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Maribeth is an architect and project manager with ten years of experience in bringing concepts to the built environment through creative problem solving and special attention to detail. She has completed projects ranging in cost from under a million to ten million dollars, primarily in the commercial, institution, hospitality, and multi-family sectors.  With an intuition to anticipate needs and create meaningful solutions, Maribeth is a professional that interacts directly with her clients and contractors in managing projects from feasibility through completion to successfully meet project goals on schedule.


NELSON Worldwide  Philadelphia, Pa Senior Project Manager 2021 - Present



  • Led projects from the proposal phase through construction administration, as well as managed designers in completing projects with short timelines for deliverables

  • Worked directly with clients and their real estate portfolios, in order to provide tenants with renovated interior offices, ranging from 2,000 square feet to 30,000 square feet

  • Supervised and trained several young designers in space planning and technical drawing from schematic design through construction documents and administration  

  • Provided in-depth code reviews both at international and local building code level, with ADA compliance

  • Reviewed all work for quality assurance and compliance before delivery to clients and authorities having jurisdiction

  •  Coordinated engineering and lighting consultants and reviewed drawings       

  •  Managed CA at a macro-level and consulted with designers on RFIs and technical detailing

Stanev Potts Architects  Philadelphia, Pa  Senior Project Manager 2018 - 2020


  • Coordinated and managed staff and consultants in meeting project goals         

  • Produced documents for successfully obtaining approvals from both the Historic and Art Commissions, which included presentations to multiple boards during the process         

  • Created multiple design schemes and obtained zoning variances for projects         

  • Coordinated design development with geotechnical, civil and structural engineers         

  • Completed construction documents, incorporating building codes, building envelope details, materials and specifications, while coordinating with consultants         

  • Designed custom millwork, choosing all finishes, lighting and layouts for the client

Claflen Associates, Architects & Planners  Philadelphia, Pa  Senior Project Manager  2016 - 2018

  •  Coordinated and submitted documentation for obtaining LEED Gold Certification       

  •  Participated in client meetings, request for proposal meetings, and firm’s marketing         

  • Successfully prepared, submitted and awarded several proposals, including an On-call Contract with the City of Philadelphia, which was 155 pages long         

  • Completed feasibility studies with schematic design and pricing analysis through research and development for several institution projects        

  • Completed zoning and permit sets, while coordinating with consultants and clients       

  •  Managed construction administration phase for several projects, resolving in-field issues through preparing ASIs, answering RFIs, and leading bi-weekly site meetings

Martin Architectural Group Philadelphia, Pa  Assistant Project Manager  2013 - 2016

  • Assistant Project Manager for several adaptive reuse projects through the design, bid, build and close out process

  • Prepared zoning analysis, schemes, and renderings for clients and zoning boards

  • Assisted in design and construction documents for both single family and multi-family wood construction and podium projects

  • Designed interior layouts and chose materials for amenity spaces in multifamily and commercial interior fit-outs, while also developing specifications

  • Designed, chose materiality, and detailed multi-family and commercial facades

  • Incorporated accessibility and building codes into design and construction documents


Architectural Design   Client Relationships   Project Management   Creative Problem Solving     All Phases of Design   Building Code Reviews   Accessible Design  Codes    Revit, Autocad & Vectorworks   Consultant Coordination   Proposal Writing   Technical Design Research & Planning   Bluebeam Studio   NewForma   Adobe Creative Suite   Feasibility Studies   Lighting Design   Selecting Materials   Illustrations & Renderings   Watercolors




Tishman Speyer at Bala Cynwyd Office Park 2021-Present

Account & Project Manager

  • Main account manager and contact for four office park buildings in the greater Philadelphia area under a master services agreement

  • Managed staff in on-call services, such as providing as-builts, code reviews, feasibility studies, and prospective tenant space plans

  • Met with prospective tenants to discuss design goals and program in order to collaborate with design staff to create space plans

  • Managed all phases of design to completion with design staff and reviewed all deliverables for code, and quality assurance

  • Attended bi-weekly construction meetings and advised on technical questions in order to create solutions to RFIs as needed

1760 Market Street Mezzanine Level Interior Addition 2021-2023

Project Designer + Manager

  • Managed the project from construction phasing through construction administration of phase one

  • Collaborated with the client, engineers, and construction team to value engineer the project and create two phases to coincide with economy and the shift in market-demand

  • Managed the construction administration for phase one and created construction details for design modifications due to in-field discoveries

  • Completed design feasibility study for consolidating circulation to maximize space further and reduce budget ahead of final construction phase

Wachter Technology Interior Renovation 2021-2022

Project Designer + Manager

  • Provided architectural design and created technical drawings for permitting of an expanded building entrance, canopy, and mezzanine level with a floating stair for connectivity to the main level

  • Performed code reviews and closely coordinated design with structural engineer and contractor 

  • Managed construction administration for the 29,000 square foot technology company's office and warehouse facilities in New Jersey

  • Coordinated Photoshoot between five parties, curated props, and managed models and wardrobe

Office & Warehouse Start-Up Interior Fit-Out 2021-2022

Project Designer + Manager

  • Developed the proposal and worked directly with the client

  • Provided visioning services in order to determine a design that reflected company's culture and brand

  • Collaborated with Interior design staff on design, finishes and lighting design

  • Managed the project schedule and deliverables

  • Selected materials, furniture, and furniture finishes

  • Performed code reviews and reviewed all drawings for quality control and assurance before issuances

