JCJ Architecture promotes seven to new roles CDC Gaming Reports · April 10, 2019 at 1:31 pm International architecture and design firm JCJ Architecture promoted seven leaders within its growing architectural and interior design practices. The Connecticut-based company, which has offices in San Diego, New York, Boston, Phoenix and Tulsa, also named a new principal. “I am extremely happy to announce the promotion of these individuals and to acknowledge their contributions to our firm and the projects they serve,” JCJ President Peter Stevens said in a statement. “Without exception, they have exhibited a dedication to quality and understanding of the importance our work has in helping our clients achieve their objectives.” JCJ named Paul Hamel as a principal. He had been a project director. Hamel has 25 years of experience in project development and management and has led large team in the delivery projects for gaming, hospitality and tribal government ranging from $1 million to $500 million in value. He holds a Master of Architecture from Tulane University and has been with JCJ Architecture since 2014.Lou Iannucci was promoted from director of information technology to director and senior associate. Iannucci has been with the firm since 1993, beginning in construction documents and project management before moving onto JCJ’s Information Technology group. He later became senior manager of applications and technology. Four JCJ employees have been elevated to senior associate: Anne Tansantisuk, Randy Hull, Jeffrey O’Keefe and Lauren Braren.Tansantisuk holds a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has worked extensively on projects for corporate/commercial, government and higher education. Hull’s 30-year career includes leadership as an architect, project manager, owner’s representative and developer. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Oklahoma State University. O’Keefe earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Advanced Technology in Tempe, Arizona. He has been a part of JCJ’s growth to a nationally recognized firm in the gaming and hospitality industry. Braren has been in the architecture field for more than two decades with a focus on projects for civic, K-12 and higher education. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Also, project architect Kevin Beals has been named an associate of the firm. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology and has 12 years of experience in projects related to K12 and higher education, civic and hospitality.