Danvers, MA Gienapp Architects has promoted Imelda Barnhurst, RA, AIA to associate. For over 10 years, she has been an integral part of the firm’s design and project management teams. Barnhurst recently provided design services for multiple renovation projects in Watertown and project management services for the town of Danvers’ emergency dispatch center. She also recently completed the programming for business and administration facilities for a 240-unit retirement community which she is now leading in project design. Barnhurst has also been instrumental in implementing advanced project management processes, procedures and technology to ensure that Gienapp Architects’ projects fulfill the firm’s mission of providing solutions that are smart, creative, on schedule and on budget.
Prior to joining Gienapp, Barnhurst was a designer and draftsman at several architecture firms.
Barnhurst has a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Architecture degree from Illinois Institute of Technology. She is a Registered Architect in Massachusetts and Member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
“Working at Gienapp Architects for 10 years has been incredibly gratifying. I’ve been able to work on complex projects and create truly unique spaces. I’m excited to broaden my responsibilities as an Associate and look forward to helping drive the success of the firm,” said Barnhurst.
“Imelda has superior project management and execution skills that allow her to accomplish projects that have unique challenges in design, schedule, budget and programming,” said Gienapp Architects principal, Dale Gienapp, AIA. “In her expanded role, she’ll also be assisting with business and employee development and the day-to-day management of the firm. We’re thrilled to have Imelda as an associate. She is a tremendous asset to the firm.”