Jessica O’Donnell, AIA
2019 AIA West Jersey President
Jessica O’Donnell, AIA, is an Architect at Kitchen and Associates, in Collingswood, New Jersey. She has over seven years of experience in residential and mixed-use building design, holds an NCARB certificate, and is licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Jessica is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where she earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree with a minor in Environmental Studies in 2011. During her five years at OSU she was a Division I Equestrian Team member, a member of the American Institute of Architecture Students, and a volunteer with the Architecture Students Teaching Elementary Kids (ASTEK) program.
As a young professional she is committed to developing a community within New Jersey that promotes the professional growth of emerging professionals while fostering comradery among the younger generations within the architecture profession through inclusive events that encompass the different design disciplines.
In addition to her role as West Jersey President, Jessica currently serves as the Young Architect Regional Director of New Jersey for AIA National’s Young Architect’s Forum and is also an Advisor to AIA New Jersey’s Emerging Professionals Community (EPiC). As a founding member of EPiC, she has helped shape the community and its efforts to promote the professional growth of emerging architects and provide service to local communities through advocacy, education, and public outreach events.
Troy Harris, AIA, LEED AP
2019 AIA West Jersey President-Elect
Troy Harris, AIA, LEED AP is a Project Architect at Ignarri-Lummis Architects in Cherry Hill, NJ. While at Ignarri-Lummis, Troy has primarily worked on retail tenant fit-outs, retail center rehabilitation projects, supermarkets and dental offices. With nationally recognized retail clients, Troy has worked on projects throughout the United States, giving him the opportunity to work with a variety of property owners and building department jurisdictions.
Working throughout the country has allowed him to experience different construction and design practices, work with various state and local codes and code amendments, and develop an understanding of the importance of both gathering and communicating information throughout the project as on site visits are minimal. Ignarri-Lummis also relies on Troy’s skills to complete detailed existing conditions surveys and due diligence reports to kick off a project or assist a tenant in completing their lease negotiations.
Troy attended Montana State University and obtained a Bachelors of Arts in Environmental Design in 2006 and a Masters of Architecture in 2008. He is a licensed architect in the state of New Jersey and holds an NCARB certificate. As an advocate of sustainable design practices, Troy became a LEED Accredited Professional in 2009. He believes that architects must take the lead in decreasing our country’s energy consumption and promote environmentally responsible lifestyles through the built environment we design; as licensed architects we have dedicated ourselves to protecting the health and safety of the public.
Troy grew up in Monroeville and currently resides in Mickleton with his wife. He is a member of the Woodstown Moose Lodge #932 and is a past Treasurer and Trustee on their executive board. He is an avid skier and participates in a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, whitewater kayaking, rock climbing, and hunting.
Mark Barone, AIA
2019 AIA West Jersey Immediate Past President
Mark Barone, AIA, is the Principal of Mark Barone Architect, located in Haddonfield, New Jersey. The firm offers architectural services and consultation for residential and light commercial projects. He is a licensed Architect in New Jersey and New York, and is a certified member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Masters of Architecture degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey.
As an active member of the American Institute of Architects, Mark looks forward to expanding the AIA West Jersey Chapter’s involvement in community service projects and increasing member participation in the Emerging Professionals Community (EPiC).
He resides in Haddonfield, New Jersey with his wife and two children.
Erica Anderson-Blaylock, Associate AIA
2019 AIA West Jersey Treasurer
Erica Anderson-Blaylock, Assoc. AIA, is an Architectural Designer at City Invincible Architecture (CI) in Camden, NJ. While specializing in Healthcare and Educational Architecture, Erica’s role at CI includes working with clients and consultants in all phases of projects from initial design through DOH & DCA submissions and construction administration. With her self-driven nature and thorough attention to detail, Erica ensures that each project she works on is efficiently and effectively coordinated. She also has experience working on other design projects including commercial, retail, hospitality and residential architecture and interior design.
As a design professional, Erica has always been motivated by the fact that the design of our built environment directly influences society in the way we work and live; and vice versa. Throughout her professional experience she has learned that successful design is one that creates functional, sustainable and visually appealing spaces for its inhabitants. Having grown up working for her family’s large construction company, Erica recognizes the need for an open collaboration between designers and contractors to creatively solve problems and effectively build one’s designs.
Erica received her Bachelor of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is currently pursing her licensure. As Team Leader for the Camden ACE (Architecture, Construction & Engineering) Mentor Program, Erica is committed to mentoring high school students interested in pursing a career in architecture. She lives in Deptford, NJ with her husband and enjoys spending time with family and friends.
William Andes, AIA
2019 AIA West Jersey Secretary
Bill Andes, AIA, is a Senior Associate and Project Manager at Ballinger in Philadelphia, PA. Since joining the firm in 2005, Bill has been involved in a number of significant projects for some of the region’s largest companies, including Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Boeing, Reading Hospital, University of Rhode Island, Shore Medical Center, and the University of Rochester Medical Center. Bill enjoys working on complex projects where he can lead a large team of architects, engineers, and consultants through documentation and construction. He recently completed the Roberts Center for Pediatric Research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and is currently working on a new community hospital in King of Prussia, PA.
Prior to joining Ballinger, Bill worked at Schmitt Anderson Architects in Metuchen, NJ where he worked on institutional and mixed-use projects for corporate clients.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Bill graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s of Architecture and is licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He lives in Medford with his wife and daughter.
Lauren Harris, Associate AIA
2019 AIA West Jersey Emerging Professionals Community (EPiC) Section Director
2019 has brought a wave of overwhelming support for Women in Architecture, and Lauren is thrilled to be part of this wave by serving as the 2019 Chair of AIA-NJ Women In Architecture committee. The WIA-NJ encourages women to enter the profession in full force, supporting the 20% Women on Board in 2020 initiative, as well as, Women-Owned and Women-Led firms. The WIA-NJ hosts Brunch ‘n’ Learns throughout the state specifically geared to support women through all stages of their career.
