HMC Architects Announces 2009 Corporate Promotions  

June 07, 2009 |

Ontario, Calif. - June 2009—HMC Architect’s 2009 corporate promotions include three principals, two associate principals, five associates, two shareholders, and a chief marketing officer.

Formerly the firm’s executive vice president, Chris Taylor, AIA, LEED® AP, was named chief marketing officer (CMO).

“Chris has been with the firm since 1984 and has developed a unique talent for understanding a client’s vision and needs and strategically structuring teams to successfully achieve client goals and objectives,” stated CEO Randy Peterson, FAIA, LEED AP.

In Taylor’s position as CMO, he will focus on aligning HMC’s business development strategies with industry trends and client needs. He will support HMC’s leadership to provide high-quality design and excellent client service. According to Peterson, “Chris will be instrumental in strategizing plans for emerging markets and working with key clients and firm leaders to continue to position HMC as an industry leader.”

HMC’s three principal appointments include Konni Wong-Doi, CID, LEED AP, Gary Gidcumb, RA, and Scott Griffith, AIA.

The firm’s new associate principals include Hector Cruz, LEED AP, and Dale Krahn, AIA.

HMC’s newest associates include Jim Rosa, Assoc. AIA, Meng Ho, Chris Grant, Jamie Saucier, AIA, LEED AP, and Harold Kiewel, AIA, CSI, CCS.

Hal Sibley, AIA, LEED AP, and Craig Semingson, AIA, ACHA, both principals with the firm, were named as new shareholders.

Individuals mentioned in this release are located throughout HMC’s offices as follows:

Central Valley, California

·         Scott Griffith, AIA, Principal

Los Angeles, California

·         Gary Gidcumb, RA, Principal

·         Hal Sibley, AIA, LEED AP, Shareholder (Principal)

·         Craig Semingson, AIA, ACHA, Shareholder (Principal)

Ontario, California

·         Chris Taylor, AIA, LEED AP, Chief Marketing Officer

·         Konni Wong-Doi, CID, LEED AP, Principal

·         Hector Cruz, LEED AP, Associate Principal

·         Jim Rosa, Assoc. AIA, Associate

·         Meng Ho, Associate

·         Chris Grant, Associate

Reno, California

·         Jaime Saucier, AIA, LEED AP, Associate

San Jose, California

·         Dale Krahn, AIA, Associate Principal

San Diego, California

·          Harold Kiewel, AIA, CSI, CCS, Associate

Throughout its history, HMC Architects has established a reputation as an award-winning design firm and thought leader for education, healthcare, and government facilities. Founded in 1940, HMC is one of the most prominent planning and design firms with offices strategically located throughout the West. To learn more about HMC Architects or to arrange interviews with the firm’s executive leadership, please contact Tracy Black at (800) 350-9979, or and visit  Follow us on Twitter at\HMCArchitects.


Tracy Black

Vice President, Corporate Marketing


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