Architecture Firm Announces Leadership Promotions

Hartford, CT – Tecton Architects recently announced the promotion of four staff members within the firm.

Justin Hopkins, RA, NCARB has been elevated to associate principal. He brings more than 20 years of experience in managing complex projects with a concentration of work in academic, community and industrial environments. Hopkins joined the firm in 2013 and has worked closely with leadership to expand the presence and reputation of Tecton’s Rhode Island studio. As a senior project manager, he has overseen many of the firm’s largest projects, and the company’s representatives say he has been a strong voice in shaping Tecton’s approach to integrated team management practices.

Matt Salad, AIA, NCARB, MCPPO has been promoted to associate. He has been a part of Tecton’s public safety studio since joining the firm in 2012. The firm’s representatives say his understanding of the public construction process and strong relationships with regional contractors have contributed to the firm’s progressive growth in Massachusetts and reputation for quality work.

Rebecca Hopkins, AIA, NCARB, EDAC has been promoted to associate. Representatives of Tecton say she has been an integral part of the firm for ten years and has tackled a broad range of work, spanning high-end corporate environments, public safety facilities and mixed use development. Since 2016, she has also led Tecton’s technology integration strategy as the firm’s manager of emerging technology.

Jennifer Saari, marketing manager, has also been promoted to associate. She brings 15 years of experience in implementing marketing and communications strategies in the building industry. She joined Tecton in 2015 and has established a collaborative partnership with firm leadership and design teams, reshaping how Tecton pursues work and communicates visionary design, according to the firm’s representatives.