came to GBBN in October 2006. Xiu is a Project Designer who started with GBBN in August 2007.

Each year GBBN recognizes an individual with its Stepping Up Award which honors a GBBNer for going above and beyond their daily routine and job responsibilities in order to assist others. This year two individuals were selected: Dorota Burgess and Jason Groneck.