Associates

Andy McKay
Andy McKay
Associate / Senior Planner

Andy’s background in architecture brings an added level of detail and foresight to the planning process. His collaborative approach is characterized by building strong relationships with clients, city staff, and other consultants, with the goal of maximizing the value of each project.

Chuanbo Jiao
Chuanbo Jiao
Associate / Senior Designer

A talented problem solver, Chuanbo leads successful projects ranging from new community planning, high density single-family residences to urban mixed-use mid-rise buildings in the United States, China, and the Middle East.

Colette Aviles
Colette Aviles
Associate / Marketing Communications Manager

Colette supports the firm's strategic objectives and our passionate staff through marketing communication initiatives that share the pursuit of our mission to create places that promote human fulfillment and well-being.

Eric Muzzy
Eric Muzzy
Associate / Entitlement Project Manager

Eric is involved in the project planning process from early site analysis and land use plans through final submittal document preparation with a particular expertise in navigating complex entitlements. His master planning experience includes residential, resort, retail, and mixed-use developments.

Erica DiCioccio
Erica DiCioccio AIA, LEED® AP BD+C
Associate / Architect

For over 12 years, Erica has successfully led projects from inception to completion for public, educational, institutional, and commercial clients with an emphasis on efficient and sustainable design solutions that are on budget.

Jamie Almeida
Jamie Almeida
Associate / Project Manager

Specializing in multifamily housing projects within the senior living and affordable housing sectors, Jamie is a passionate advocate for clients proactively working with city planning and building departments to efficiently move projects through.

Jordan Ellis
Jordan Ellis
Associate / Project Manager

Jordan’s diverse experience includes institutional, commercial, hospitality and residential projects. He approaches every challenge believing there is a reasonable, successful solution, seeking to fulfill client objectives while managing code, zoning and other jurisdictional requirements with clear communication and diligent production.

Joseph Soares
Joseph Soares
Associate / Architect

An architect, designer, and project manager with more than 13 years of experience, Joseph is well versed in the development process, with expertise in construction administration for affordable housing, senior housing, multifamily and mixed-use, churches, fire stations and public safety facilities.

Jun Ke
Jun Ke AIA, LEED® AP BD+C
Associate / Architect

Jun is a creative designer and architect with an international background, specializing in contemporary retail, commercial and hospitality projects in the United States and China.

Junkun
Junkun "Sindy" Shi AIA, LEED® AP
Associate / Senior Architect

Experienced in design and urban planning for international projects, Sindy specializes in commercial and residential design, including high density mixed-use, golf and community clubhouses, luxury villas, and custom homes.

Leilani Gnall
Leilani Gnall
Associate / Senior CAD Manager

A multitalented project and CAD manager, Leilani is skilled in managing complex projects and leads staff in setting and maintaining office standards across all offices.

Payam Rad
Payam Rad
Associate / Project Manager

Experienced in a variety of project types, Payam has specialized in multifamily projects over the past 10 years. At the forefront of the industry’s transition to BIM, he is a leader in incorporating new design technology into DAHLIN’s design process.

Ronald Cariaga
Ronald Cariaga
Associate / Project Manager

Ron is an effective problem solver with a highly technical background blended with a focus on high quality design aesthetic and superior livability. Specializing in residential architecture, he works with clients on design solutions for highly complex projects.

Sherri Justus
Sherri Justus
Associate / Project Manager

An experienced interior designer, Sherri brings more than a decade of design and project management experience in senior living, multifamily, hospitality, office and residential projects from design development, material specification, construction documentation, FF&E specification, procurement, final delivery and installation.

Thomas Maddern
Thomas Maddern
Associate / Multimedia Designer

Tom develops graphic stories, supporting project teams and working with clients. He is a licensed drone pilot and specializes in 3D renderings and animation presentations, VR walkthroughs including conceptual 360 renderings and 360 photography tours, as well as hand drawn sketches and watercolors.

Warren Fujimura
Warren Fujimura AIA, LEED® AP
Associate / Senior Architect

Warren leads the commercial team working with retail clients of all sizes, given his experience with a variety of project types. He focuses on the re-envisioning of retail centers—crafting spaces in new ways that respond to the rapidly changing retail environment.

Zafar Hadi
Zafar Hadi
Associate / Senior Planner

Specializing in master planning and landscape design, Zafar is an exceptional designer and creative thinker. His technical expertise and experience has involved him in a number of high-profile projects across the United States, China, and the Middle East.