Finegold Alexander Promotions

Boston – Finegold Alexander Architects recently announced that Josephine Penta, AIA LEED AP; Robert Law, AIA; and Erica Jackson have been promoted to associates of the firm, and Lara Pfadt, AIA, LEED AP BD + C, to sustainability strategist.


Josephine Penta

Penta joined the company in 2006. She has 19 years of experience working on all aspects of projects from programming through construction. Her experience includes a range of project types for higher education, public, institutional, and private development clients. She leads the building information modeling (BIM) management team with expertise in Revit. Recent project experience includes Stoughton Public Library, and projects at Babson College’s Horn Library and Centennial Park.




Robert Law

Law joined the firm in 2009 with 19 years’ experience; he serves as a project manager, guiding teams from the planning stages through construction administration. He is instrumental to the firm’s quality control group. Recent project experience includes The Boulevard, a post-tensioned concrete high-rise residential building on Boston’s Greenway; and VITA, a five-story mixed-use condominium development in Jamaica Plain.






Erica Jackson

Jackson joined the firm in 2016 as marketing manager. She has 16 years of A/E experience and 12 years in marketing professional services for architecture firms in the greater Boston area. She works in collaboration with the firm’s leadership, including marketing, sales, business development, and communications initiatives.







Lara Pfadt

 Pfadt joined Finegold Alexander in 2015 and has 18 years of experience. Her work includes projects for both new and historic building projects for education, private development, and institutional clients. She is an expert in historic preservation and has a passion for sustainable design. Recent experience includes Boston University, Dahod Alumni Center at The Castle, The Lucas, and Gibbs Middle School in Arlington.

“Lara has been instrumental in the firm’s dedication to meet the AIA 20:30 Commitment and is an important resource in establishing sustainability strategies for our projects,” states Jeff Garriga, principal.

“Josephine, Rob, and Erica’s promotions to associate acknowledge their dedication and excellent work at Finegold Alexander Architects,” said Rebecca Berry, president. “We are so proud of their contributions to the firm and look forward to their continued growth and leadership.” Each of the new associates has had a hand in making Finegold Alexander a leading architecture firm, and each has a particular role and responsibility.