Team Biographies

 

Joseph Sepot, AIA, Principal

As founder and principal of the firm, Joe oversees and manages a team of design professionals to ensure that each phase of every project successfully meets client objectives, timeline, and budget. Joe expertly navigates each project from initial conceptual sketch and design development through construction completion. He has extensive experience in healthcare design, laboratory space planning, workplace design, commercial, institutional, and residential design. Joe’s early training was with the renowned firm of Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates (KRJDA).

EDUCATION

 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY –
Bachelor of Architecture 1985

 

Pratt Institute, School of Architecture Rome, Italy — Overseas Program

MEMBERSHIPS

 

American Institute of Architects

Connecticut Society of Architects

 

National Trust for Historic Preservation

REGISTRATION

 

Architect – Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island

 

Interior Designer – Connecticut

 

NCARB Certified

 

James Reilly, Senior Project Manager

Jim has managed projects from initial sketch through to post-production completion at JSA for more than fifteen years. He has vast experience in design development and construction administration, especially in the areas of commercial and residential design. Jim communicates directly with clients, consultants, construction teams, and in-house staff. Prior to joining JSA, Jim was an architectural designer at KRJDA.

EDUCATION

 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute &
State University, Blacksburg, VA
Bachelor of Architecture 1992

 

Randall Siress, Senior Architect

Randy has worked with JSA for more than eight years. As senior architect, he provides each phase of project development with comprehensive technical knowledge and experience in construction administration, working directly with clients, consultants, construction teams, and in-house staff. Randy was formerly affiliated with KRJDA. He is licensed to practice architecture in Connecticut and Illinois.

EDUCATION

 

University of Illinois,

Champaign, IL

Master of Architecture, 1978

 

Bachelor of Science in
Architectural Studies, 1975

 

École Nationale Des Beaux-Arts,
Versailles, France, 1975

MEMBERSHIPS

 

Guilford Preservation Alliance

REGISTRATION

Architect – Connecticut, Illinois
NCARB Certified

 

Marcela Staudenmaier, Architectural Designer

Marcela joined JSA in 2017 as an architectural designer with an expertise in interior design. Formerly with the firm of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, she brings twelve years of experience in the development and implementation of design concepts for healthcare and research centers, office and academic buildings, as well as mixed-use projects for private clients, businesses, and institutions.  

EDUCATION

 

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina

 

Degree in Architecture,
Graduated with Honors, 1996

 

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Certificate in Children’s Book
Illustration, 2014

MEMBERSHIPS

 

American Institute of Architects – Associate

Arts Council of Greater New Haven

 

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

REGISTRATION

Architect – Argentina

 

LEED Green Associate

 

Marilyn Gillon, Architectural Designer/Visualization Specialist

Marilyn plays an integral role in all phases of the design process by creating Revit models that facilitate three-dimensional visualizations. Marilyn renders a design from initial concept through the complexities of curtain wall design and the intricacies of final detailing in order to provide a realistic view of the finished project. For ten years, prior to joining JSA in 2018, Marilyn was director of visualization at KRJDA.

EDUCATION

 

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

 

European Honors Program, Rome, Italy, 2002

 

Bachelor of Architecture, 2004

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2004

REGISTRATION

LEED Green Associate

 

Margarita Herrera Rosario, Architectural Designer

Margarita joined the JSA team in early 2019 as an architectural designer and draftsperson. Margarita is experienced in conducting field investigations and reviewing technical specifications – in addition to preparing construction documents for a variety of building types including institutional, commercial, and residential. Margarita was formerly with Fletcher Thompson in Ansonia.

EDUCATION

 

Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra

Bachelor of Architecture, 2014

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