ELS Promotes Four to Senior Associates and Four to Associates

January 28th, 2016 |

Associates-Group

ELS is pleased to announce Carlos Alvarez, William S. Gordon, Jr., Kenneth M. Loretto, and Susan Vutz have been promoted to Senior Associate.

Am Amnuaydejkorn, Patrick Bartlett, Vince Taboada, and Kim-Van Truong have been promoted to Associate.

We thank and recognize these individuals for their project leadership, commitment to thoughtful design, and dedication to nurturing strong relationships.

SENIOR ASSOCIATES


Carlos-AlvarezCarlos Alvarez, Associate AIA, Senior Associate

Carlos joined ELS in 1998. His work includes Ward Village Shops in Hawaii, Downtown Summerlin in Nevada, City National Civic, and historic adaptive reuse projects. Carlos graduated as an architect, equivalent to a Master degree, from the University of Buenos Aires, School of Architecture and Urbanism.

 

 


William-GordonWilliam S. Gordon, Jr., AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Associate

William joined ELS in 1998. His work includes Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, California; Glendale Galleria in Glendale, California; Sundance Kabuki Cinemas in San Francisco, California; and Fancher Creek Town Center, The Square at Campus Pointe, and River Park in Fresno, California. William received a Bachelor of Science in Art and Design degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

 

 


Kenneth-LorettoKenneth M. Loretto, AIA, Senior Associate

Ken joined ELS in 1999. His work includes NewPark Mall in Newark, California; Downtown Summerlin near Las Vegas, Nevada; and Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, California. Ken received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Brigham Young University and a Master of Architecture degree from California Polytechnic State University in Pomona.

 

 


Susan-VutzSusan Vutz, AIA, LEED AP, Senior Associate

Susan joined ELS in 2015 and brings over 20 years of experience in the design of multi-family housing and community-based non-profit work. She is currently senior project manager for Balboa Park Pool Renovation in San Francisco, California. Susan received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

 

 

ASSOCIATES


Am-AmnuaydejkornAm Amnuaydejkorn, AIA, Associate

Am joined ELS in 2006. His work includes Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, California; Stonestown YMCA in San Francisco, California; Ward Village Shops in Honolulu, Hawaii; and retail roll-out projects. Am received a Bachelor of Interior Architecture degree from the University of Oregon, Eugene.

 

 


Patrick-BartlettPatrick Bartlett, AIA, NCARB, Associate

Patrick joined ELS in 2012. His work includes design and construction administration for Downtown Summerlin near Las Vegas, Nevada, and Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, California. Patrick received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

 

 

 

Vince-TaboadaVince Taboada, AIA, LEED Green Associate, Associate
Vince joined ELS in 2012. His work includes design and construction administration for VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa (multiple locations), City of Walnut Creek, and City of Berkeley. Vince received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

 

 


Kim-Van-TruongKim-Van Truong, Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Associate

Kim joined ELS in 2007. Her work includes Santa Clara International Swim Center, UC Berkeley Hellman Tennis Center, and construction administration for UC Berkeley’s new Aquatic Center. Kim received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.

 

 

 

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