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NBBJ Appoints McConnell & Mankin to Key Leadership Roles

NBBJ Appoints McConnell & Mankin to Key Leadership Roles

Seattle-based architecture and design firm NBBJ has elevated Managing Partner Steve McConnell, FAIA, to Board Chair and named Robert C. Mankin Jr., AIA, as Managing Partner to lead the firm’s executive team. 

“Leadership succession is an important part of NBBJ’s evolution, business strategy and legacy,” said McConnell. “Every day we strive to create a well-led firm that delivers expertise, transformational design and powerful ideas for our clients.”

“NBBJ is long defined by multi-generational leadership and an 80-year legacy of ideas-driven design,” added Mankin. “It is my honor to work with Steve and the Executive Team to guide our firm into the future.”

NBBJ also announced the new executive team which is comprised of Partner Juli Cook, COO; Partner Helen Dimoff, CMO; and Design Partner, Mindy Levine-Archer, AIA. Additionally, firmwide Design Partner Jonathan Ward, FAIA, has joined NBBJ’s board and former Board Chair Joan Saba, FAIA, transitions to Consulting Partner.

Pictured left to right: Robert Mankin and Steve McConnell


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