Pedro founded Magellan in 2000 with one goal, to provide solutions for our clients. Pedro moved from Brazil to the US over 30 years ago to further his education; he then earned his Masters in Architecture from Washington State University. When Pedro isn’t fulfilling his role as “Chief Explorer Officer” he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, motorcycles and adventurous trips.
Patrick is the Principal Architect of our California location which opened its doors in 2011. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, he enjoys mentoring and coaching his staff. He’s an avid country music fan and enjoys cooking and spending time with his family.
Ernesto opened our Dallas office in 2017 with over 25 years of experience in architecture and interior design. His drive and motivation to not only satisfy his customers’ needs but also fulfill the overall vision of Magellan is what makes him a good fit for his role. Outside of work he’s an avid mixologist, foodie, and loves music & traveling. He’s also plotting with his daughters to take over the world.
Sherri has over 20 years of architectural experience on a variety of different project types. Sherri is passionate about developing and building long-term relationships with her team, clients, consultants, and contractors.
Clover added over 20 years of tenant improvement design experience to the Magellan team. She’s been with the firm since 2012 and loves working for Magellan because she’s given the opportunity to mentor a young and eager-to-learn staff. In her free time, she enjoys snowmobiling, vintage car racing and spending time with her family.
Yasser joined the Magellan team in 2015 with several years of experience. His leadership skills, along with his dedication and passion for Architecture and design, make him a valuable asset to the Magellan team. He enjoys playing and watching all types of sports, hiking, and drawing.
Eileen heads our interior design studio in our California office, she moved from residential design to architecture because she wanted to challenge herself and push her creativity to a new level by working in interior architecture. She loves the outdoors, hiking, traveling and painting.
In her spare time, Summer enjoys hiking with her friends and spending time with her husband and two sons. She works for Magellan because it’s like a giant family, this company really shows that it cares and appreciates its employees. She values that Magellan promotes education and wants it employees to be successful and grow, the sky is the limit!
Jamie is a licensed Architect in WA, OR and ID with over 14 years of experience. She comes from a family of engineers and designers and entered the industry because she likes to see how things are built. When she is not designing, Jamie enjoys reading, cooking and movies.
Jennette has been working on retail and mixed-use projects for 15 years, and as a kid liked to design dollhouse plans and sections with her dad’s graphic stencils and transfer papers. In her free time, Jennette enjoys traveling with her family, gardening, painting and remodeling her house.
Carlos decided to join the Architecture profession because of his desire to design spaces that both function and create emotions to the user, it also helped that he was surrounded by architects in his family (father, brother, uncle and his aunt!). He picked Magellan because of the “people behind the company, a firm is as good as the people that works in them”.
Pam has her BFA in Interior Design and comes to us from the hospitality world where she worked on boutique hotels in New York and Boston. She loves game nights with friends, traveling the world (especially Turkey) and is always up for new and fun experiences. Her motto is “Try everything twice” because you never know if the first time was the right time.
After working in customer service and the senior living industry, Alissa returned to school for interior design and graduated from Bellevue College with her B.A. in 2017. Her design background includes both residential and commercial projects of varying sizes.
With over 30 years of professional experience, Paul has been involved in hundreds of architectural projects. Ranging from conceptual design to construction administration, Paul’s experience gives him comprehensive perspective to project management. A high level of design sense combined with technical know-how help him create successful projects. From small scale remodels to luxury high-rise apartment buildings, Paul has a broad understanding of project types and specializes in high-end residential and mixed-use developments.
Christian graduated from the Polytechnic University in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He began his career journey as an intern on the island, once his internship was completed he decided it was time to leave his comfort zone and moved to Austin, Texas to seek additional career opportunities. While in Austin he was able to expand his knowledge and life experience and was ready for a change is scenery which led him to move to California to continue his career. Over the last several years Christian has had the opportunity to work on a ride array of project sectors from retail, residential, high-end residential, restaurants, supermarkets and even healthcare projects. In his free time he enjoys playing the guitar and singing at open mics.
With over 20 years of experience in the design industry, Paige has a passion for helping Client’s turn their dreams into a reality. Her enthusiasm, motivation and attention to detail have made her one of the leading medical / dental designers in the Pacific Northwest. In her free time, Paige likes spending time with friends and family, travelling, and searching for the best cup of coffee.
Terrance joined Magellan in Fall of 2020 after graduating with a Masters of Architecture from Washington State University. His thesis project focused on sustainable and modular design. In his free time, he enjoys listening to audio books, graphic design and being in the outdoors.
Tom is a born and raised in Seattle, proud UW Husky! He brings value to Magellan by bringing his lengthy experience with public sector architecture. During his free time, Tom enjoys riding motorcycles, bowling, and his three dogs; Scruffy, Betty Boop and Amigo.
Maeve is a recent Syracuse University Environmental and Interior Design graduate originally from New Hampshire. Maeve and her rescue dog Dixie, recently uprooted to join us at our Redmond, WA office in the beautiful PNW! For fun she enjoys baking, club sports, board games and trivia.
Chris received her Project Management Certificate in 2017 from UW and was excited to join Magellan, “Each day is very different from the next, no routines, no complacency – always exciting, interactive and collaborative!” She rescued her special needs dog and enjoys time with her identical twin sister and teen nephew who has Autism. Small families at home and Magellan means closer bonds.
Karlan is a lifetime student of Architecture with a bachelor’s degree from the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington. He greatly appreciates the structured, organized and collaborative approach to architecture and design at Magellan. Karlan spends much of his free time working on DIY projects in his Edmonds home, where he lives with his wife, two cats and a dog.
Nicole decided to join the Magellan team because of its people centered approach to design and collaborative work. Nicole enjoys spending time with her friends and family on her spare time, as well as volunteering for her community.
Giovanna is a recent graduate from Syracuse University and is excited to be back in her hometown of Dallas and joining the Magellan team. Along with architecture, she also has an art history degree, speaks 3 languages, and is proficient in many different design softwares. In her free time she loves to make travel plans that may or may not actually happen. When you see her, ask her about her next trip!
Nicole knew her professional life would be dedicated to design upon sight of the Louvre, where she appreciated the building more than any of the artistic works inside. Upon graduating from SCI-Arc with her Masters of Architecture, she returned home to the PNW to assist in the massive regional growth. When not in the office, she can usually be found travelling to far off locales.
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