Architecture and interior design firm CetraRuddy has announced strategic promotions for nine key team members, including the advancement of two to senior-level leadership. They include the following:
Emmanuelle Slossberg, principal (pictured): Since joining CetraRuddy in 2009 as director of strategic development and subsequently as director of strategy, Slossberg has spearheaded the firm’s growth in a wide range of sectors and markets, including for residential, hospitality, cultural, educational, commercial office, and large-scale mixed-use work, both in the United States and abroad. Already a member of the 100-person firm’s executive team, she now joins CetraRuddy’s top level of leadership as one of eight principals.
Erica LiBritz, associate principal: LiBritz is recognized as an expert on all facets of complex urban mixed-use and multifamily residential projects, from zoning analysis to design and construction management. She has been instrumental in advancing many of CetraRuddy’s most important high-rise projects. Recent work includes the Rockefeller Group’s 600-foot-tall Rose Hill tower and the 45 Broad Street supertall, both currently underway in Manhattan.
Lindsey Doren, senior associate: Part of the design team since 2013, Doren is highly regarded for her expertise in guiding complex projects through special approvals processes, and for willingness to share expertise and mentor young and emerging designers. Notable project work includes a major expansion and addition for the brand Porcelanosa’s Manhattan flagship store, and 77 Commercial Street, a new 760,000-square-foot, mixed-use building currently under construction in Brooklyn.
Patricia Duval, senior associate: With over 15 years of interior design experience, Duval has led interiors work on a number of large-scale commercial and residential projects. Known for her deeply researched design processes, Duval is respected within CetraRuddy and by clients for her ability to translate complicated conceptual goals into successful spaces. Highlights from her portfolio include the recently completed Oskar luxury apartment building and a workplace for brokerage firm The Corcoran Group, in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood.
Keith Fuchslocher, senior associate: As director of information technology at CetraRuddy, Fuchslocher is responsible for the management and strategic implementation of the firm’s technology backbone. He has previously served in office management, marketing, and administrative roles during his time with the firm. In his current position, Fuchslocher develops the processes and frameworks that enable CetraRuddy’s digital design processes, and he is a recognized expert on the latest software programs and platforms.
Sohith Perera, senior associate: Perera’s role at CetraRuddy extends across work on a variety of project types such as urban master planning, residential complexes and large mixed-use facilities. Driven by a passion for problem solving and finding better design solutions, his 10-plus years in the field include extensive international experience with Zaha Hadid Architects and MAD Architects in Taiwan.
Kana Ahn, associate: Ahn specializes in hospitality, residential and retail projects. Combining an artistic sensitivity with an architectural attention to detail, Ahn is able to conceptualize unique design solutions that add value for clients and end users alike. Her portfolio includes work as senior interior designer for CetraRuddy’s Sugarcane and queensyard restaurants in New York, both of which are recognized for seamlessly integrating a number of distinct guest experiences.
Russell Kopp, associate: Kopp’s 25 years of experience includes advisory work for the Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. At CetraRuddy, Kopp blends this knowledge of construction and detailing with a keen eye for elegant design solutions, and has helped lead work on many of the firm’s major residential high-rise developments in Manhattan, including 200 Amsterdam, the ARO high-rise, and Rose Hill.
Hal Rosner, associate: Leading CetraRuddy’s BIM practice and advisory team, Rosner is a valued teacher and mentor whose essential expertise enhances a wide range of new construction and historic adaptive reuse work. Among his most widely recognized projects are the residential conversions of 30 Morningside at the former St. Luke’s Hospital, and the celebrity hotspot 443 Greenwich, along with a new mixed-use development for Macklowe Properties and an award-winning office building at 412 West 15th Street in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District.
Photo: Courtesy of CetraRuddy