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Becker Morgan Group Welcomes 2018 Summer Interns

Salisbury, MD / June 19, 2018 – Becker Morgan Group is proud to welcome a group of six interns for the summer of 2018. The internships offered by Becker Morgan Group provide invaluable assistance to the Becker Morgan team while providing important hands on experiences for each intern, supplementing their education.

The Salisbury, MD office welcomes two Architectural Interns, Randall McBride and Megan Kelly, and an Engineering Intern, Caroline Morris.  Randall is a rising senior at the University of Maryland pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Architecture with a minor in Sustainability Studies. Megan is a third-year architecture student at Virginia Tech pursuing a Bachelor of Architecture. Caroline is a graduate of Mardela High School in Wicomico County, MD and is currently attending the University of Maryland pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

Joining the Dover, DE office as a Civil Engineering Intern is Andrew Harting-Smith. Andrew is a rising senior at the University of Delaware, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a minor in Economics.

Joining the Newark, DE office as a Civil Engineering Intern is Snehil Kumar. Snehil is a graduate of Caesar Rodney High School in Camden, DE and currently attends the University of Delaware where he majors in Civil Engineering with a minor in Integrated Design.

Nathan Fehrs joins the Wilmington, NC office as an Architectural Intern. Nathan is from Wilmington, NC, attended Laney High School and is currently studying Architecture at Cape Fear Community College, he will continue his education next year at Roger Williams University.

Becker Morgan Group is proud to support local students and institutions to provide real world experience and training in a wide range of career paths. The firm provides Architecture & Engineering services with offices in Delaware, Maryland, and North Carolina. For more information, visit

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Morgan Joins Quinn Evans Architects as Associate

Baltimore, MD / June 6, 2018 – Architect Noted for Complex Restorations, Adaptive Use Projects – Jeffrey Morgan has joined the Baltimore office of Cho Benn Holback, a Quinn Evans Company, as an associate. An architect with more than 25 years of experience, Morgan brings to the firm a deep portfolio in complex renovation, adaptive use, and historic preservation projects.

Morgan has served as project manager and construction administrator on many award-winning projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic, including college and university facilities, centers for the performing arts, visitor centers, libraries, and urban revitalization initiatives. He is currently contributing to several Quinn Evans design projects, including upgrades to the U.S. Tax Court Library in northwest Washington, D.C., for the U.S. General Services Administration; the expansion of the Family and Children’s Services (FSC) of Central Maryland’s center in Westminster, Md.; and the renovation of the historic 21 East N. Avenue office building in Baltimore.

Morgan holds a masters of architecture from the State University of New York at Buffalo (1990) and a bachelor of science in scenic design for theatre and film (1985) from the University of Maryland at College Park.

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Gaudreau, Inc. Announces Promotions

Baltimore, MD / May 15, 2018 – Gaudreau, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of new Senior Associate and Associate:

Richard Williams, AIA, LEED BD+C CDT – Senior Associate
Mr. Williams is a registered architect with nearly 40 years of experience. Mr. Williams has extensive experience directing projects from pre-schematic planning through post-construction services.  His vast experience in the design of state-of-the-art science and high-tech laboratory facilities is a great asset to the Gaudreau team. Most recently Rich has worked on projects for Longfellow Real Estate Partners, USDA and the Nationals Institutes of Health.

Erin Reinhart, AIA, LEED AP BD+C – Associate
Ms. Reinhart has nearly 20 years of architectural experience in a broad range of project types and is the LEED specialist at Gaudreau. Currently, Erin is serving as the Project Manager for two of the National Institutes of Health’s largest office re-leasing projects in over 20 years. Erin is developing the Program of Requirements which consolidates 15 different NIH agencies (2,700 NIH employees) currently in five separate office buildings into a 500,000 sf, two facility complex.


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H. Aaron Thoren Joins Gaudreau, Inc.

Baltimore, MD / May 15, 2018 – Gaudreau, Inc. is pleased to announce that H. Aaron Thoren, AIA, LEED AP has joined the firm as an Associate. Thoren has more than 30 years of experience and is a welcome addition to the Gaudreau team. Thoren will join the firm’s Educational Studio and work on the Hoffberger Science building project for Goucher College.

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Ashish Khemchandani joins Hord Coplan Macht as Sustainability Specialist

Baltimore, MD / May 3, 2018 – Hord Coplan Macht is pleased to announce the hiring of Ashish Khemchandani, LEED Green Associate, as Sustainability Specialist based in the Baltimore, MD office. The addition of Khemchandani underscores the firm’s growing commitment to sustainable design practices.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Master of Environmental Building Design program and Sardar Patel University’s Bachelor of Architecture program, Khemchandani brings a breadth of skills and experience to his new position.

“In addition to an architectural background, Ashish brings skills to perform Building Performance analytics, and explore, quantify and optimize environmental performance related parameters to design such as day-lighting, surface radiation, thermal comfort, whole building energy, intelligent shading and natural ventilation,” said Director of Sustainability Lisa Ferretto, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, GGP, “we are very excited to have Ashish join us to help move sustainability forward across all our studios and offices!”

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Hord Coplan Macht Pledges Annual Scholarship to Morgan State University Design Programs

Baltimore, MD / April 17, 2018 – Hord Coplan Macht is excited to announce the establishment of the Hord Coplan Macht Scholarship Fund at Morgan State University. The annual commitment will help offset educational costs for two students in the School of Architecture and Planning, one majoring in Architecture and one in Landscape Architecture.

This fund celebrates Hord Coplan Macht’s 40th anniversary and the company’s long-standing relationship with Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and Planning. Together, the two entities have formed a successful mentorship and internship program offering numerous students internships, employment and growth opportunities since its inception.

“Our relationship with Morgan State University has been incredibly meaningful. The students we’ve met though the program have shown us that inspiration travels both ways, from mentor to mentee and vice versa. We are delighted to offer this opportunity and look forward to helping develop the next generation of design talent,” Hord Coplan Macht founder and Principal, Carol Macht said of the scholarship fund.

Scholarships will be awarded to qualified students based on academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

“HCM is a true advocate for educating and preparing young students to lead the built environment professions. They have supported initiatives and have volunteered valuable time to ensure diversity and inclusion in practice. Morgan State University School of Architecture and Planning is very grateful to HCM for their impact on students’ lives”, said Morgan State University Architecture and Planning School Dean Maryanne Akers.

About Hord Coplan Macht
Hord Coplan Macht is an architecture, landscape architecture, planning and interior design firm.  Specializing in healthcare, education, mixed-use, parks, office and institutional facilities, the firm has offices in Baltimore, MD, Alexandria, VA, and Denver, CO. 

 About Morgan State University
Morgan State University, founded in 1867, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research institution offering more than 100 academic programs leading to degrees from the baccalaureate to the doctorate. As Maryland’s Preeminent Public Urban Research University, Morgan serves a multiethnic and multiracial student body and seeks to ensure that the doors of higher education are opened as wide as possible to as many as possible. For more information about Morgan State University, visit


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