Ware Malcomb Announces Leadership Promotions in Phoenix Office

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Maria Rodgers, Public Relations Manager, 949.660.9128, mrodgers@waremalcomb.com
Maureen Bissonnette, Associate Principal, Marketing, 949.660.9128, mbissonnette@waremalcomb.com

The civil engineering and architecture studio promotions complement the firm’s growth

PHOENIX (November 1, 2021) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Matt Kuehn has been promoted to Director, Civil Engineering and Braden Blake, AIA has been promoted to Studio Manager, Architecture, both in the firm’s Phoenix, Arizona office.

In his role as Director, Civil Engineering, Kuehn leads the growth and management of civil engineering services for the Phoenix office. Kuehn joined Ware Malcomb in 2019 to launch the firm’s civil engineering practice in the Arizona market, and he successfully built the team, exceeding growth and business goals. He has 19 years of experience in civil engineering and land development, including surveying, feasibility studies, and design for commercial developments, residential subdivisions and infrastructure. Kuehn holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Masters in Business Administration, both from Lawrence Technological University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in 18 states including Arizona and an active member of NAIOP Arizona and Urban Land Institute (ULI).

In Blake’s role as Studio Manager, Architecture, he helps lead the Phoenix team and manage select projects. Blake joined Ware Malcomb in 2014 and returned in 2018 as a Project Architect, directly managing some of the most complex projects in the Phoenix region. He has more than 11 years of architectural design expertise and excels in leading projects from design through construction. Blake has diverse project experience including corporate office, industrial, restaurant, retail, mixed-use, cultural and performing arts. A licensed architect in the state of Arizona, Blake holds a Bachelor of Arts in Design and a Master of Architecture from Arizona State University. He is a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Arizona chapter and the NAIOP Arizona Developing Leaders program.

“Matt and Braden have both demonstrated outstanding leadership and a strong commitment to our clients,” said Kevin Evernham, Principal of Ware Malcomb’s Phoenix office. “Matt has successfully grown our civil practice, and Braden has become an invaluable leader in our architecture studio.”

“Since joining the firm a few years ago, Matt has built a strong team to deliver civil engineering services across the Phoenix region. We look forward to his continued leadership and mentorship supporting the growth of Ware Malcomb’s civil engineering services,” said Tom Jansen, Principal.

About Ware Malcomb (waremalcomb.com)

Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 15 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 25 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit http://waremalcomb.com/news and view Ware Malcomb’s Brand Video at youtube.com/waremalcomb.
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