Sean Patrick Nohelty, AIA LEED AP, is a Project Manager, Director, and Corporate Secretary of David M. Schwarz Architects (DMSAS). Sean graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BArch degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1997 where he was also a teaching assistant and student intern in the Office of Facilities Engineering. His 17 years of professional experience at DMSAS covers a broad section of building types including higher education, performing arts, civic, healthcare, office, mixed-use, hospitality, and master planning. In addition to being the Chair of the firm’s Charitable Giving Committee, Sean has also served as the University Fellowship Coordinator and Employee Recruiting Coordinator. Sean is a registered architect in Washington, D.C. and Texas and holds LEED BD+C Certification.
Outside the office, Sean has been actively involved in the District of Columbia Building Industry Association Leaders in Development (DCBIA DLD), the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA), and the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA|DC) for which he is currently serving as 2014 President.
Roy Abernathy, AIA, Mr. Roy Abernathy has more than 20 years experience as workplace strategist, architect and corporate real estate executive. He has been involved in four of the 10 largest corporate mergers in the U.S. in the 90’s including MediaOne, US West, AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner, and Continental Cable. He has helped develop the workplace strategies and re-branding efforts for companies such as Andersen Consulting, Accenture, MediaOne, and AT&T. His areas of expertise include office/workplace strategy, sustainability, energy usage, business process and change management. He has transitioned portfolios ranging in size from 3 facilities to over 100 facilities and portfolios greater than 2 million SF for clients in various industries including corporate, law, communications, education and healthcare. As a sought-after lecturer on workplace performance, business architecture and the future of facilities performance, Roy’s enthusiasm expertise, and progressive thinking make him a collaborative partner clients’ trust.
Jordan Goldstein, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, co-managing director of Gensler’s 270-person Washington, DC, has a distinguished 17-year career that blends design innovation and organizational leadership. Goldstein joined Gensler in 1996, his first job after finishing school. In 2003, he was promoted to principal, making him one of the youngest partners in the firm’s 50-year history. Goldstein’s innovative design work has garnered numerous international and regional design awards, including several AIA and IIDA awards, 3 Good Design Awards, and five Best of NeoCon Gold and Silver Awards for product design. His accomplishments in architecture, workplace and product design have allowed him a unique interdisciplinary approach to design, and an ability to influence the direction that each of these practices takes within the firm.