September 1, 2022

Jamie Doran and Jessica Cochran Named Co-Managing Partners of JacobsWyper Architects

Jessica & Jamie

September 01, 2022 (Philadelpia, PA Raleigh, NC / Austin, TX) JacobsWyper Architects is excited to announce Jamie Doran, AIA, LEED AP and Jessica Cochran, AIA, LEED AP as our new Co-Managing Partners. This change comes at a very exciting time of growth for the firm as we will enter 2023 with a larger team, new clients, new offices, and a transition to a majority woman owned business. All Partners will continue to play an active role in the leadership of the firm, while Jamie Wyper, AIA and Terry Jacobs, AIA will remain engaged in firm management to ensure a seamless transition. This next chapter will reflect our commitment to developing a diverse leadership team and practice, continuing our service-oriented culture, and advancing our knowledge as architects, designers, and community members. Together Jamie and Jessica bring over 30 years of experience in architecture and are currently working in tadem, with the operations and leadership teams, to establish and implement a strategic vision for the future of JacobsWyper Architects.

“I am confident that Jamie and Jessica will shepherd the legacy of JacobsWyper Architects while growing the firm to reflect changing dynamics of how we work, the markets we serve and the communities we are a part of. Architecture is an extremely social art form where leadership entails empowering others to collaborate and add to the group intelligence. One quality of many exhibited by both Jamie and Jessica that will provide a foundation for success in their new roles.” – Jamie Wyper, AIA

About JacobsWyper Architects

JacobsWyper Architects is an award-winning architectural, planning, and interior design firm founded in 1981. Headquartered in Philadelphia, with offices in Raleigh, NC and Austin, TX, our work has taken us both across the U.S. and the world. We are drawn to complex projects – those that combine high-design, high-technology, and human-centered values.

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