Bergmeyer Spotlight: Getting to Know Catherine Keywan

May 22, 2017
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Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of informal interviews with members of the Bergmeyer team. We invite you to meet interior designer Catherine Keywan! Catherine has been at the firm for two years, and currently serves as the Secretary for the Retail Design Institute’s New England Chapter. Here is what she had to say during her Spotlight interview:

 

What led you to study interior design?

Growing up I loved to decorate. I would redecorate … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: Getting to Know Associate Brian Perlow, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, GGP

March 6, 2017
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Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of informal interviews with members of the Bergmeyer team. We invite you to meet Associate Brian Perlow, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, GGP, who has been with the firm 6 years. Here is what he had to say during his Spotlight interview:

 

What led you to study architecture?

From a young age I was very into the building and assembly of things. I remember the day I received my … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: Getting to Know Director of Sustainability Dee Spiro, LEED AP BD+C, O+M

October 4, 2016
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Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of informal interviews with members of the Bergmeyer team. We invite you to meet Associate Dee Spiro, LEED AP BD+C, O+M, our Director of Sustainability who has been with the firm 5 1/2 years. Here is what she had to say during her Spotlight interview:

 

How did you become the Director of Sustainability at Bergmeyer?

My career path certainly hasn’t been linear. I have worked in a variety … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: Meet Designer Samantha Goodman, LEED AP BD+C

May 23, 2016
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Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of interviews featuring Bergmeyer’s professionals. Meet Samantha Goodman, LEED AP BD+C, a Designer for the hospitality team who has been at the firm for 4.5 years. Here is what she had to say during her Spotlight interview:

 

What led you to study architecture?

I wish I could say I always knew I wanted to be an architect, but it wasn’t something I grew up dreaming about. Even though … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: Brian Fontaine of the Retail Design Team

January 19, 2016
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Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of interviews featuring Bergmeyer’s professionals. This month’s spotlight is on Brian Fontaine, LEED AP BD+C, a Senior Job Captain/Designer for the retail team that has been at the firm for 2.5 years. Here is what he had to say during his Spotlight interview:

 

What led you to study architecture/ interior design?

I’ve wanted to be an architect as far back as I can remember. I always enjoyed playing … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: Rachel Lanzafame

December 1, 2015
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Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of interviews featuring Bergmeyer’s professionals. This month’s spotlight is on Rachel Lanzafame, an Associate at the firm who has been with the firm since 2007. Here is what she had to say during her Spotlight interview:

What led you to study architecture?

My dad is an architect, and I loved when he would bring home magazines for me to look at and extra samples from the library for me … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: Bill Spaulding

October 27, 2015
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Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of interviews featuring Bergmeyer’s professionals. This month’s spotlight is on Bill Spaulding, an Associate at the firm and Manager of Education and Training who has been with the firm for over 13 years.

What led you to study architecture?

It started when I was quite young with tree houses then observing and assisting my dad and uncles build summer cottages. Where can one do this? On a quiet lake … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: John Ho

June 4, 2015
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The Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of interviews featuring Bergmeyer’s professionals. This month’s spotlight is on John Ho

Time with Bergmeyer: 8 Months

What led you to study architecture?

I went to a technical high school and studied computer aided drafting. This played a major role in my decision to study architecture. I wanted to pursue something that not only fit my skill set, but also challenged me. I am interested in the built … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: TJ DiFeo

January 14, 2015
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The Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of interviews featuring Bergmeyer’s professionals. This month’s spotlight is on TJ DiFeo, Associate

Years with Bergmeyer: 3

What led you to study architecture?

One of my favorite questions, and while I could give you my standard answer, The Brady Bunch (because of the girl that said “architects are groovy”), clearly that is a joke. I guess it really started with my childhood. Most of my young life I … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: Lisa Herman

November 5, 2014
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The Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of interviews featuring Bergmeyer’s professionals. This month’s spotlight is on Lisa Herman, Receptionist.

Years with Bergmeyer: 7

What are you currently working on at Bergmeyer? Everything! My primary responsibilities include: providing a good first impression of Bergmeyer for our clients & v…isitors, maintaining Bergmeyer’s legal and registration status in 44 states, and also satisfying the varied dietary (aka candy) requirements of the team!

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Bergmeyer Spotlight: Brandon Graska

September 24, 2014
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The Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of interviews featuring Bergmeyer’s professionals. This month’s spotlight is on Brandon Graska, who was recently invited to participate in NCARB’s Intern Think Tank.

Tell us a little bit about the NCARB 2014 Intern Think Tank and your involvement. The NCARB Think Tank is a collaboration supported by the AIA and NCARB. NCARB groups together a dozen associate level architects (pre-NCARB registration) to elaborate on the process and experience … [Read More]

Bergmeyer Spotlight: Anna Butterfield

August 19, 2014
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The Bergmeyer Spotlight is an online series of interviews featuring Bergmeyer’s professionals. This month’s spotlight is on Anna Butterfield, IIDA.

What led you to study interior design? After college, I was working at a law firm and headed to law school. I was pretty lost about what to do with my life, and “lawyer” just sounded really stable. After doing some pretty boring data entry for months, I made a 360 one day and decided … [Read More]

Joe Nevin named Fellow of the Retail Design Institute

January 14, 2013
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Joseph P. Nevin, Jr., Senior Principal at Bergmeyer Associates, Inc., was named Fellow of the Retail Design Institute at the 2013 Awards Gala on January 14th. This prestigious honor is granted to those who have achieved the highest degree of professionalism and performed outstanding service to and on behalf of the Retail Design Institute. Widely recognized as a leader in the field of retail store design, Joe has been an active member of the Retail … [Read More]

Matthew Hyatt, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Promoted to Principal

December 18, 2012
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Bergmeyer Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Matthew Hyatt, AIA, LEED AP BD+C to Principal. As one of Bergmeyer’s most creative designers, Matt directs a number of diverse design teams from research and idea generation through concept development and implementation. An award-winning designer and dynamic collaborator, Matt has a lively imagination and a sophisticated sense of materials and form. An experienced architect, he understands construction and how ideas are translated in the … [Read More]