San Francisco, CA—Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects (LMS A ) has promoted Vanna Whitney, AIA, to the position of senior associate, announced Richard Stacy, FAIA, founding principal of the San Francisco–based firm.
“Vanna has made key contributions to a number of our award-winning projects and is a valued leader within our firm,” said Stacy. “She has worked closely with many of the major nonprofit housing developers in the Bay Area, including BRIDGE Housing, Community Housing Partnership, Satellite Affordable Housing Associates, MidPen Housing Corporation, Mercy Housing California, and the San Francisco Housing Development Corporation, to provide high-quality affordable housing that builds communities and strengthens the urban fabric.”
Whitney has more than 20 years of professional experience and has been with LMS A since 2005. Her projects include Rene Cazenave Apartments, 474 Natoma, and Mission Walk in San Francisco; Madison at 14th Street Apartments in Oakland; and Laguna Commons in Fremont. She is currently working on several affordable and market-rate housing projects, including mixed-use affordable housing, supportive housing, and homelessness services in Berkeley; transit-oriented development in San Francisco; and 455 Fell Apartments in San Francisco. In addition, Whitney has made many valuable contributions to the firm and the community, including creating a firm-wide mentorship program, and has been an active member of Street Meal, the East Bay Housing Organization, the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, and Habitat for Humanity.
Whitney is a registered architect in California and a member of the American Institute of Architects, San Francisco chapter. She received her master of architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and her bachelor of arts in architecture from the University of Virginia.
About Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Founded in 2001, Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects designs high-performance architecture that addresses some of today’s biggest challenges. The firm works with community, cultural, educational, and social justice organizations to build environments that support positive social change and help lead our society to a sustainable future. The firm’s work has garnered numerous local, national, and international awards, including the 2017 AIA Architecture Firm Award, the highest recognition the national American Institute of Architects can bestow. For more information, visit www.lmsarch.com.