Bergmeyer Announces 2023 Leadership and Practice Promotions

Rachel Zsembery

BOSTON– Bergmeyer, Boston-based design collaborative with offices in Columbus, and Los Angeles, announced its leadership and practice promotions as 2023 comes to a close.

Highlighting the diversity of the organization’s talents and expertise, the firm continues to expand its creative services to meet the needs of its deepening client base.

“The team at Bergmeyer is comprised of exceptionally talented individuals with remarkably unique creative and technical abilities,” said Rachel Zsembery, President at Bergmeyer. “Our people are the heartbeat of our Design Collaborative and fuel Bergmeyer’s continued success and evolution through embracing proactive partnerships and an empowering approach to design.”

At the leadership level, Bergmeyer elevated two team members into its Associate tier, as well as two Senior Associates, one Associate Principal, and one Principal. These forward-thinking individuals are recognized for their impact on others inside and outside the firm.


Joe Vecchione, AIA | Associate, Senior Architect
Quinn Levine, AIA | Associate, Senior Architect

Senior Associate:

Jason Cohen LEED AP | Senior Associate, Design Practice Leader
JJ Nelson | Senior Associate, Director of Brand Communications

Associate Principal:

Rachel Lanzafame, AIA, LEED AP BD+C | Associate Principal


TJ DiFeo, LEED AP | Principal

In addition to significant leadership advancements, Bergmeyer announced Design Practice Leader promotions for team members who demonstrate significant expertise in their dedicated areas of practice. These candidates practice with purpose and creativity, innovating the firm’s approach to projects, practices, and collaborations.

Design Practice Leaders:

Dan L’Esperance, AIA | Associate, Design Practice Leader
Anna Butterfield, IIDA, NCIDQ | Associate, Design Practice Leader

Bergmeyer also recognized advancements at the Senior Practitioner level. These candidates exemplify a level of professional expertise worthy of special recognition, regularly demonstrating expertise in their work and collaborative approach with teams and clients.

Senior Practitioners:

Steven Barron, IIDA, Senior Interior Designer
Lettie Ramos, Senior Designer
Maria Montas, Senior Designer.