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In his professional development, Brian has traveled throughout Europe, Central America and Japan, collecting data about materials, function and aesthetic concerns. He uses this unique knowledge base as a source for his work. His efforts have helped make BAM a success in the design field.
Brian’s approach is to foster communication and trust between client, architect, and others involved in the design and construction process. He looks forward to each new project as a chance to work with a client and together arrive at a solution.
On weekends Brian spends time exploring Los Angeles with his wife. They are both eagerly anticipating the birth of their first child in May.
Her role in leading the firm from a business management perspective has been a key guide in the firm’s growth as a viable business attracting the best staff and providing the best benefits in compensation, work environment, and human resource benefits.
Pam’s helped create the success that is BAM Architecture Studio by co-leading the effort to develop a strategic plan for the business. BAM’s strategic plan includes a vision to grow the business by coordinating the different aspects of the business with the supporting financial, marketing and human resource needs vital to any business.
Pam’s success is found in the consistent and stable growth BAM has experienced. Her business acumen has been distinguished in Success magazine, broadcast on CNBC and published in several national industry magazines.
In her career, Pam has always sought out the challenging, analytical work involved in managing a business. For six years after the completion of her undergraduate study in Economics, she worked as a management consultant, traveling the globe to help clients address and solve complex business problems.
Earning her MBA at New York University proved to be a turning point in her career. Reducing her travel and establishing roots in New York, Pam choose to work in Global Strategic Planning and Finance at Corporate Headquarters for Avon Products Inc.
Pam chose to join BAM to have a direct and significantly meaningful impact in her day-to-day actions by implementing the road map for BAM. Pam regularly performs public speaking engagements on marketing and competitive intelligence in the New York area.
For fun, Pam has taken up beekeeping.
He received his Bachelor of Architecture at Pratt Institute School of Architecture and has spent years specializing in commercial architecture and interiors. Formerly, a Senior Associate at Gensler, Robert gained useful experience working on large-scale projects for clients such as CBRE, Bank of America, The New York Public Library, Morgan Stanley and Chadbourne & Parke LLP.
During his career, Robert has sought to promote a dialogue on design with organizing in house presentations and mentoring his staff. In addition, Robert has been invited as a guest juror at NY School of Interior Design, Cornell, FIT and Pratt Institute. What drew Robert to BAM was our diverse work in the constantly growing field of workplace architecture and design. Robert’s years of experience are a welcome asset to the team, providing expertise as a Workplace Practice Leader.
"One of my highlights in my career was working in Tokyo, Japan on a corporate headquarters for an international client. Living and working in a new environment, opened my eyes to appreciate, learn and grow as a person by seeing the uniqueness of other cultures and experiences. Not to mention, the sushi was just fantastic!"
“ As a designer, this experience has helped me understand the project by using “ different sets of eyes “ to find that special uniqueness of the project “
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Since early on, Dan’s focus has been developing BAM’s technical detail process, and to make sure that BAM was using the latest technologies in order to work efficiently and successfully. He has also worked with clients, to provide them with the same diligence and dedication that he had utilized to help build BAM internally, to provide successful and functional architecture. Dan also looks to mentor the newer members at BAM, to continue to maintain the strong teamwork ethic present at the office since its founding.
Dan’s passion has always been architecture and planning, even from childhood, where he would build cities of Legos taking up several rooms of his parent’s house. At the early age of 9, Dan began to create a street map that he continues to draw today, which is now over 200 feet long. Dan is also an avid weather-watcher, having his own weather station in his backyard in Manhattan, and is registered as a Skywarn spotter with the National Weather Service.
Dan enjoys the design process, and looks forward to new opportunities working with clients on a wide range of projects, including strategic and master planning. He looks forward to each new and interesting challenge, as a chance to learn, while helping others in the process.
When not at home or in the office, Dan enjoys traveling with his wife and learning about red wine around the world. He enjoys returning from these trips, and sharing this knowledge in bottled form with friends and colleagues alike.
