Bernardo Wills Architects has promoted Licia LeGrant, AIA and Julia Culp, ASLA to Associates within the firm. That brings the total number of associates at Bernardo Wills Architects to five. The associates at Bernardo Wills Architects are Bill LaRue, Steve Goodsmansen, Mike Wallace, Licia LeGrant, and Julia Culp.
“These promotions are certainly warranted based on Julia and Licia’s performance and what they bring to the office and their projects every day,” says Principal Gary Bernardo. “They will make fantastic leaders of the firm as we move forward to the next generation of Bernardo Wills Architects.”
“The personal and professional contributions that Julia and Licia consistently bring to Bernardo Wills are inspiring,” says Principal Dell Hatch. “They approach their roles as leaders, mentors, and designers with enthusiasm and confidence which is reflected in our clients’ satisfaction and our staff’s teamwork. We are fortunate and proud to have them as part of our office.”
Licia LeGrant, AIA, NCARB, joined Bernardo Wills Architects in 2017. A graduate of Washington State University and Spokane native, Licia has managed the design of Katerra Inc.’s CLT manufacturing facility, the Whitworth Water District Office and Maintenance Facility, and multiple projects for Numerica Credit Union and Horizon Credit Union. She is currently managing multiple private development projects.
Julia Culp, ASLA, CPSI has been with Bernardo Wills Architects since 2016. Julia is a graduate of Washington State University and a licensed Landscape Architect and Certified Playground Safety Instructor. She is currently managing the City of Spokane’s Riverfront Park North Bank Playground project and offering support to projects for the East Valley School District and multiple private developments.