New Faces: Allow us to introduce…
Date: January 9, 2015
Wakefield Beasley welcomes Courtney Morrison, Lauren Boulier, Chris Paris and Mike Mcdonald to the the firm.
1. Courtney Morrison joins the WBA multifamily studio as a Project Coordinator under director BJ Laterveer. Morrison graduated from SPSU with a B. of Arch and his previous experience includes projects such as tenant fit-out for Gap, Atheleta, and Sephora. When Morrison is not working he enjoys golf and hanging out with his wife.
2. Lauren Boulier, LEED, AP, ID+C, joins the WBA multifamily studio as Senior Project Coordinator under director BJ Laterveer. Boulier graduated from the University of Florida with a B. of Arch and holds a M. Arch from Clemson University. Her previous experience includes projects such as AMLI City Place Buckhead, AMLI Piedmont Heights, and various single family and commercial interiors. Currently she is focusing on the Wade Park development in Frisco, TX. In addition to her passion for architecture she really enjoys exploring the Atlanta restaurant scene, exercising and doing home projects.
3. Christopher Paris joins the WBA Multifamily Studio as a Project Coordinator under Director BJ Laterveer. Paris graduated from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in Arch and received his M. Arch from Clemson University. He will be working on the day-to-day project development and coordination of Wade Park in Frisco, TX and the Braves Village. Paris won the 2013 South Carolina Green Building Council Mobile Home Retrofit Competition and has worked on projects such as the Northern Group privatized single family Air Force housing and student housing for The Standard Flagstaff, Boone and Baton Rouge. When he isn’t juggling multiple projects he enjoys running, cooking and going to Georgia Tech football games.
4. Michael McDonald joins WBA as a Senior Project Manager in the Land Planning Studio to assist the planning department with concept designs and presentations. McDonald is originally from Atlanta and graduated from The University of Georgia. His previous work experience includes landscape design and master planning for Chong U (China), All Seasons Resorts, and Molokai Ranch to name a few. In addition to his work life Mcdonald enjoys spending time with his two sons and wife, his granddaughter, watching football and playing golf. When asked what his greatest accomplishment is he says, “Has not happened yet! But, I did live in China for 16 months and that was an incredible experience both professionally and personally.”