Bergmeyer Announces Promotions

Boston – Bergmeyer, a Boston-based architectural firm, recently announced several new appointments in the leadership team.

(l-r) Darryl T. Filippi, AIA, LEED AP (Len Rubenstein), Rachel J. Zsembery, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Len Rubenstein), Ken Hogan (Len Rubenstein), Mare Weiss, IIDA, RDI, LEED AP ID+C (Joel Benjamin Photography 2015), Melissa Salter (Len Rubenstein), Jennifer Shiminsky, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Joel Benjamin Photography 2015), Brian Perlow, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Joel Benjamin Photography 2015), Rachel Lanzafame, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (Joel Benjamin Photography 2015)

(l-r) Darryl T. Filippi, Rachel J. Zsembery, Ken Hogan / photos by Len Rubenstein; Mare Weiss, /Joel Benjamin Photography 2015; Melissa Salter / photo by Len Rubenstein; Jennifer Shiminsky, Brian Perlow, Rachel Lanzafame / Joel Benjamin Photography 2015

Darryl Filippi, , AIA, LEED AP, promoted to principal, joined Bergmeyer in 1996 and now leads a team dedicated to the firm’s higher education clients.

Rachel Zsembery, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, promoted to principal, brings an architectural focus to experiential retail design. She joined the firm in 2002 and has led award-winning projects.

Ken Hogan, promoted to associate principal, leads a team dedicated to providing the best design, documentation, and communication tools modern technology can provide.

Mare Weiss, IIDA, RDI, LEED AP ID+C, promoted to senior associate, is an experienced retail designer. She has a breadth of knowledge in store planning, operations, fixture design, and merchandising .

Melissa Salter, promoted to senior associate, leads the accounting group in the monitoring and execution of all  financial matters. She regularly advises the firm’s board of directors on financial direction.

Rachel Lanzafame, AIA, LEED AP BD+C promoted to associate, plays a critical role on  dining and food service projects that ranges from quick-serve restaurants to large university dining halls. She supports and assists in developing solutions to work with Bergmeyer’s evolving process for the use of building information modeling.

Brian Perlow, AIA, LEED AP BD+C promoted to associate, guides the firm’s retail design group through standards development, prototype design, and site-specific implementation. He has more than a decade of experience in retail program leadership.

Jen Shiminsky, AIA, LEED AP BD+C promoted to associate, has expertise in providing creative design leadership and superior project management for academic and food service clients.