New Faces at TruexCullins

by TruexCullins, February 4, 2011

Over the past couple of months, we have welcomed eight new people to our staff. These full- and part-time architects, designers, and interns have joined us to assist in a range of ongoing projects, in both architecture and interior design.Meet the newest members of our team!

Emily Gold of Pawtucket, RI has joined TruexCullins as a designer in the Interiors Studio. Gold is a graduate of Becker College in Worcester, MA, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Interior Design. Gold is currently pursuing her NCIDQ and LEED certifications. She is currently working on two hotel renovation projects; the Hillside Cottages at the Casa Madrona Resort and Spa in Sausalito, CA, and the Lodge Units at the Sagamore in Bolton Landing, NY, on Lake George.
Anne Barakat of Ripton has joined the TruexCullins Interiors Studio to assist with the restaurant renovations and new Spa at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine. Barakat has 12 years of experience as a designer, project manager, and consultant on residential and commercial projects, with a focus on branded interiors and high profile retail environments. A native of Des Moines, Iowa, Barakat recently relocated to the Middlebury area from New York City, where she worked for Pompei AD. Barakat holds a Master of Architecture degree from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc).

Terra Lyons of Shelburne has also joined the TruexCullins Interiors Studio to assist with the restaurant renovations and new Spa at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine. Lyons has 7 years of experience in the interior design industry and is currently an Allied Member of ASID. Prior to joining TruexCullins, Lyons worked as an Interior Designer for Birdseye Building Company in Richmond, VT. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from UVM and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Harrington College of Design in Chicago, IL.

Joshua Chafe, LEED AP, has joined TruexCullins as an architectural designer to assist with the documentation of the U.S. Border Patrol Station in Swanton, VT. Originally from Boston, MA, Chafe graduated from high school in Northfield, VT and holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture degree from Norwich University. He is currently the Assistant Director of the Young Architect’s Forum of Vermont.
 
Andrew Chardain of Burlington has joined the architectural design team at TruexCullins to assist with the renovation and expansion of the King Arthur Flour campus in Norwich, VT. A native of Newfane, VT, Chardain is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
 
Carol Stenberg of Burlington has rejoined TruexCullins as an Architect in the Education Studio to assist with the 190 Chelsea Street Building at the Vermont Law School. She attended the Boston Architectural Center and is a licensed Architect in the State of Vermont. Stenberg is also a Passive House consultant.
 

Sarah Hackett of Burlington has joined TruexCullins as an intern in the architectural division. Hackett previously worked for three years in Washington D.C. as a Legislative Assistant for United States Senator Patrick Leahy. Hackett interned for TruexCullins in the fall of 2010, working in both the marketing and architecture departments. This spring she is continuing her internship, working exclusively in architecture. Hackett earned a Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College majoring in International Business and Management.

Meredith Astles of Burlington has joined TruexCullins as an intern in the Marketing department. Astles is a graduate of Saint Michael’s College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing. Astles’ former experience includes internships with Her Look Enterprises in South Burlington and fashion designer James Lakeland in London, England.

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