PGAV Destinations welcomes new designers from many disciplines for both St. Louis and Orlando design studios.
PGAV Destinations is a powerhouse of creativity, and they are capitalizing on that with the addition of new talent to design destinations and attractions based all over the world. This means more incredible experiences for park-goers, museum visitors, and brand fans – whatever their destination may be. With this multidisciplinary team’s cutting-edge application in themed entertainment to zoos or aquariums alike comes unforgettable designs tailored just to their clients.
“We continue to welcome new faces and fresh ideas to our team. These new professionals will enhance the already incredible talent and culture at PGAV. We’re thrilled to continue to grow as we see tremendous opportunities in the industry,” said Mike Konzen, PGAV CEO.
Introducing PGAV Destinations’ new team members:
BIM Manager, Carl Brown, from Twinsburg, OH, received his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a Business Minor from Kent State University. His previous experience includes architectural cladding manufacture and install, design documents for a $60m parking garage, and transitioning an entire company from CAD to Revit.
Hector Caiazza is a Project Lead and began his career at PGAV back in 1993. His prior experience includes 30+ years of design and management in the themed entertainment industry. Hector has a degree in Industrial Design from Kent State University and is originally from Canton, OH.
Lead Designer Interiors, Jenna Endres, from Breese, IL, received her MA Interaction Design from Edinburgh Napier University and her BA in Graphic Design and BFA Interior Design from Maryville University. Her previous experience includes over 5 years at PGAV and Oakline Studio.
Natalia Barreto Rios
Interior Designer, Natalia Barreto Rios of Queretaro, Mexico, received her Master of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Florida and her Bachelor of Interior Architecture degree from the Universidad de las Americas. Her previous experience includes interior design freelance work and an internship at Universal Creative.
Landscape & Architectural Designer, Jonathan Stechschulte of Rockford, Illinois received his BS in Environmental and Field Biology from Ohio Northern University and his Masters in Landscape Architecture from Ohio State University. He has previous experience as a Zoo & Aquarium Designer and as a Wetland Scientist/Ecological Designer.
Project Leader/Architect, Allison Zuck, from Springfield, Illinois, received her B.S. of Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois and her MBA & Master of Architecture from Washington University. She has 6 years of prior experience with HOK in St. Louis.
About PGAV Destinations
PGAV Destinations is a global leader in the planning and design of unique destinations. Now entering its sixth decade, the practice has evolved to become the ideal destination-consulting partner, skilled at developing growth-oriented master plans and translating those plans into successful projects. No other firm offers such an integrated approach to destination planning.
PGAV Destinations’ key clients include industry leaders such as The Smithsonian, Chimelong Group, National Geographic, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Port Aventura, Bass Pro Shops, Kennedy Space Center, the Georgia Aquarium, and many others. www.PGAVDestinations.com