June 28, 2010

Ideate Expands Tech Experts - Recent Hires

Ideate, Inc, announces the expansion of the Ideate Tech Expert team. Ideate has hired three technical experts and is currently seeking qualified candidate for three additional positions.

“At Ideate, we believe that every architectural, engineering, and construction business faces unique challenges that require creative solutions. It is our mission to help our clients manage, change, and transform their businesses through high-quality, cost-effective solutions,” notes Bob Palioca, President.

To support the Ideate mission, the Ideate Tech Expert team is a unique blend of architects, designers, and civil engineers; professionals with years of experience in their respective industries.

Recent hires include:
Ideate has hired Cesar Escalante, AIA, LEED AP, CCCA in the role of AEC Specialist. Working from the Ideate Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC) in San Francisco, Cesar reports to David Haynes, Director AEC Services. Cesar has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Central America in El Salvador and Master of Architecture from the University of Texas. His experience includes Project Manager at VDK Architects and Project Captain at RPR Architects, both in Oakland, California.

Also reporting to David Haynes is new Application Specialist Lana Gochenauer, LEED AP. Lana previously held the position of CAD Manager at WSP Flack + Kurtz in Seattle, after several years of successfully running her own CAD business. Currently pursuing her MBA in Sustainability and based in the Ideate ATC in Seattle, Lana will provide training and services for AutoCAD MEP, Autodesk Revit MEP and Autodesk Navisworks.

Jesika DiGregorio, Support Intern, reports to Derek Wielkopolski, Support Manager. Jesika received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon where she worked on construction of a student-designed structure. Her work experience includes Junior Designer and Intern Architect at Bassenian/Lagoni Architects and Brittell Architecture Inc. Jesika provides online and phone support to Ideate clients from the Ideate ATC in Portland, Oregon.

For details on three additional positions for which Ideate is seeking qualified candidates, click here.

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