TAT Expands Leadership Team

Chelsea, MA – The Architectural Team (TAT), has announced the elevation of three architects and an administrative leader to the position of principal, and the hiring of a new director of interior design.

The newly elevated principals include:

James J. Szymanski, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, a planner and designer of mixed-use, commercial office, market-rate and affordable housing, adaptive reuse, and waterfront projects.  He has been with TAT for years. His multifamily commercial and hospitality projects have won design awards and have been published at both the local and national level. He is active in a number of advisory groups including the Urban Land Institute.

Gary Kane, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, whose background includes nearly 30 years of planning and design work for adaptive reuse, hospitality, multifamily residential, and assisted living and long-term care projects. Since joining TAT in 1991, he has helped lead a diverse array of projects, and has spearheaded many mentorship and professional development initiatives, including the firm’s sponsorship of and advisory role in a longstanding student design competition at the Boston Architectural College.

Edward Bradford, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, who is known for expertise in housing, hospitality, and master planning work and for extensive collaborations with many of the country’s leading multifamily housing developers. He has continued growth and success since joining the firm in 1991. In his new position as a principal, he will take on an expanded leadership and managerial role, while continuing his award-winning project work.

William Moran, as TAT’s vice president of finance and administration for nearly 10 years, has helped shepherd business operations as the company has expanded to comprise a staff of more than 90 people. Moran served as a leading consultant with professional services firm PwC, as a finance director for design firms including Svigals + Partners in New Haven, and as CFO for venture-backed startups SportsMedicine Systems and Visible Markets.

Meghann Van Dorn, LEED ID+C, has joined as director of interior design with nearly 15 years’ experience in design and project management for multifamily and single-family residential, institutional, hospitality, and corporate workplace interiors. She will be responsible for managing the firm’s extensive national roster of interiors work ranging from asset repositioning and adaptive reuse, to large-scale new construction for senior and assisted living, affordable rental, and luxury condominium housing. Prior to joining TAT, Van Dorn served as a senior interior designer with Dyer Brown Architects in Boston.