Gordon R. Service, FAIA, Chairman and CEO of Service Johnson + CULTURE, Declares New Co-Presidents


Gordon R. Service, FAIA, NCARB, Chairman and CEO of Service Johnson + CULTURE, a number one 44 yr previous Structure, Inside Structure, Panorama Structure and City Planning agency in Southern California and the Pacific Northwest, has introduced the promotion of Claudia Escala, Principal, and Ray Varela, Design Principal, to positions as Co-Presidents of the agency.

“Claudia Escala and Ray Varela have lengthy displayed a robust legacy of mission efficiency and consumer management,” says Chairman and CEO, Gordon R. Service, FAIA, NCARB. “I’m proud to announce them each as the longer term management of our 44-year-old award-winning San Diego-based design agency. Whereas I’ll proceed as CEO and Chairman of Service Johnson + CULTURE, their impressed day-to-day management as Co-Presidents, will guarantee impressed design focus going ahead. I’m proud to announce their elevated roles inside the group and look ahead to the improved capability they provide our design CULTURE.” 

Of their new roles, Ms. Escala and Mr. Varela will lead collaboratively along side Mr. Service. Each carry to Service Johnson’s management workforce their strong enterprise acumen, artistic design pondering, and distinctive capacity to attach with folks whereas mentoring colleagues. The duo shall be accountable for general agency imaginative and prescient, mission management, in addition to design and enterprise growth technique throughout all 3 of the agency’s places of work.

As Design Principal, Mr. Varela has labored alongside Mr. Service for 23 years. He has been an integral a part of the agency’s most high-profile company workplace developments and better training buildings. Ms. Escala is a Principal and mission chief for quite a few high-profile mixed-use developments whereas main the agency’s institution and development of Service Johnson’s Seattle workplace.

With a Grasp of Structure from UCLA, Mr. Varela has been an integral a part of the agency’s design pondering, serving because the lead design architect for Company, Academic, Combined-Use, Residential and Scientific Analysis services. With 33 years of expertise in a number of mission sorts, his award-winning work consists of Level Loma Nazarene College’s Sator Corridor, and the Tidewater Neighborhood School Joint-Use Library in Virginia Seaside.

As a mission chief and principal at Service Johnson, Ms. Escala has 25 years of expertise within the design, execution, and mission administration of the agency’s main mixed-use growth tasks. Having earned a Grasp of Structure from UC San Diego, she has been influential within the evolution of Downtown San Diego’s skyline. Her a few years of follow, interplay with shoppers, and administration of groups on large-scale tasks of varied sorts and complexities, have allowed her to change into an knowledgeable in overseeing excessive efficiency groups to ship tasks with profitable outcomes.  

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About Service Johnson + CULTURE

As a design-centric follow centered on the merger of structure, inside environments, panorama design and concrete planning, Service Johnson + CULTURE works in partnership with shoppers in a number of market sectors, together with inexpensive housing, authorities, healthcare, larger training, hospitality, life science, navy, mixed-use, and workplace and office environments to ship significant design innovation in constructing, residing, wellness, and communication options. Our give attention to options is steeped in authenticity, reflecting the distinctive three-dimensional model alternative of every fee. Go to www.carrierjohnson.com.

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