Congratulations to the members of the 2019 B&A Leadership Class! The newly instated B&A Leadership Program identifies members of the staff that have exhibited leadership qualities and who would benefit from diverse leadership training, with the ultimate goal of developing these individuals into future B&A leaders.

The leadership members for the next year include:

  • Adan Quesada
  • Anya Suriyaarachchi, Assoc. AIA
  • Ericka L. Espinal
  • Ian Dixon, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP
  • Joshua Rak, LEED GA
  • Kirk J. Olney, RLA
  • Rupali Dalvi
  • Tommaso Nardone, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
  • Yoka Ikourou

Participants will be assigned a mentor to assist and guide the candidates through the training sessions identified with the program that exposes them to the skills needed to lead the firm. Once selected candidates complete the B&A Leadership Program, they will be prepared for the responsibilities required of associates and partners of the firm.

The following list enumerates the training sessions that each candidate will be required to fulfill for the completion of the Leadership Program:

  • Marketing Skills
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Design Skills
  • Technical Skills
  • Management Skills
  • Business Management Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Ethical Standards