Ware Malcomb : Irvine


10 Edelman
Irvine, CA 92618

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Irvine Leaders

Ted Heisler, CID, IIDA

Principal, Interior Architecture and Design

Ted leads the Irvine Interior Architecture and Design studio and the firm's Interior Advisory Group. He is also involved with national business development and corporate accounts.

Jinger Tapia

Principal, Design

Jinger leads the Design Studio which supports all of Ware Malcomb's offices. She oversees the design direction of the firm, and is directly involved in key projects.

John Thomas

Senior Fellow Creative Design

With Ware Malcomb since 1981, John provides his extensive design knowledge on signature projects for the firm, including work in China.

Maureen Bissonnette, MBA

Associate Principal, Marketing

Maureen leads and manages the corporate marketing team, which supports all Ware Malcomb offices.

Lon Stephenson, LEED AP, CASp

Associate Principal, Operations

A Licensed Architect, Lon Stephenson oversees company-wide training and manages select commercial architecture projects.

Moses Gonzales, MBA

Associate Principal, Information Technology

Moses leads and manages information technology and business equipment requirements for all Ware Malcomb offices.

Michael Petersen, LEED AP BD+C

Director, Healthcare Design

Michael oversees our Healthcare Design Studio, which specializes in designing buildings and tenant improvements for medical office buildings, outpatient/ambulatory, acute care, skilled nursing and assisted living.

Tom Myers, Architect, LEED AP

Regional Vice President

Tom is responsible for the overall growth and leadership of the Irvine Commercial Architecture practice, including the Healthcare Design and Science & Technology studios.

Debra Bryant

Director, Branding

Debra leads our Branding Studio, which provides full service graphic design services including integrated branded environments, interior and exterior signage, website design, along with Ware Malcomb marketing and project graphics.

Leslie Espiritu

Director, Human Resources

Leslie oversees human resources for the company, including onboarding, employee relations, compensation and benefits administration and people initiatives.

Ilyes Nouizi

Director, Resource Services

Ilyes oversees the Studio A, a dedicated production team that specializes in contract documents and supports all offices.

Sonia Sorensen, PE, PMP

Director, Civil Engineering

Sonia is responsible for the growth of the civil engineering practice, along with the overall management of civil engineering projects and staff for Southern California, including the Irvine, San Diego, and Los Angeles offices.

Mary Cheval

Director, Interior Architecture & Design

Mary is responsible for the growth and management of the Interior Architecture & Design Studio and oversees all interiors projects for the Irvine office.

Brad Mathias


Brad provides oversight, direction, and vision to the finance and accounting functions of the firm.