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The Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) honored Firm President C.T. Hsu, FAIA, with its 2008 Chairman’s Award that annually recognizes a long term contributor to the region’s economic development goals. “This is the type of man for whom no job is too big or too small,” said Fred Leonhardt, chairman of the EDC Board of Directors, in presenting the award to Hsu. “From our perspective, you are the best thing Orlando has that was made in Taiwan!” Hsu has been a member of the organization for nearly 20 years. He served on the EDC’s Executive Committee or Board of Directors for more than five years and was an inaugural committee chairman of the EDC’s Industry Outreach Program.
The Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC) selected C.T. Hsu, FAIA, its District 6 Volunteer of the Year. The award recognizes individuals for outstanding service and volunteerism in economic development. It was presented in Tampa at the FEDC Annual Conference in May
Robert W. White, AIA, has joined the firm as a senior project manager. He has more than 30 years of experience in all phases of design and construction for projects ranging from financial institutions and health care to university research facilities, military facilities and theme parks. White graduated Cum Laude with Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Florida in 1972 and holds professional accreditation with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
Carlo Giammattei and Taren Sienkiewicz have joined the firm as intern architects. Giammattei received his Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Studies from Florida International University where he took first place honors in the 2004 Solar Decathlon Competition and earned merit recognition in the 2003 Nature Preserve Competition. Sienkiewicz has five years of architecture experience, most recently as an intern architect with Butler Rogers Baskett Architects in New York City. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras (National University of Honduras) and is a recipient of the XIX ELEA Students’ Competition Award for proposing new solutions to the urban and architectural problems of the Acapulco Bay in Mexico.
Wanda Javaheri joined the firm in April as office manager and executive assistant to the president. She has more than two decades of experience in office management and administration; is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian; and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida.
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