Swinerton Names New Director of Special Projects for Atlanta Office
Swinerton has added Katayoon (Kat) Alavian to the team in its Atlanta office as Director of Special Projects. Alavian shifts to Atlanta from Swinerton’s Los Angeles office, where she was hired in 2015 as Senior Project Manager and later promoted to Project Executive.
“Kat is well-suited to lead Atlanta’s Special Projects group,” noted Derek Mosiman, vice president and division manager, Swinerton Atlanta. “She is adept at building a high-performing team and developing its expertise. She is skilled at collaborating with clients to ensure a superior quality finished product that aligns with defined objectives and needs. Kat is already proving to be an incredible asset to the Atlanta team with her passion for high-end design and impeccable attention to detail while managing large-scale projects.”
Alavian has been involved in approximately $600 million in commercial projects, $450 million of which have been during her Swinerton tenure.
Angela Noote is a native of Northern California and graduated from Chico State with a degree in public relations. After college she moved to the Central Coast and worked first in ad sales then in editorial, eventually spending more than a decade as a print reporter and editor. She detoured into design work at a printer/publisher, and with a partner eventually opened a boutique full-service marketing agency. Moving into corporate communications, she built and managed several successful marketing teams in the hospitality, financial services, and nonprofit industries. Most recently she was an internal comms manager in the tech sector. After a long stint spent in Georgia (Go Dawgs), she moved to Baton Rouge, LA and has written for clients in the financial, luxury imports, higher ed, commercial cleaning, and medical equipment industries. Her son is a media arts major at the University of South Carolina, and her husband owns a comedy theater in Baton Rouge, where you can often find Angi teaching improv classes, leading corporate training events, or doing an occasional stand up set.