Francis Cauffman Promotes New Generation of Leaders

Award-winning architecture firm Francis Cauffman has promoted four members of its staff who have demonstrated excellence in design and an exceptional commitment to clients. New senior associate is Kelly Miller. Eli Brown, Charles Hemphill, and Bin Weng are new associates.

“Our new generation of leaders drives Francis Cauffman by bringing an innovative vision and design insight to the firm’s projects. These highly valued team members are adept at creating new ways of seeing environments through the eyes of their clients. We’re proud to acknowledge them for their dedication to those clients, to their work, and to the future of Francis Cauffman,” said James Crispino, AIA, NCARB, President of Francis Cauffman.

SENIOR ASSOCIATE2015.1102.Nwy.Kelly Miller
Kelly Miller, AIA, NCARB, joined Francis Cauffman in 2007, and was promoted to Associate in 2011. She specializes in the management of healthcare facilities. Her 16 years’ experience with design, documentation, and construction informs her effective project management style, which she has applied to such projects as Saint Barnabas Medical Center, the University of Pennsylvania Health System, and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. As a manager who is responsible for directing all aspects of projects, she serves as the key facilitator among the client, key leadership, facility, consultants and the architectural design team.

2015.1102.Nwy.Eli BrownEli Brown, NCIDQ is an interior designer with seven years of experience, leveraging his extensive knowledge of 3-D modeling, digital rendering, and construction documentation in support of various project teams. His work includes interior renovations for several of Fox Rothschild and GlaxoSmithKline’s offices, and Ballard Spahr’s Philadelphia office. Brown also worked on the Clinical Science and Translation Building at the University of Rochester.

2015.1102.Nwy.Charles (Chip) HemphillCharles (Chip) Hemphill, RA, NCARB, CDT, is an architect who joined Francis Cauffman in 2006. He has become a leader within the firm in developing and incorporating current BIM processes into project design and construction. He brings a mix of strong digital modeling and rendering skills and the technical knowledge to ensure that the built work is true to the original design intent. Notable projects include the Atlantic Sports Health Institute, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

2015.1102.Nwy.Bin WengBin Weng, AIA, LEED AP, EDAC, is a multi-faceted designer and architect with more than 14 years of experience leading design teams to program, design, and execute complex, program-intensive buildings. Throughout his career, he has developed a focus in healthcare, science and technology, and higher education projects, which include Mount Sinai Heart Hospital, New York University Langone Medical Center, and New York Hotel Trades Council’s Brooklyn Health Center.

Francis Cauffman, an award-winning architecture firm with offices in New York and Philadelphia, has supported its clients since 1954 with innovative architecture, planning, and interior design services. The practice is recognized for being on the leading edge of new investigations in healthcare, academic research and teaching, corporate research, and corporate and advanced technology. Francis Cauffman has a staff of 110 architects, planners, and interior designers and is active nationally and internationally.