Be A Gem Affordable Housing Development 2020-2021

Project Designer + Manager

  • Architectural lead designer from schematic design through permitting

  • Collaborated with the principal to design the facade and interior layouts for both the new and existing building

  • Worked directly with the civil engineer to design the landscape, parking and site's stormwater management system 

  • Coordinated all phases of design with geotechnical, civil and structural engineers

  • Completed construction documents, incorporating building codes, building envelope details, material finishes and specifications

The Howard Multifamily Urban Development 2018-2020

Project Designer + Manager

  • Created multiple design schemes based on applicable zoning codes for the parcel

  • Coordinated the design development and construction documents phase between the geotechnical, civil, MEP, and structural engineers

  • Completed construction documents for the building, which included envelope details, floor plans, systems, material finishes and specifications

Resident Lounge at the Ben Franklin Residences 2019

Project Designer + Manager

  • Configured an existing, empty space to accommodate a new resident’s lounge for a 400+ luxury apartment building

  • The space consists of two conference rooms, two lounge areas, a study, and a kitchen

  • Designed and coordinated from feasibility through construction, choosing all finishes and lighting for the client


AKA Rittenhouse Hotel — Interior + Facade Entrance Renovation 2018 - 2019

Senior Project Manager

  • Designed the lobby and façade entrance to the existing, historic building that houses the luxury, boutique hotel adjacent to Rittenhouse Square 

  • Produced documents to successfully obtaining approvals from both the Historic and Art Commission, which included presentations to multiple boards during the process

  • Coordinated construction administration and meetings on a short construction timeline

  • Selected and coordinated materials and produced renderings

  • Coordinated design and install of a seventy-five custom moss wall


Rittenhouse Residence — Modern Day Trinity, New Construction 2018 - 2019

Designer + Project Manager

  • Designed a five-story home on the rear of an existing lot

  • Prepared renderings and plans to be reviewed by the Historic Commission’s board. 

  • Presented to the Historic Board on two occasions and was successfully awarded the project with no changes


Fleet Shop 134 — Office Renovation 2016 - 2018

Designer + Senior Project Manager

The office renovation included a complete demolition of the existing interior and a new design that is more

efficient, spacious, and secure for its users.


  • Participated in the project from the design development stage through construction documents and permitting

  • Coordinated the construction administration phase of the project with the client’s project manager

  • Led bi-weekly site meetings 

Barry Playground Building — LEED Gold Recreation Center 2016 - 2018

Senior Project Manager


Coordinated one of the City of Philadelphia’s first LEED-designed Recreation Centers from the construction administration phase

through LEED Gold Certification

  • Reviewed submittals and RFIs from multiple prime contractors

  • Resolved many in-field issues that were revealed through demolition, which included coordination with all consultants and multiple prime contractors

  • Led bi-weekly site meetings and Final Completion 

  • Successfully managed the project team for LEED documentation and submission 


Philadelphia Navy Yard Historic Core Vision Study 2016 - 2017   


As a consultant, I worked with CaVA, PIDC, and CVMNext researching and designing several scenarios for development opportunities in the Historic Core of the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The focus was on transforming the two largest remaining Navy-era buildings and their adjacent sites.

Chinese Christian Church + Center — Master Plan + Programming 2016 - 2017                      

Senior Project Manager


Conducted a feasibility study and developed a master plan for two separate sites with existing buildings in Philadelphia’s Chinatown. This study included researching nearby properties in the neighborhood for expansion, with an in-depth Chinatown Community site analysis.

  • Studied the potential growth of the congregations in phases and applied schematic programming and planning with massing studies, based on an in-depth study of the existing buildings and their structural design capabilities

  • Participated in several presentations to the board members, while educating the client on design reasoning and feasibility 

  • Completed a final 80-page booklet with the neighborhood analysis, and two schemes for each site that were developed to schematic level, but with much detail to code, accessibility, and structural feasibility 



Senior Project Manager

  • Successfully awarded several proposals, including an on-call Contract with the City of Philadelphia

  • Participated in Request for Proposal meetings and walkthroughs

  • Coordinated project teams, and marketing with potential consultants for projects 

  • Organized Consultants information into a custom designed layout and edited written content, while also creating graphics and diagrams in Adobe InDesign


Monarch Watch — Multifamily Development 2013 - 2016

Designer + Assistant Project Manager

  • Participated in schematic design through the construction documents phase

  • Designed the four-story facade of the courtyard building that houses 276 apartments 

  • Designed the layout of the 7,600 square foot amenity space that houses a large lounge, business area, and game room with a bar that opens to the pool deck in the courtyard


Granite Run Mall Redevelopment — Adaptive Reuse Development 2013 - 2016

Designer + Assistant Project Manager

  • Created Graphics for community presentations and zoning boards

  • Participated in the master planning for development and transit accessibility 

  • Built three-dimensional models and presented schemes to clients

  • Designed two mixed-use, residential buildings with amenity spaces, which included both a clubhouse and pool plaza from schematic design through design development

Ryan’s Crossing — Eight Residences 2013 - 2014

Designer + Assistant Project Manager

The urban infill project consisted of configuring the site and designing eight rowhomes in the Northern Liberties vicinity on multiple adjacent lots.

  • Built a digital model, and developed the schematic renderings and plans for two Registered Community Organization Meetings

  • Prepared the zoning submission package, which received approval for all variances


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