Get to Know: Kelly Reynolds

Kelly Reynolds, RID, NCIDQ, joined JAI in 2015.   What is your role at JAI? Registered Interior Designer (RID).   What three words best describe you? Dedicated, caring and outgoing.   What is your favorite aspect of being on the JAI team? I appreciate the fact that the partners treat us as colleagues, not employees. We’re given the autonomy to …

Get to Know: Josh Biden

Josh Biden, LEED AP, joined JAI in 2014.   What is your role at JAI? Project manager for projects of all shapes and sizes.   What three words best describe you? Steady, fair and easygoing.   What is your favorite aspect of being on the JAI team? I like that our firm has strong relationships with our clients.   What …

Get to Know: Kevin Brown

  Kevin Brown joined JAI in 2012.   What is your role at JAI? Like most everyone else here, a little bit of everything.   What three words best describe you? Single, Caucasian and male.   What is your favorite aspect of being on the JAI team? It’s nice to be wanted.   What three words best describe the culture …

Get to Know: Emily Haire

  Emily Haire, NCARB, LEED AP, joined JAI in 2011.   What is your role at JAI? Project coordinator and designer and graphic designer. Do we ever wear just one hat?   What three words best describe you? Spirited, creative and supportive.   What is your favorite aspect of being on the JAI team? I so appreciate my great teammates …

Get to Know: Heather Overton

Heather Overton joined JAI in 2009.   What is your role at JAI? Peacekeeper, merriment-maker and master scheduler of all things important.   What three terms best describe you? The same: peacekeeper, merriment-maker, master scheduler of all things important.   What is your favorite aspect of being on the JAI team? Being part of a gloriously quirky work family that …

Get to Know: Jeff Williamson

Jeff Williamson first joined JAI in 2003 (staying until 2010) and rejoined the firm in 2014.     What is your role at JAI? Project manager, mentor and fiduciary of the annual JAI office basketball pool.   What three words best describe you? Communicative, meticulous and witty.   What are your favorite aspects of being on the JAI team? Working …

Get to Know: Brandy Hatmaker

Brandy Hatmaker joined JAI in 2005. What is your role at JAI? Drafting the plans, coloring the renderings, fixing the computers, finding the things but, most importantly, mayor of Brandyland!   What three words best describe you? Jeans, fleece and sneakers.   What is your favorite aspect of being on the JAI team? The team functions more like a family. …

Get to Know: Linda Mollica

Linda Mollica joined JAI in 2003. What is your role at JAI? I’m officially the receptionist, but my team says I’m the quarterback – I handle the ball on almost every play! I know I may be the first voice you hear or the first face you see at JAI.   What three words best describe you? Accommodating, patient, compassionate. …

Get to Know: Colleen Riordan

Colleen Riordan, RA, joined JAI in 2001. What is your role at JAI? Project manager, intern mentor, garlic-cheese-grits casserole maker.   What three words best describe you? Gregarious, hilarious, organized.   What is your favorite aspect of being on the JAI team? JAI has given me complete autonomy to run my own projects from start to finish. It is wonderful …

Get to Know: Rick Friel

Rick Friel, AIA, joined JAI in 1999 and is a partner in the firm.   What is your role at JAI? Partner and, somehow, I have been labeled the code and ADA guru.   What three words best describe you? Kind, patient, caring.   What is your favorite aspect of being on the JAI team? I feel like the three …