Boston – Margulies Perruzzi (MP) announced the addition of four new professionals to support the firm’s growth in its healthcare, science, and real estate practice areas. Ronald Ashton, AIA, LEED AP has been named senior project manager; Bayley Forgues joins the firm as interior designer; Jess Hamilton has been named project manager; and Shruti Kumar, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP joins the company as job captain.
With decades of experience, Ashton has honed his skills on multiple project types, including science/technology projects, medical/hospital renovations, core and shell facilities, tenant improvements, fit-outs, and building repositioning projects. He excels at problem-solving with expertise to synthesize client requirements into innovative architectural solutions.
As a recent college graduate, Forgues is focused on assisting the interior design team at MP with project space planning, material selection, and presentation development. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in interior design and architecture with a minor in studio art from Endicott College. She has been a volunteer firefighter for over eight years and brings a background in fire science with her to MP.
Hamilton is a project manager in the science studio with over 15 years of experience leading a diverse portfolio of projects, including life sciences, corporate interiors, retail, and building repositioning located throughout the New England region. At MP, he provides his guidance, attention to detail, and technical know-how to each project to achieve a successful outcome and overall client satisfaction.
Kumar brings over five years of experience as a project captain and architectural designer. As a job captain in the healthcare studio at MP, she is responsible for assisting the project team with design as well as coordination between consultants and the architectural team. As a LEED AP BD+C and WELL AP accredited professional, she is well-versed in the evidence-based connection between design and health.
“We have continued to grow our healthcare, science, and real estate studios to meet the increasing demand in the Greater Boston area and we are proud to welcome these four new employees to our team,” said Daniel Perruzzi, AIA, LEED AP, principal and partner at MP. “They bring a broad range of skills and experience designing a variety of projects, and they understand our firm’s focus on creating high-quality design and workplace strategies that support our clients’ business goals.”