The leadership of IA Interior Architects is pleased to announce that Richelle Nolan has rejoined the firm as Managing Director and Principal of the San Francisco studio. Richelle brings over twenty years of leadership experience to the position, including seven at IA. In this role, Richelle will work closely with Colin O’Malley, Managing Principal of the Northern California Studio (comprising IA’s Silicon Valley, Sacramento, and San Francisco locations) to align the strategic direction and growth of IA San Francisco within the Bay Area studios and the firm at large.
Richelle has a deep connection to the Bay Area community and will continue this commitment as she leads the studio to innovate and creatively address the aspirations of the evolving workplace. She brings a strong history of notable project work, completed for a diverse range of corporate commercial, science & technology, education, healthcare, and hospitality clients.
"I am honored to rejoin this trailblazing firm as San Francisco’s Managing Director. The legacy of the San Francisco studio is highly regarded, and I am thrilled to play a role in its next chapter. It is an exciting time to be a part of reshaping our city, the future of IA San Francisco, and our local and global design communities.”
“Richelle and I have a long and successful history of collaborating across markets, and I am confident that her expertise will greatly benefit IA’s San Francisco studio. She has a deep bench of industry knowledge that I know she will bring to bear as Managing Director.”