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The people behind
our places

Our diverse team of experts are all united in their passion to create meaningful places. Over decades of experience we’ve brought the very best talent on board for their expertise and creativity. Together we’re able to go beyond the project in isolation to how places can spark unique and memorable experiences.

From the overall concept to the design details that make all the difference, each team member is key to making our visions a reality.

John C. Portman Jr., FAIA Founder
Jack Portman, FAIA Chairman, President, and CEO
Robert Halverson, AIA, NCARB Managing Principal, Executive Vice President, and Chief Operating Officer
Gregory Botsch, AIA, NCARB Principal, Senior Vice President, And Director of Operations
John Nipaver, AIA, RA Principal, Senior Vice President And Director of Operations
Lell Barnes, III AIA, NCARB Principal and Design Director
Gordon Beckman, AIA Principal and Design Director
Norris Hunt Principal, Vice President And Senior Project Manager
Walter Jackson, RA Principal And Executive Vice President
Pierluca Maffey, OAR Principal, Vice President, Design and Marketing Director
Walter Miller, RA Principal and Design Director
Hong Wan, AIA, NCARB Vice President And US Director of China Operations
Ellen Zheng Vice President And Commercial Director
Adrian Tejada, RA, LEED GA Associate, Architect I
Alex Liu Project Manager
Jun Zhuang (Alex), RA Vice President And Business Development
Angela Zhang China Business Executive Coordinator
Angela S. Zhang Administration Manager
Brian Giles Senior Computer Support Specialist
Chandra Ackloo Receptionist And Administrative Assistant
ChaoChao Zhao Project Designer
Chase Parrish Project Designer
Chrissy Hyatt Business Development Director
Chris Gray, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP Senior Associate and Senior Project Manager
David Bond Project Designer
Didier Porter Designer II
Donna Mathews Accounting Manager
Edwin Ortiz Project Designer
Enrique Barber Operations Manager
Eunice Gong Project Manager
Fannie Zhang Assistant Project Manager
Frank Jin Designer
Irene Yim, AIA, NCARB, LEED O+M BD+C Project Manager, Associate, and Architect
Jamila Hazel, RA Associate, Architect II
Jialu (Lulu) Li, LEED AP Designer III and Project Coordinator
Jonathan Mickle, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C Project Manager, Associate, and Architect
José Pajares Designer III
Joyce Li, RA Project Manager
Lauri Martin Office Manager
Leland King Senior Model Maker
Mahnaz Esfahani Project Designer
Malik Leaphart Business Development Associate
Natalie Wang Marketing Executive
Noah Sannes Designer I
Qi Zhang Delineator
Rebecca Duncan Designer III
Rebekah Wallace Project Designer
Rob Eshraghi, CPA CGMA Finance/Accounting Director
Robert Hubble, RA, LEED AP Senior Associate, Architect III
Ryan Haney, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA Project Manager, Associate, and Architect
Sara Free Brand Specialist, Graphic Design Manager
Simon Bailey Chief Information Officer
Steve Lin, AIA Senior Associate, Architect III
Sylvia Williams, PHR, CPP Payroll Manager and Human Resources Manager
T. Coston Dickinson Designer II
Tae Kim Project Manager
Thomas Hardy, RA, LEED AP Associate, Architect III
Yvonne Hammac Executive Administrative Assistant
Toni Cliett, NCARB Associate, Architect
Trinette Edge, PHR, SHRM-CP Director of Human Resources