Directors

Tim Williams

Tim Williams CPA

Senior Director - Chief Financial Officer
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Tim is integral to the firm’s financial well-being and strategic initiatives, bringing a wealth of expert financial and business knowledge with over 15 years as a CFO and more than 33 years of accounting, finance, budgeting, banking, taxes and financial systems experience. A Certified Public Accountant for more than 30 years, Tim joined DAHLIN in 2007 as the CFO.

Gabriela Eaton

Gabriela Eaton SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Senior Director - Human Resources
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Gabriela thrives on creating workplaces that attract and enable creative, talented people to bring their best. She firmly believes that our Passion for Place® starts with our own working environment—a positive community where people thrive. Known for her ability to deploy best business practices with a people-centric view, she intuitively facilitates a design thinking approach to opportunities and challenges alike. Her expertise in management, combined with her diverse background in people development, enables individuals and teams to create the best of architecture that promotes human fulfillment and well-being in our communities.

Chris Fernandez

Chris Fernandez

Managing Director - Irvine Office

As the Managing Director, Chris is responsible for managing operations, as well as the overall strategic vision for the Irvine office. As a planner, Chris works hand in hand with a talented team of planners, designers, and project managers in developing successful communities from initial design to successful entitlements for residential developments throughout California and Nevada. His strengths are his leadership, strategic insight and creative thinking and his portfolio includes master planned communities, site-specific neighborhood design, urban infill and mixed-use multifamily developments.

Lauren Jessup-Mosu

Lauren Jessup-Mosu

Managing Director - Bellevue Office

Leading the Bellevue, Washington office, Lauren is passionate about staff mentorship and fostering a collaborative environment for creativity. She embodies a deep care for the life experiences of the people who live and work within built environments, whether that be a DAHLIN office or a client project. Her enthusiasm and experience in single-family and multifamily communities allows her to efficiently manage projects during all phases from design through construction administration, contributing to sustainable development and supporting the region’s economic growth and vitality.

Chris Apostolopoulos

Chris Apostolopoulos CGBP

Director - Affordable Housing
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A leader and expert in affordable housing, Chris is well-versed in the various funding source requirements with specialized knowledge in multifamily new construction and renovation projects, building codes, and cost-effective and energy-efficient solutions. Actively participating in various affordable housing organizations, including Non-Profit Housing, East Bay Housing Organization, and Housing California, Chris is a thought leader and collaborator with developers, ensuring well-designed, efficient projects serve their communities for decades to come.

Don Ricci

Don Ricci

Director - Neighborhood Residential
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As Director of the Neighborhood Residential sector, Don oversees design, entitlement and construction documents for multiple teams across the firm, at all scales of residential development. He has excellent communication skills with developer and builder clients, closely interacting with their management teams on all levels. As a member of the North State BIA Associates Council, Don is active in shaping the direction and supporting the goals of the homebuilding industry. Don embodies a passion for placemaking and enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for the homebuilding industry with staff and clients alike.

Padru Kang

Padru Kang

Design Director
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Padru's design leadership ensures a higher level and quality of design, efficiency in development and construction, and most importantly, allows for effective communication of a project's vision and design details. Never losing sight of what inspires him, he inspires staff across the firm, cultivating an atmosphere of creativity. Designing projects in 3D from inception, he is a leader in the successful integration of the digital world into a design process that ensures the integrity of the design in service of the client.

Ryan White

Ryan White

Design Director
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Specializing in the design of single-family homes, Ryan has a keen eye for the future families who will reside within. He passionately leads an R&D effort within the Southern California region that has led to the innovative architectural design of many building types that move design forward while passing the test of market demands. Dedicated to the homebuilding industry, Ryan is a member of the BIA Orange County Board of Directors.

Jaclyn Anderson
Jaclyn Anderson LEED® AP
Director - Administration

Jaclyn leads business operations across the firm, specializing in contract documents and risk management.

Vanessa Pelletier
Vanessa Pelletier CPSM
Director - Branding

Vanessa leads firm-wide strategy of integrated brand communications across all channels of marketing, business development and cultural activities. As an active member in the industry, she is involved in the Society of Marketing for Professional Services and RED Bay Area.

Desiree Pool
Desiree Pool
Director - Information Technology and Facilities

Desiree's energetic, hands-on approach to problem-solving supports teams across all offices, maintaining the quality of our facilities and equipping us with the latest technology in information services.

Carol Cole
Carol Cole ASID, LEED® AP
Director - Interior Design

An environmental and interior designer, Carol’s holistic approach looks beyond colors and materials. Complementing her interior design expertise, she also studied architecture and is skilled in AutoCAD and Revit, making Carol a key contributor, connecting exterior and interior spaces.