Ware Malcomb Announces Promotion of Braden Blake to Director, Architecture in Phoenix Office

Braden Blake

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, on May 25 announced Braden Blake, AIA has been promoted to Director, Architecture in the firm’s Phoenix office. In this role, Blake will be responsible for the leadership of the office and continued growth of the Architecture studio in the region.

Blake has more than 15 years of architectural design expertise. He initially joined Ware Malcomb in 2018 as a Project Manager prior to being promoted to his most recent role of Studio Manager. In that role, he proved instrumental in growing market share, while implementing staff training and best practices. Blake has experience with a wide variety of project types including industrial, manufacturing, corporate and medical office, multifamily, retail and mixed-use.

“Braden’s proactivity within our growing multifamily practice, and continued success in the industrial and medical office markets have expanded the Phoenix office’s reputation as leaders both locally and regionally,” said Douglas Gullo, Regional Director, Ware Malcomb. “He is a widely respected leader and staff mentor. We look forward to seeing his continued growth and impact.”

Blake earned Bachelor of Arts in Design and Master of Architecture degrees at Arizona State University. He is a licensed Architect in Arizona, a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and The American Institute of Architects (AIA). He is an active member of National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) and is a NAIOP Young Professionals Group (YPG) alum. He also sits on AIA’s 10 Young Architect’s committee and recently served as moderator of AIA’s conversation series on Practice Management.

About Ware Malcomb (waremalcomb.com)

Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full-service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 “Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Hot Firm” by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 30 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s “Top 500 Design Firms” and the top 30 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s “Top 100 Giants.” For more information, visit and view Ware Malcomb’s Ware Malcomb’s website at http://www.waremalcomb.com/news/ and brand video at https://www.youtube.com/waremalcomb.

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