March 02, 2013 | Press Release
CD+M Promotes Two, Expands Team

We are pleased to announce the promotions of Mr. Chris Garvey and Mr. John McCart to the role of Associate, in Los Angeles and Atlanta, respectively. “Chris and John have participated in the design and execution of a variety of our award-winning projects across the education, leisure and retail markets .. Marc and I look forward to new opportunities to work them both in the years to come”, says Principal Designer Ted Ferreira.

In Los Angeles, Mary Luo has joined CD+M as a Senior Associate.  Ms. Luo has over 15 years of professional experience as both a lighting and electrical system designer in the PRC and US and has contributed to the design and management of many major projects including higher education, commercial buildings, historical renovations, museum and exhibitry, sports stadiums and the planning of residential and scenic areas.

In Atlanta, Melissa Sparks has joined CD+M as a Designer and Mr. Chris Stewart has joined CD+M as Production Manager.  Ms. Sparks has a background in theatre and over 7 years of experience as a lighting designer at Abernathy Lighting Design in Rhode Island, specializing in museum and exhibitry, leisure and retail projects.  Mr. Stewart has worked in the architectural field for over 14 years, with significant experience in visualization, CAD management and modeling.

In Dubai, Waleed Fakousa has joined CD+M as an Associate.  Mr. Fakousa, a trained architect, was most recently employed as a lighting designer at Kardorff Ingenieure in Berlin and is a graduate of the acclaimed masters program in Architectural Lighting Design at the University of Wismar in Germany.

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