Her dedication to healthcare has led to leadership positions in the AIA NYC Health Facility Committee and the Regional AAH, and to speaking engagements at seminars and conferences.
She received her Bachelors of Architecture at Syracuse University School of Architecture and her Masters of Science in Architecture and Building Design at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation. Her prior experience at Davis Brody Bond, Perkins Eastman and HOK has found her working on both large and small-scale projects, for clients such as Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Ohio State University Medical Center and Mount Sinai Hospital, as well as several projects for the U.S. Department of Defense.
In her spare time, Helen works on renovating her 130-year-old brownstone in Brooklyn and volunteers with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Over the past 28 years he has combined workplace consulting and technology integration with traditional architectural practice focused on renovation and restoration projects.
Ross demonstrated his leadership and entrepreneurial spirit by co-leading a team to create a business plan that became the model for BAM Architecture Studio. In 1992, a jury of prominent corporate leaders selected his team’s business plan as the winner of the Stern Graduate School of Business New York University New Enterprise Award.
Ross grew up professionally with computer technology. Ross began developing his professional skills at Perkins and Will, Gensler, and Davis Brody Bond. Much of his focus continues to be on identifying and utilizing effective ways to use computer technology as a design, collaboration and communication tool. His efforts in this area have helped to make BAM a strong leader in design and management, with the team frequently cited for their ability to communicate and collaborate.
Ross is fortunate to count as his clients many of the Fortune 1000 companies, professional service firms, manufacturers, institutions and individuals. Adding to his good luck, several of his projects have been cited as examples of new thinking in office design including a national advertising campaign by the world’s largest furniture manufacturer toting the collaborative work of BAM and their clients.
In addition to his design work, Ross holds a US Patent for an office furniture system currently in production. He has lectured at New York University and speaks regularly to professional organizations and corporate executives. He is an active member of the professional community including involvement in the AIA, IFMA, CORENET (formerly IDRC) and Nacore.
Ross’ favorite activity? Getting his 3 kids to smile.
Having been classically trained in violin and piano, Daniel applies the rigor of musical composition and structure to his design process and methodology. The time spent studying abroad in Rome, Italy, while at Cornell University has also strongly influenced his design approach.
Daniel enjoys the outdoors all year round and mentoring youth at his local church.
Nicole attended the Fashion Institute of Technology, located in Manhattan, where she obtained her BFA in Interior Design with highest honors. There, she learned the skills necessary for turning original ideas into buildable solutions.
What drew Nicole to BAM was their wide range of healthcare projects. She feels that a patient’s built environment can greatly impact his or her healthcare experience. It’s not just about aesthetics; it’s about making a space efficient for staff, relaxing for patients, and safe for all users. This is the designer’s responsibility, and it is rewarding to see the results.
One of the qualities that she values most about BAM Studio is that the firm places great importance in developing close relationships with its clients. This allows good communication between the two, resulting in satisfying design solutions.
On the weekends, Nicole enjoys visiting a variety of museums and attending local theatrical shows.
Ray pulls from a background in both fine arts and architecture to achieve simple, timeless designs with the measured efficiency and strategy that BAM implements into every project. Finding simple solutions to complex programs fuels Ray as a professional.
Coupling the progressive goals of modern clients with the ever-expanding market of sustainable materials, building systems and practices inspires Ray’s approach. Ray encourages collaboration, fluidity and consistency within the design team; always learning from new challenges and professional relationships.
A designer, Ray is animated about his role in shaping a future that is both aesthetically innovative and environmentally responsible.
For fun, Ray enjoys brewing historic beer recipes.
Excited to be in an environment where her work translates into different mediums, Erin’s skill are utilized in a variety of ways; at any given moment you can find her working on anything from designing the BAM website, to large-scale wall graphics for a hosptial wing. She keeps BAM a competitive force in the market by attending design industry lectures regularly throughout NYC.
Erin graduated with her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. Before she worked with BAM, she refined her skills working in the publishing industry, and is currently a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA).
In her free time, Erin creates geometry-inspired mixed media art pieces that are slowly taking over her Brooklyn apartment.