Mancini Adds New Principal To Supercharge Design

Design firm onboards Jessica Mann-Amato, IIDA to ignite future-forward design initiatives

Jessica Mann-Amato

Mancini welcomes Jessica Mann-Amato, IIDA, LEED AP of Spector Group into a principal position that will supercharge technology-driven design at the firm. Mann-Amato brings 20+ years of client-focused design experience that will navigate the opportunities where next-level design and technology merge to deliver goal-reaching environments for clients.

“Bringing Jessica onto our team as a principal epitomizes Mancini’s commitment to explore opportunities where, as firm leaders, we continue to evolve our practice,” explains Christian Giordano, president of Mancini. “We’ve been using technology to break the mold of how design is done and we know Jessica will add a significant point of view and keep our teams pushing the boundaries we continue to challenge.”

Mann-Amato’s career highlights include design projects for a wide range of clients that met unique business goals, integrated new workplace strategies, and delivered design that has had significant impact on clients’ company culture. She has created spaces for clients such as Indeed, Rent the Runway, McGraw-Hill, Rauxa, Pernod Ricard USA, ALM Media, and Citigroup, among many other innovative companies.

“When I saw how Mancini is using technology to push design forward, I knew I wanted to be part of the team,” Mann-Amato said. “It’s my goal to challenge Mancini’s designers to think critically, with the client’s goals in mind, and to be a mentor who will encourage and inspire creativity.”

A graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design, Mann-Amato joins Mancini with more than 20 years of experience in architectural interiors. In that time, she has worked with Spector Group, HLW International LLP, NELSON, Funstahl & Simon Architects, and Conant Architects.


Mancini Duffy stands out as a technology-first design firm that specializes in architecture, interiors, and planning of the built environment. With more than 90 employees located in New York City and New Jersey, Mancini builds on a hundred years of expertise with a contemporary, entrepreneurial spirit. The firm is dedicated to leveraging technology that enhances the design solutions we deliver to their toughest challenges. Our designers explore ways to make people’s lives better in the dedicated design lab which serves as the in-house incubator for our natural curiosities.