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JCJ Architecture Expands in Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK – JCJ Architecture, an employee-owned national architectural firm with offices in Boston, announced the expansion of operations in its Tulsa, Oklahoma, office.

In addition to a recently completed Wellness Center and a new Cultural Center that is in construction for the Choctaw Nation, JCJ is currently collaborating with the Choctaw on design for a major expansion to its casino resort in Durant, Oklahoma. The team is also contributing to significant projects the firm has underway in Phoenix, Arizona and Palm Springs, California.

The company recently announced the addition of several key hires.

Led by Tulsa-natives Amy Harrell, NCIDQ, RID, and Randall Hull, AIA, the office has grown substantially since opening in 2017. In addition to Harrell and Hull, new hires include:

Emily Sise, interior designer, brings experience from past work with K-12 education, higher education, healthcare, and corporate office projects.

Corey Graham, interior designer, has deep expertise in design for gaming, hotel and retail environments.

Amanda Bechtel, NCIDQ, interior designer, has four years of experience in K-12 education, healthcare, corporate office, and corporate retail.

The firm’s most recent hires:

Kelsey Johnson, design staff, has been focused on design for projects in healthcare, higher education, library, and public safety.

Sean Pendley, AIA, senior project architect, has taken a senior role on a broad range of projects including civic, corporate, K-12, and higher education.

Jennifer Bradshaw, AIA, project architect, brings a background in projects for education, faith-based organizations, healthcare, civic, and hospitality.

Lena Detter, design staff, has worked as an intern architect and project manager on various retail projects located throughout the United States.

David Hubbard, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, senior project architect, has 30 years of experience as an architect and project manager. He has been engaged in working with a wide range of clients including the city of Tulsa, Bank of America, QuikTrip, Tulsa Public Schools, and Marriott Hotels.

Aaron Guthridge, design staff, brings experience from projects that include sports and student life projects for Jenks Public Schools, Oklahoma State University, and University of Oklahoma.