Ware Malcomb Announces Promotion of Jim Stanard to Studio Manager, Architecture for Irvine and Inland Empire Offices

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Maureen Bissonnette, Associate Principal, Marketing, 949.660.9128, mbissonnette@waremalcomb.com




Irvine, Calif. (April 8, 2020) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Jim Stanard has been promoted to Studio Manager, Architecture for the firm’s Irvine and Inland Empire offices. In this new role, Stanard will help manage the team and assist with the architecture studio with business development and operations throughout Orange County and the Inland Empire in Southern California.

Stanard brings over 40 years of architectural experience to Ware Malcomb, including work on a wide variety of project types such as retail, office, industrial, healthcare, retail, restaurants and education. He joined Ware Malcomb in 2018 as a Senior Project Manager for the Irvine Architecture group and quickly became an integral part of the team, working on several large, complex projects with local and national clients. As a licensed architect, Stanard leads projects from initial master planning and design stages to successful construction completion.

“Jim is a devoted team member who cares about our clients, our people, and our culture,” said Tom Myers, Regional Vice President of Ware Malcomb. “His strong technical knowledge, keen attention to detail, and excellent client service have been a huge asset to every project. We look forward to his continued contributions in his new role as Studio Manager,” added Greg Spon, Director, Architecture.

Stanard is a Registered Architect in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho and Washington. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architectural Engineering from Arizona State University, as well as a Technical Degree in Architectural Drafting and Design from the Phoenix Institute of Technology. Stanard is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional.

About Ware Malcomb (waremalcomb.com)

Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is an international design firm providing planning, architecture, interior design, branding, civil engineering and building measurement services to commercial real estate and corporate clients. 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/educational facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm and Best Firm to Work For 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 waremalcomb.com/news and view Ware Malcomb’s Brand Video at youtube.com/waremalcomb.


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