NEWS
October 15, 2019

SLAM Promotes 17 to Senior Associate

Glastonbury, CT, October 15, 2019 —The S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM) is pleased to announce the following team members across our Glastonbury, CT, Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA and Los Angeles, CA offices, have been promoted to Senior Associate.

SLAM Atlanta

Michael Pritchett, AIA, a resident of Kennesaw, GA joined SLAM in 2016 and is a NCARB certified architect. He was previously promoted to Associate and currently represents the firm as a Senior Project Manager for the Healthcare practice. Michael received a Bachelor of Architecture from Auburn University.

Raymond “Ray” Sluzas, AIA, LEED AP, CSI, CCS, CCCA, a resident of Atlanta, GA joined SLAM in 2003 and serves as a Technical and Specification Lead Architect, supporting the firm’s multi-market practices in Education, Healthcare and Corporate. Ray received a Master of Architecture from Catholic University of America and a Bachelor of Architecture from Rutgers University.

SLAM Boston

Loren Belida, AIA, LEED AP, a resident of Hillsboro, MA, joined SLAM in 2009 and serves as a Project Architect, supporting the firm’s multi-market practices in Education, Healthcare and Corporate. Loren holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Boston Architectural College and an Associate in Science – Engineering from Wentworth College.

Brian Ericsson, a resident of Melrose, MA, joined SLAM in 2008 and serves as a Job Captain for the firm’s Education practice. Brian received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

SLAM Glastonbury

Kathy Bell, AIA, ACHA, a resident of Vernon, CT joined SLAM in 1987 and serves as a Programmer/Planner and Research/Educational Coordinator for the firm’s Healthcare practice. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Clemson University and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Tennessee.

Nicholas “Nick” Campanelli, PLA, ASLA, a resident of Vernon, CT joined SLAM in 2012 and supports firm’s Landscape Architecture Studio. Nick received a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from The Pennsylvania State University.

William “Bill” Cone, PLA, ASLA, a resident of Glastonbury, CT joined SLAM in 2008 and supports the firm’s Landscape Architecture Studio. Bill received a Master of Design Studies from Harvard University, a Master of Landscape Architecture from University of Massachusetts, and a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Design from the University of Connecticut.

Lucy Conway, a resident of Newington, CT joined SLAM in 1988 and serves as the firm’s Controller in the Finance Department. Lucy received a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University.

Edward “Ed” Edelman, LEED AP, a resident of North Haven, CT joined SLAM in 2003 and supports the firm’s Healthcare practice. He received a Master of Architecture from Tulane University.

Tracy Herzer, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEEP AP, WELL AP, a resident of Glastonbury, CT joined SLAM in 1986 in the firm’s Interior Design Studio. Tracy leads the firm’s Health and Wellness program, elevating the firm as one of Connecticut’s Healthiest Employers in 2018 and 2019. She received a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from the University of Connecticut.

Brenda Johnson, a resident of Chester, CT joined SLAM in 1982, and is a Project Accountant, Payroll Manager and Benefits Coordinator in our Finance Department. Brenda received a business certificate from Computer Processing Institute.

Daniel ”Dan” Renn, a resident of Old Lyme, CT, joined SLAM in 2002 and supports the Healthcare and Education practices, providing construction administration and quality assurance to projects. Dan has completed coursework in architecture at Princeton University and technical theater at the University of Washington.

Matthew “Matt” Shea, AIA, a resident of Glastonbury, CT, joined SLAM in 2004, serving the Education practice as a Project Architect and Project Manager. Matt received a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from Norwich University.

John Stergakis, a resident of Newington, CT joined SLAM in 2000 as Director of Information Services. He has over 28 years of experience in Information Technology and 20 years with SLAM. John’s focus is to develop ways to keep national project teams connected to integrated Building Information Modeling Systems. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and completed coursework in management information systems at Central Connecticut State University. Prior to his career in IT, John worked for nearly 10 years with United States Department of Agriculture.

Jeffrey ”Jeff” Zepperi, a resident of Rocky Hill, CT, joined SLAM in 2006, serving as a Job Captain for the Education practice. Jeff received a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering Technology from the University of Hartford and in 2013 became a Revit Certified Professional.

SLAM Los Angeles

James “Jim” Reyes, AIA, a resident of Yorba Linda, CA, joined SLAM in 2006 and supports the firm’s Healthcare practice as a Senior Project Manager. Jim holds a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic University of Pomona.

Sagar Chavan, AIA, LEED AP, a resident of Santa Clarita, CA, joined SLAM in 2002 and supports the firm’s Healthcare and Education practices as a Senior Project Manager and Senior Project Designer. Sagar received a Master of Architecture from University of California, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Pune, India.

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