Jinger Tapia, Architect, NCARBVice President, Design
Jinger Tapia is Vice President, Design for Ware Malcomb, a leading design firm providing planning, architecture, interior design, branding and civil engineering services for clients around the world. Established in 1972, the firm has offices located across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
A Licensed Architect with over 25 years of expertise, she has been instrumental in building and transforming Ware Malcomb’s Design Group into an international studio and solidifying Ware Malcomb as a thought leader in the design of creative office. Jinger leads the overall design direction for Ware Malcomb and her vision helps to define the firm’s design standards of high quality and strong character. Jinger is one of five women on Ware Malcomb’s senior leadership team. She is an extremely talented designer and is commended by her team for her ability to effectively bring resolution to any sort of design challenge. She is committed to ensuring her client’s satisfaction and project’s success. Jinger has led the design effort for many significant projects throughout her career.
Jinger received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Arizona. She was selected by Real Estate Forum Magazine as one of “Tomorrow’s Newsmakers” in their July 2007 issue, “Real Estate: The Next Generation.” Jinger was also among 35 rising stars profiled in the publication – selected from a group of over 225 nominees.
Under her design leadership, Ware Malcomb was the only firm recognized four years in a row by NAIOP’s prestigious “Design of the Future” competition. Jinger is a veteran speaker and has provided her design expertise on numerous speaking engagements and interview topics including Multistory Distribution, Design Trends in Tilt-Up Construction, Creative and Traditional Office, Evolving Office Design to Meet Changing Demands, The Anatomy of a Deal and Creating Inclusive Cultures at Commercial Real Estate Companies. Most recently, Bisnow recognized Jinger as a SoCal Power Women honoree. This award honors those paving the way for the next generation and shines a spotlight on impactful women in the CRE industry.