Leadership

Senior Associates

  • Jillian L. Sheedy, AIA
  • John Phillips, AIA
  • Jillian L. Sheedy, AIA
  • John Phillips, AIA

Associates

  • Jason Balecha, AIA
  • Angela Fisher, AIA
  • Carl Gruswitz, AIA
  • Pilsoo Kim, AIA
  • Wal-Yin Leung, AIA
  • Heidi Sadler, AIA
  • Jill Wendorff, AIA
  • Jason Balecha, AIA
  • Angela Fisher, AIA
  • Carl Gruswitz, AIA
  • Pilsoo Kim, AIA
  • Wal-Yin Leung, AIA
  • Heidi Sadler, AIA
  • Jill Wendorff, AIA

Paul Broches, FAIA, LEED AP
Paul Broches joined Mitchell | Giurgola in 1971 after earning a Master of Architecture degree at Columbia University under Aldo Giurgola and a Bachelor of Arts degree at Columbia College. He was named an Associate in 1976 and Partner in 1980. Mr. Broches was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects in 1991 after more than two decades of service on the local and national level. He is active on AIA’s Committee on Architecture for Education and Committee on Urban Design, as well as a member of the Board of Advisors of the Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility. Paul is an annual juror for the Berkeley Prize Writing Competition for undergraduate architecture students.

John Kurtz, AIA, LEED AP
John Kurtz joined Mitchell | Giurgola Architects in 1968, after earning his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Architecture degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. He was named an Associate in 1976 and Partner in 1987. For more than five years, Mr. Kurtz lived in Australia, managing the design and construction of the new capitol in Canberra. Mr. Kurtz is active in the New York City Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and has also been a visiting critic and juror at Columbia University. His drawings are held in the permanent collection of the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.

James R. Braddock, AIA, LEED AP
Jim Braddock joined Mitchell | Giurgola Architects in 1982, was named an Associate in 1987 and Partner in 1996. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Iowa State University and a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University. Jim is active in the New York City Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and is also a member of the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education. Jim has been a visiting juror at Columbia University and the Pratt Institute.

Carol Loewenson, FAIA, LEED AP
Carol Loewenson joined Mitchell | Giurgola in 1982, was named an Associate in 1988 and a Partner in 1996. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College and a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University. Ms. Loewenson was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects in 2013.  She is an active member of the New York City Chapter of the AIA where she is the current President. She has participated in numerous local and national professional panels and juries, and has served as a Board Member of the Center for Arts Education, New Yorkers for Parks, and the Broadway Mall Association.

Stephen Dietz, AIA, LEED AP
After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Stephen Dietz joined Mitchell | Giurgola Architects in 1994. He was named an Associate in 2000 and Partner in 2006. Mr. Dietz is an active member of the New York City Chapter of the AIA and the Committee on Architecture for Justice. He has served as a juror for the Society of American Registered Architects annual design awards.

Susan Stando, AIA
Susan Stando joined Mitchell | Giurgola in 1982, became an Associate in 1987 an Associate Partner in 1996 and was named Partner in 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees, as well as a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Michigan. She is an active member of the New York City Chapter of the AIA, where she has led the development of the chapter’s Continuing Education programs.

John Doherty, AIA, LEED AP
John Doherty joined Mitchell | Giurgola in 1997, became an Associate in 2003, Senior Associate in 2006 and was named Partner in 2009. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College and Master of Architecture degree from Washington University. He is a professional mentor with Student Sponsor Partners, New York, and is an active member of the New York City Chapter of the AIA.