Ware Malcomb Promotes Michael Petersen To Principal, Architecture

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Kelly Teenor, Director, Marketing

949.660.9128, kteenor@waremalcomb.com


IRVINE, Calif. (April 19, 2018) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Michael Petersen has been promoted to Principal, Architecture in the firm’s Irvine, Calif.-based headquarters office. In this role, Petersen is responsible for the overall leadership and growth of the firm’s commercial business for the Irvine office.

“In addition to being a gifted architect, Mike has proven to be a strong leader at our firm,” said Jay Todisco, Executive Vice President of Ware Malcomb. “He has not only spearheaded the growth of key segments of our commercial business, including healthcare design, but he also helped implement a new management structure for the overall team to operate more efficiently. We congratulate him on this well-deserved promotion to Principal.”

With over 25 years of experience as an architect, Petersen was most recently Director, Architecture, which encompasses the firm’s commercial, healthcare, science and technology studios. He is a key member of Ware Malcomb’s management team and oversees these specialized teams in the Irvine office.

Petersen joined Ware Malcomb in 2012 as Director, Healthcare Design, and has successfully grown and expanded this practice to include not only medical office buildings and tenant improvements but also higher acuity projects such as outpatient surgery centers.

A licensed architect in the State of California, Petersen attended the Architecture Program at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, Calif. and continues to serve as a member of its Healthcare Initiative Advisory Board. Petersen is an active member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties’ (NAIOP) Southern California and Inland Empire chapters.

About Ware Malcomb (waremalcomb.com)

Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is an international design firm providing planning, architecture, interior design, branding and civil engineering services to commercial real estate and corporate clients. With 22 office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Panama, 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 among the top 20 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms ranking and the top 30 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit waremalcomb.com/news and view Ware Malcomb’s 2017 Design Highlights and 45th Anniversary Celebration videos at youtube.com/waremalcomb.

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