As a founding member of the AIA-NJ Emerging Professionals Community, or EPiC, Lauren fosters a relationship with the newest members in the organization by giving them all the tools available to successfully navigate through the Education-Experience-Examination process towards licensure. AIA-NJ’s EPiC committee offers its members a library of study materials, study groups, on-line webinars, and mentorship. EPiC continues to support those members through the first 10 years of licensure offering support as members kick their careers into high gear.
As Project Manager at City Invincible Architecture in Camden, NJ, Lauren specializes in Education projects. Her devotion to the project typology has led her to adopt a 3rd grade STEAM classroom in Collingswood, NJ. Additionally, Lauren serves as an ACE mentor for under privileged high school students considering a career in Architecture, Construction, or Engineering and Lauren also enjoys judging the NJSBA STEAM Tank competition each year.
Lauren’s research in Bio-Enabled Façade Engineering, which proposes to mitigate carbon emissions and generate biolipids for on-site energy production within the building façade, has received first place in the 2015 Dana Knox Research Showcase and was presented at the eCADDe Conference in Finland. Additionally, Lauren’s research in Emerging Materials and Soft Robotics appears in the January 2016 issue of Architectural Digest.
Lauren graduated from the New Jersey Institute of Technology as an Albert Dorman Honors Scholar, Cum Laude, with a Bachelor’s of Architecture degree and a minor in Environmental and Sustainable Studies. Lauren has also earned a certificate in the Business of Architecture from Temple University’s Tyler School of Business.
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Brian Escamilla, Assoc. AIA
2019 AIA West Jersey Trustee
Brian Escamilla, AIA, is a Senior Project Manager at Neves Architecture in Kearny, NJ where he manages project teams while leading an expansion effort on his firm’s behalf into West Jersey. Throughout his 18-year career, Brian has been involved in a variety of project types including hospitality, institutional, commercial, retail, medical and educational, with projects ranging from large scale hotels and resorts in Atlantic City to flagship locations for nationwide retailers in Manhattan. In recent years, Brian’s focus has shifted to the business and operations side of Architecture. Prior to joining Neves, Brian worked at City Invincible Architecture in Camden, NJ, as Director of Operations, where he managed schedules, resource allocation and profitability.
Brian is licensed in New York and currently lives in Mount Holly, NJ with his wife and three children.
John J. Glaviano, AIA, GGP
2019 AIA West Jersey Trustee
John J. Glaviano, AIA, GGP is a Project Manager and Senior Architect at Kitchen & Associates in Collingswood, New Jersey. He is a licensed architect with over 25 years of experience in residential, mixed-use and municipal facility design. John is a past President of AIA West Jersey and currently resides in Mickleton, New Jersey with his wife and 12-year old son. 2019 marks John’s 14th year on the AIA WJ Board of Directors where he currently serves as a Trustee. John also serves as a Co-Program Director for the AIA West Jersey and Temple University ‘Business of Architecture’ Certificate program at Temple University. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Drexel University and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Throughout his career John has worked on many notable buildings including the Flyers’ practice facility in Voorhees, New Jersey, renovations to Caesars Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City as well as designing several restaurants including Planet Hollywood at Caesars and the Chop House in Gibbsboro, New Jersey. In addition to design work, John has served as the Architectural Construction Manager for the terminal expansion of the Atlantic City International Airport and as an Owner Representative for the restoration of the historic 160-year old Glassboro Train Station in Glassboro, New Jersey. Recent projects at Kitchen & Associates include large scale student housing projects at Texas A&M, Penn State University, the University of North Carolina – Charlotte and the University of Arkansas with projects ranging from 255,000 sf to 425,000 sf.
Robert W. O’Reilly, AIA, LEED AP
2019 AIA West Jersey Trustee
Robert O’Reilly, AIA, LEED AP is a licensed Architect with over 40 years of experience. Bob is currently employed with Kitchen and Associates an Architectural firm in Collingswood, NJ. His interest in sustainable design and energy conservation led him to become a LEED Accredited Professional through the U.S. Green Building Council. Bob has designed several LEED certified buildings throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Robert has a Bachelor of Science degree in Structural Engineering with a minor in Construction Management from the New Jersey Institute of Technology where he also studied architecture.
Bob accumulated experience in estimating, design, and project management by working with various design firms across New Jersey. Not long after acquiring his New Jersey licensure as an architect, Bob transitioned his talents into the construction management arena by fulfilling a senior project management role at Wu & Associates, Inc. and eventually was a co-founder and principal of Arch Design Architects for 15 years.
In his spare time, Bob is active with the AIA West Jersey Section and also resides on the AIA New Jersey L&GA (Legislation & Government Affairs) Committee, New Jersey AIA COTE (Committee On The Environment), and AIA National Best Practices Committee. Robert is also very active with his church and community outreach. Bob was also the past AIA-WJ President in 2011.
David N. Lummis, AIA, LEED AP
David Lummis, AIA is a principal with the firm of Ignarri-Lummis Architects in Cherry Hill. Dave is a licensed architect in New Jersey and forty-one other states. The firm specializes in retail development and medical and dental office facilities across the country. He also holds a New Jersey Professional Planner’s license, is a New Jersey licensed ICS Building Inspector, and is a LEED Accredited Professional.
Kimberly Bunn, AIA, LEEDAP
Kimberly Bunn, AIA, LEED AP, is owner and principal of Bunn Architecture, a full service architecture firm specializing in residential projects based in Moorestown.
Dedicated to creative design and attention to detail, she enjoys helping her clients improve the spaces that they live or work in everyday.