Jessica Cochran

As one of the managing partners in the firm, Jessica leads the day-to-day operations of our Raleigh office as well as guides the overall strategic direction of the business.  With 15 years of technical experience working on projects of varying scales and typologies, she has is a significant portfolio of complex, large-scale designs across the Carolinas including sustainability driven projects, higher education, and civic buildings.  Her focus is on the Life Sciences with expertise in pharmaceutical manufacturing and all phases of drug product delivery.  

Driven by the process of client engagement, Jessica is deeply invested in collaborating with her clients to deliver successful outcomes. She believes that the audacity of scale inherent in laboratory and pharmaceutical work provides both challenges and opportunities to unite the entire project team around a shared goal. 

With an academic background in fine art, Jessica has always been fascinated by creating, making, and building and was drawn to architecture for its blend of analytical thinking and creativity. When not leading the next biotech or pharma project, Jessica makes time for other creative pursuits including painting, ceramics, charcoal, and mixed media.