Senior Associates

Darian Rauschendorfer
Darian Rauschendorfer AIA
Senior Associate / Architect

Raised in homebuilding with prior experience at her father's construction company, working with clients towards creative designs is a personal passion. Darian specializes in project management of residential communities and low density attached projects.

Doug Cummins
Doug Cummins
Senior Associate / Project Manager

Doug is an attentive project manager with a background in production residential communities. He is also a member of the Southern California Design Build Committee, and volunteers his time to educate the next generation about industry career opportunities.

Jaime Matheron
Jaime Matheron AIA, LEED® AP
Senior Associate / Architect

Serving as location leader for the Oakland studio, Jaime leads residential projects with an eye towards innovative, environmentally-conscious design solutions. Passionate about giving back to the community, she also co-leads Barkitecture, DAHLIN’s annual design-build fundraiser for local animal nonprofit organizations.

Jeff Escott
Jeff Escott AIA, LEED® AP
Senior Associate / Senior Architect

As an experienced project architect in the Bay Area, Jeff provides expert attention throughout the life of complex project types—ranging from Silicon Valley commercial office and R&D to mixed-use multifamily.

Jirair Garabedian
Jirair Garabedian
Senior Associate / Senior Architect

Jirair's design approach and problem-solving methodology are rooted in his expertise in leveraging zoning and building codes to plan, design and secure entitlements for complex urban projects in Southern California.

Justin Doull
Justin Doull AICP, LEED® AP
Senior Associate / Senior Planner

Justin has a distinct reputation for technical proficiency in urban planning analysis and design, and is well-versed in the latest sustainable practices and green building technologies.

Justin Julian
Justin Julian AIA, LEED® AP
Senior Associate / Senior Architect

Justin is an active leader and contributor to industry organizations, with a focus on elevating the level of design in the Pacific Northwest. His diversified portfolio includes residential, commercial, industrial, hospitality, and medical facilities.

Kurt Fehlberg
Kurt Fehlberg AIA, LEED® AP
Senior Associate / Senior Architect

In leading the multifamily and mixed-use market sector, Kurt stays at the forefront of design trends and technology. His work as a ceramic sculptor meshes art + architecture and influences the design of every project.

Marsha Day
Marsha Day LEED® AP
Senior Associate / Senior Architect

A strong project architect, who enjoys a challenge and conscientiously oversees every detail, Marsha's projects include office buildings, tenant improvements, retail, recreational facilities, golf clubs, and churches.

Pante'a Khoshnevis
Pante'a Khoshnevis LEED® AP
Senior Associate / Senior Project Manager

Pantea’s human-centered design approach looks carefully at the senior experience as a basis for insight to understanding their needs and aspirations. She proactively monitors evolving trends and research through active participation in various senior living groups, serving as a leader in the Senior Living market sector.

Ritu Raj Sharma
Ritu Raj Sharma AICP, LEED® AP
Senior Associate / Senior Planner

As a senior planner on the planning team, Ritu Raj provides design and planning expertise on a wide scale of planning projects including large master plans, urban mixed-use projects, and design guidelines.

Associates

Alexa Dack
Alexa Dack AIA
Associate / Architect

Detail oriented and an excellent communicator, Alexa’s knowledge of affordable housing funding requirements and experience in the entitlement process helps clients achieve their goals.

Amy Pultz
Amy Pultz AIA
Associate / Senior Architect

A leader in the Healthcare market sector, Amy provides over twenty years of experience in a variety of complex healthcare facility projects. She is adept in building code interpretation, which is critical in healthcare planning and design.

Andy McKay
Andy McKay
Associate / Senior Planner

Andy’s background in architecture brings an added level of detail and foresight to the planning process. His collaborative approach is characterized by building strong relationships with clients, city staff, and other consultants, with the goal of maximizing the value of each project.

Anthony Grey
Anthony Grey
Associate / Project Manager

With a passion for the intersection of design and technology, Anthony helps keep DAHLIN current on the latest technologies, identifying opportunities to support the design process on projects, and providing ongoing training opportunities for staff.

Chuanbo Jiao
Chuanbo Jiao
Associate / Senior Designer

A talented problem solver, Chuanbo leads successful projects ranging from new community planning, high density single-family residences to urban mixed-use mid-rise buildings in the United States, China, and the Middle East.

Colette Aviles
Colette Aviles
Associate / Marketing Communications Manager

Colette supports the firm's strategic objectives and our passionate staff through marketing communication initiatives that share the pursuit of our mission to create places that promote human fulfillment and well-being.

Erica DiCioccio
Erica DiCioccio AIA, LEED® AP BD+C
Associate / Architect

For over 12 years, Erica has successfully led projects from inception to completion for public, educational, institutional, and commercial clients with an emphasis on efficient and sustainable design solutions that are on budget.

Jamie Almeida
Jamie Almeida
Associate / Project Manager

Specializing in multifamily housing projects within the senior living and affordable housing sectors, Jamie is a passionate advocate for clients proactively working with city planning and building departments to efficiently move projects through.

Jonathan Shapero
Jonathan Shapero AIA, LEED® AP
Associate / Senior Architect

With a wealth of real-world experience—including recreational center, childcare and commercial projects—Jonathan excels at anticipating, and responding to, the unforeseen events that occur during projects.

Jun Ke
Jun Ke AIA, LEED® AP BD+C
Associate / Architect

Jun is a creative designer and architect with an international background, specializing in contemporary retail, commercial and hospitality projects in the United States and China.

Junkun
Junkun "Sindy" Shi AIA, LEED® AP
Associate / Senior Architect

Experienced in design and urban planning for international projects, Sindy specializes in commercial and residential design, including high density mixed-use, golf and community clubhouses, luxury villas, and custom homes.

Leilani Gnall
Leilani Gnall
Associate / Senior CAD Manager

A multitalented project and CAD manager, Leilani is skilled in managing complex projects and leads staff in setting and maintaining office standards across all offices.

Payam Rad
Payam Rad
Associate / Project Manager

Experienced in a variety of project types, Payam has specialized in multifamily projects over the past 10 years. At the forefront of the industry’s transition to BIM, he is a leader in incorporating new design technology into DAHLIN’s design process.

Thomas Maddern
Thomas Maddern
Associate / Multimedia Designer

Tom develops graphic stories, supporting project teams and working with clients. He is a licensed drone pilot and specializes in 3D renderings and animation presentations, VR walkthroughs including conceptual 360 renderings and 360 photography tours, as well as hand drawn sketches and watercolors.

Warren Fujimura
Warren Fujimura AIA, LEED® AP
Associate / Senior Architect

Warren leads the commercial team working with retail clients of all sizes, given his experience with a variety of project types. He focuses on the re-envisioning of retail centers—crafting spaces in new ways that respond to the rapidly changing retail environment.

Zafar Hadi
Zafar Hadi
Associate / Senior Planner

Specializing in master planning and landscape design, Zafar is an exceptional designer and creative thinker. His technical expertise and experience has involved him in a number of high-profile projects across the United States, China, and the Middle East.