Design Firm Advances Staff and Broadens Team

Boston – Studio G Architects announced three promotions and four new hires.

Steven Michener, a key member of Studio G for more than 12 years, focuses his project management, problem solving skills, and expertise in construction documentation in his new role as associate. He has been a key contributor to many of the firm’s K-12 public school projects and is currently project manager for design and construction for Excel Academy’s new middle school.

Gabriela Shelburne has been promoted to project manager after more than eight years for contributing strong design ideas on a variety of projects, a passion for sustainability, capacity for community engagement, and ability to coordinate project teams. Shelburne’s efforts were fundamental to the successful developer award for E+ Highland by Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development.

With Studio G for two years, Laurene Demoy has been promoted to marketing director. Dedicated to Studio G’s mission to developing a sustainability-focused business, she leads business development and project pursuit efforts in several areas while advancing the firm’s brand awareness and recognition.

Marylee Mercy, Meryl Nistler, David Mazzocco, and Hunter Pattershall are all recent additions to Studio G’s team. Each bring their own unique experience and skills to the firm’s design and project management team.

Throughout her 13-year career Mercy has worked on a wide variety of project types. As staff architect III for Studio G, she brings innovative design solutions to K-12 and higher-education academic facilities, currently as a member of the MSBA Florence Roche Elementary School team.

Nistler, Studio G’s newest project manager and now working on the MSBA Florence Roche Elementary School, brings two decades of professional experience, a diverse portfolio of building types that include early education design, K-12 academic facilities, and adaptive reuse projects, and deep experience in managing projects through design and completion.

Mazzocco, Designer II, brings significant experience and best practices in BIM to Studio G. His early education design experience compliments Studio G’s and strengthens his attention to design and detail. He is currently working on two studies for behavioral health projects.

Pattershall joins Studio G as Designer II. Their passion for climate change, social justice, and equity and equality infuses each of Pattershall’s projects. They are currently working on designs of a men’s rehabilitation facility for the Commonwealth.