EI Associates Announces Team Member Promotions

EI Associates – a full-service architectural and engineering firm specializing in school design and educational planning – would like to announce the return of Brian Rummel, RA, and the promotions of Peter Ortiz, RA and Adam Kerr, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, NCARB.

Brian Rummel, RA returns to EI Associates as a Project Architect. Brian has over 10 years of experience working with numerous K-12 and Retail clients helping them to realize their project visions. His primary role will be to manage design teams in all aspects of project phases including schematic, design development, and construction drawings. He will also assist specification writers, remain involved in the bidding phase, and support construction administrators. Brian graduated from Philadelphia University with a Bachelors of Architecture.

Peter Ortiz, RA, was promoted to Senior Vice President, Director of Design at EI Associates and has more than 30 years of experience designing public schools. He is an expert in the preparation of facilities studies, programming, schematic design, and design development which allows him to manage a project successfully from beginning to end. Peter holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Adam Kerr, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, NCARB, was promoted to Senior Vice President, Director of Operations at EI Associates and has over 20 years of experience in architectural design with a diversified portfolio of design work. Adam is a registered architect in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Virginia and is a LEED® accredited professional having designed a multitude of diverse buildings which includes educational facilities. Adam is directly involved with clients from beginning stages of projects initiating facility assessments and seeing projects through to the end while gleaning savings in areas such as energy and transportation. Adam graduated from the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Architecture.

Please join us in welcoming back Brian Rummel, RA (brummel@eiassoc.com | 717.856.0649) as well as congratulating Peter Ortiz, RA, (portiz@eiassoc.com | 717.602.0933) and Adam Kerr, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, NCARB (akerr@eiassoc.com | 717.999.3373).

EI Associates has been providing architectural and engineering design since 1934. EI Associates is a full-service, multi-disciplined architecture, engineering, and construction management firm with offices in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Our diverse staff of over 150 planners, architects, interior designers, engineers, estimators, and construction professionals has been serving educational, corporate, life science, industrial, and government clients for the last 87 years.