Sights Set on Vertical Services, Dyer Brown Advances Key Designers, Project Managers

Adding to its fast-growing practice spanning client needs from facility planning and strategy to long-term operations and property management, Dyer Brown has announced a number of executive promotions. These new posts serve the firm’s expanding influence and client roster in full life-cycle services for large-scale facility portfolios.

Known nationally for its acclaimed architecture, interior design and branding, Dyer Brown also pioneered twin service programs through the firm’s high-level understanding of client industry needs and facility operations:

Since the 1980s, Dyer Brown’s Building Services provide space analysis, tenant build-outs and accessibility reviews, among other deliverables, for building owners, property managers, and commercial brokers handling more than 75 buildings and 23 million square feet of space.

Encompassing long-term partnerships with prominent Fortune 500 companies, Corporate Services delivers creative solutions and project management for ongoing architecture and interiors needs.

To serve these demanding and mission-critical businesses — and with increased growth in 2016 — Dyer Brown has welcomed new executive leadership to lead new client assignments and project commissions. Their recently promoted leaders include:

Heather Stanley

• Heather Stanley. Elevated to Senior Manager, Building Services, Stanley will co-lead the Building Services studio with director Deniz Ferendeci. Since joining Dyer Brown in 2006, Heather has led ongoing relationships with varied high-profile clients, managing hundreds of thousands of square feet of properties.

Elizabeth Spatola

• Elizabeth Spatola. Now a Project Manager in the Workplace and Retail/Hospitality studios at Dyer Brown, Spatola is highly proficient in design and programming, a critical asset. Her role as project manager includes day-to-day management for projects and internal coordination.

Charisse Marchesi Smith

• Charisse Smith. Known for her work with corporate and workplace clients, Smith has been elevated to the role of a Project Manager for Corporate Services. Notably, she recently received received Boston Emerging Leader honors from the International Facility Management Association. (IFMA)

Maureen Lyne

• Maureen Lyne. With technical know-how and experience with workplace renovations, Lyne takes on the role of Assistant Project Manager, Building Services, to serve the firm’s growing clientele in building ownership and management.

In addition, the firm has strengthened its business development team, promoting Kelly Conover to Marketing Manager and her colleague Natalia Gilio to the role of Marketing Assistant.

“We have a growing number of clients and many are choosing Dyer Brown because we offer a unique suite of services that address high-level and long-term property challenges,” says Brent Zeigler, AIA, IIDA, president and director of design for Dyer Brown. “Promoting these designers into new roles of leadership and responsibility is one of the rewarding ways we’re responding to the growing demand, ensuring even higher levels of client service and satisfaction.”

About Dyer Brown
Recognized nationally for its award-winning portfolio of architecture and interior design projects, Dyer Brown Architects offers a fully integrated suite of professional services including high-level building owner and corporate advisory as well as 3D concept visualization. The firm’s clients range from property owner/developers and end-users to global corporations and leading regional brands in such market sectors as workplace, retail, hospitality and higher education. Known for its unwavering commitment to both design excellence and client service, Dyer Brown’s 45-plus professionals forge long-lasting relationships with business leaders, building owners and brokers, and institutional leaders. Dyer Brown believes that buildings and spaces — the backdrop to our daily, shared experience — should always be inspiring, useful and enjoyable. See the firm’s award-winning work and a detailed overview at