Margulies Perruzzi Announces Seven New Hires

Boston – Margulies Perruzzi (MP) announced the addition of seven new professionals to support the firm’s growth in its workplace, healthcare, science, and real estate practice areas.

Jonathan Bailey-Francois, project designer, has explored the importance of interdisciplinary coworking, master planning, the impact policy has on architecture, the introduction of new technologies in a professional environment, and the benefits of volunteering as a designer.

Michael Fortunato, marketing coordinator, specializes in client-facing communications, content creation, graphic design, and proposal planning and development. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in advertising and public relations from Suffolk University.

Marissa Meads, interior designer, has over five years of experience and says she strives to design unique and transformative interiors spaces for workplaces and life sciences companies. She helps clients achieve their vision through a structured design process by balancing colors, textures, and lighting to create spaces that reflect their unique qualities.

Rejoining Margulies Perruzzi, Alvaro Ribeiro, AIA, senior architect, has over 22 years of experience designing spaces for life sciences, medical device, and technology clients. His portfolio spans projects providing cutting-edge facilities for clients across New England’s expanding science and technology industry.

Jonathan Bailey-Francois

Jessica Sulprizio, RA, architect, is also rejoining MP with experience in both the interior design and architecture of a variety of mixed-use residential, academic, and workplace projects. Skilled in both Revit and Enscape, she produces 2D and 3D drawings for all design phases.

As a project designer, Colin Whalen specializes in master planning as well as new construction and renovations for core and shell building projects in life sciences and other sectors. He says he strives to create welcoming and engaging facades that help support the goal to attract and retain tenants.

According to representatives of MP, Joshua White, AIA, project manager, is a collaborative and team-oriented leader, taking projects from conceptual design through completed construction. His portfolio spans a range of different project types, including mixed-use developments.  

“We believe a successful design is one that not only satisfies a company’s space needs, but also creates transformative experiences that enhance and transform the way work is done,” said Dan Perruzzi, AIA, LEED AP, principal and senior partner at Margulies Perruzzi. “We remain steadfast in its commitment to design excellence, cutting-edge technology, and superior client service. We are thrilled to welcome new designers and professional staff that espouse these values to help grow our practice and build on the strength of our core studios.”

The roster of new employees will add their respective talents and strengths to MP’s team of more than 50 creative and client service-oriented professionals.