Four Staff Promoted To Associates at SWBR

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

SWBR Architects is pleased to announce that four employees have recently been promoted to associates of the firm:
• Gabriel Guzman, PE, Associate, Structural Engineer
• Lynanne Wehner, AIA, Associate, Project Architect
• Steven Peet, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Associate, Project Architect
• Donald Naetzker II, RLA Associate, Planning Manager

Guzman joined SWBR in 2014 as structural engineer. With nearly 15 years of experience within the industry, throughout the United States and internationally, he has acquired a diverse background in structural design, including work with hospitals, commercial buildings, science and technology buildings, correctional facilities, and civil and site structures. Guzman is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the states of New York and California.

With over 30 years of experience, specializing in K-12 projects for the past 10 years, Wehner joined the firm in 2014 and is involved in key education projects. Additional professional experience includes projects in residential, commercial and educational facilities. She serves as a tutor for the Help Me Read program at Rochester Central School District’s School 17.

As project architect at SWBR, Peet is committed to helping provide clients with design solutions that are efficient and sensitive to their needs. He has over 10 years of experience in design, space planning, documentation and 3D modeling. He joined SWBR in 2008 as project designer after earning his Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science from the University at Buffalo.

Naetzker is a multidisciplinary development, management and design professional, having joined SWBR in 2014 with more than 30 years of experience. He has been a key member in the regional and national growth and development of the firm. He received his bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from Ball State University is a licensed architect..