LRK Welcomes Nine Architectural Designers & Project Managers Across Markets

Posted by Katherine Martin on June 11th, 2019

LRK has welcomed nine new employees to our growing staff of 128 across eight offices.

  • Adrienne Bodeen – Memphis; Architect
  • Tyler Broome – Celebration; Project Manager
  • Rogean Cadieux-Smith – Memphis; Project Manager
  • Amanda Eggers – Dallas; Architectural Designer
  • Katie Hunt – Memphis; Architectural Designer
  • Todd Nations – Memphis; Accountant
  • Rudy Salinas – Celebration; Project Manager
  • Ronnie Santos – Dallas; Project Manager
  • Stewart Wild – Memphis; Construction Administrator

“We’re proud to add these colleagues to our deep roster of committed and talented architects and planners,” said LRK founding principal Frank Ricks.

Adrienne Bodeen, RA joins LRK's Memphis office as an Architect. Bodeen served as an intern architect in the LRK mixed-use and planning studios from June 2006 to January 2010. Returning to the Memphis market from Florida, Bodeen has more than 10 years of experience including high-end custom single-family residential, mixed-use, multifamily, commercial, and master planning projects. She graduated from the University of Miami School of Architecture and is currently pursuing a master's degree in business administration from the University of West Florida.

Tyler Broome, AIA, Project Manager, joins LRK’s Celebration office this spring. New to the Orlando market, Broome has spent his architectural career practicing in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia and Baton Rouge and Mandeville, Louisiana. Broome has served in multiple capacities within the architectural field, from project-based design and construction management to architectural studio management. Broome received both his Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Design-Build from Auburn University.

Rogean K. Cadieux-Smith joins LRK’s Memphis office as Project Manager with a multi-disciplinary background and extensive healthcare portfolio. Cadieux-Smith passionately advocates for quality design and champions evidence-based design in all sectors. Cadieux-Smith has earned a solid reputation leading clients and community groups through the design process to achieve their goals and create places which promote wellness and healthy lifestyles.  Cadieux-Smith received her Bachelor of Architecture from University of Detroit Mercy.

Amanda Eggers, LEED Green Assoc., joins LRK’s Dallas office as Architectural Designer. Eggers received her bachelor's degrees in architecture and interior architecture from Auburn University and actively serves as a member of the Greater Dallas Planning Council.

Katie Hunt, Architectural Designer, joins LRK’s Memphis office from Seattle, Washington, where she collaborated on the interior and exterior design of sustainably-focused projects ranging in size from 500 to 230,000 square feet. Hunt received her bachelor's degrees in architectural studies and textile design from University of Kansas and her Master of Architecture from University of Washington.

Todd Nations joins the accounting department of LRK’s Memphis office. Receiving his bachelor's and master’s degrees in accounting from the University of Mississippi, Nations holds decades of auditing, accounting, and financial analyst experience that he will provide to LRK's project teams.

Rudy Salinas, RA, CDT, LEED Green Assoc., Project Architect, joins LRK’s Celebration studio, contributing thirteen years of experience and a diverse background of commercial, healthcare, education, civic, retail, and residential projects. Salinas carries multidisciplinary skills, including technical expertise in CAD/BIM and VR software. Salinas is a LEED-accredited Green Associate, which denotes knowledge and practice of green design, construction, and operations. Salinas received his Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University and his Master of Architecture from University of Houston.

Ronnie Santos joins LRK’s Dallas office as Project Manager. An architecture graduate of National University in Manila, Philippines, Ronnie carries 23 years of architectural project management, technical design, and architect’s representative experience. Ronnie’s recent portfolio of project management work includes 29-story Legacy Tower (LVL29) in Plano, Texas and One Orchard mixed-use development in Greenwood Village, Colorado.  He served as a senior technical designer on the Dallas Cowboys Headquarters project in Frisco, Texas; Park Place student housing in Waco, Texas; and New School University in New York, New York.  He was also the architect’s representative for the Bronx Mental Health redevelopment in Bronx, New York.

Stewart Wild, Construction Administrator, returns to LRK with significant commercial contractor experience at Memphis-based firms including Grinder, Tabor & Grinder, B&B Specialty Contractors, and Kajima Building & Design Group. Stewart will lead day-to-day construction management and scheduling on behalf of the firm.

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