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Courtesy of Wier Boerner Allin Architecture Wier Boerner Allin Architecture recently promoted, from left, Ryan Hansen, Eric Whitfield, Brian Wiginton, Molly Frascogna, Wade Thompsonand Russ Markle.

Wier Boerner Allin firm makes 6 promotions

Wier Boerner Allin Architecture recently announced multiple leadership promotions

Eric Whitfield, Architect AIA, NCARB, has been promoted to Partner after several years as Studio Designer. Whitfield graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Mississippi State University. Before joining the firm in 2013, he worked with two Atlanta architecture firms. Whitfield specializes in concept design, using hand sketches and 3D rendering software. MSU’s Dudy Noble Field renovation, The Blake assisted living communities in Flowood and Oxford, and The Brandon Amphitheater are among Whitfield’s more notable projects.

Wade Thompson has been promoted to Associate. He was hired in October 2010 as Wier Boerner Allin’s first full-time employee. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Mississippi State University in 1999. Thompson serves as a Studio Manager, overseeing relationships with clients and consultants and supervising project quality control. Wade’s high profile projects include the Lockheed Martin Service Center located in Clinton, The Nusz Park & A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre sports complex at Mississippi State University, and The Blake assisted living communities in Flowood and Oxford.

Brian Wiginton has been promoted to Associate. He was hired as Wier Boerner Allin’s second full-time employee in September of 2011. He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Mississippi State University in 1999. Wiginton worked in Center City Philadelphia for several years. He is the project manager for MSU’s new Dudy Noble Field-Polk Dement Stadium. Brian has also contributed to the design of The Blake assisted living communities in Flowood and Oxford and the School of Theology at Sewanee: The University of the South.

Molly Frascogna, Architect AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, has been promoted to Associate. She is a native of Jackson, and graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Architecture and a minor in French Studies. Frascogna began her career in Chicago, working on projects both in the U.S. and abroad. She began working for Wier Boerner Allin in 2011. Frascogna has been the primary architect for The Blake assisted living communities. Other projects include Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency: Gift of Life Center in Flowood, MSU’s Dudy Noble Field-Polk Dement Stadium, Delta Delta Delta House at Mississippi State University, and the School of Theology at Sewanee: The University of the South.

Ryan Hansen, Architect AIA, NCARB, is one of two Studio Managers at Wier Boerner Allin, alongside Wade Thompson. His strengths in design, planning, and building technology are invaluable assets to the firm. Ryan graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Mississippi State University and has been practicing architecture for 14 years. He was crucial in the design, construction, and building management of Wier Boerner Allin’s new Fondren office building renovation and addition. Other projects Ryan has managed include: Babalu Restaurants located Memphis and Birmingham, Millsaps Softball and Tennis Facilities, the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, and the School of Theology at Sewanee: The University of the South.

Russ Markle, Architect AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, has been promoted to Associate. He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Mississippi State University and has been practicing architecture for 11 years. Russ began working with Wier Boerner Allin in the Summer of 2013. His most recent projects include: Riverhills Bank located in Madison, the Renovation and Addition to the Delta Delta Delta House at Mississippi State University, and the new Alpha Phi House at The University of Mississippi.

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