AE Works Expands with New Hires, New Office and New Key Organizational Roles

November 8th, 2019

Strategic initiatives strengthen AE Works’ commitment to design excellence and client experience

AE Works is continuing to grow firm capabilities, add expertise and geographic reach with the opening of a new Washington, DC office, strategic new hires and new organizational roles.

The new Washington, D.C. office is simultaneously occurring as AE Works also expands its Pittsburgh headquarters with strategic hires and new organizational roles. These moves position the firm with an office footprint that support clients where and how they work.  The growth in Washington, D.C is in response to AE Works securing several on-call and ongoing contracts with federal agencies including National Institute of Health, Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Department of Veterans Affairs.  AE Works DC

Supporting this new larger office in Washington, DC and expansion in Pittsburgh, AE Works is excited to welcome several new team members who will be working across a range of AE Works’ projects and services.  The firm is excited to welcome the following new hires:

  • Dawn Cindric, AIA – Manager, Architecture
  • Michael Carroll, PE, LEED AP, DCEP – Senior Project Manager
  • Thomas Wallof, AIA, LEED AP BD+C – Project Architect
  • Ashley Swann, NCIDQ – Interior Designer
  • Colby Campbell, NCIDQ – Interior Designer

Read more about AE Works’ new hires here.

In addition to this sustained growth and new staff, AE Works created three new organizational roles to strategically support client engagement and deliver the firm brand promise.  All three roles were filled through internal staff. These new organizational roles and promotions include:

“These hires, new roles and promotions and geographic expansion mark a significant milestone in the continued evolution and growth of AE Works. These strategic initiatives reinforce our vision to develop a single-source solution for our clients that helps tame building complexities and enables their success through their physical spaces.  I couldn’t be more thrilled for the future of our company.  We are positioned to grow our impact,” states Michael Cherock, PE, President and CEO of AE Works.

Marking twelve years in business this year, AE Works remains focused on sustained growth and expanding services, including Owner’s Representative services and security-focused training related to building design.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with regional offices in State College, PA and Washington, DC, the firm currently has 40 employees with continued plans to hire. 


More about AE Works: Named on ENR Mid-Atlantic’s Top Design Firms List for the past three consecutive years, AE Works is an established and award-winning building design and consulting firm that has received awards for growth, social impact and design. With a mission to transform the lives of people and organizations by creating stunningly beautiful, highly functional, and safer spaces, AE Works integrates the practices of architecture, planning + strategy, engineering, project services and security risk management to develop innovative, creative and collaborative building solutions.  Firm experience spans commercial, government, healthcare, science and technology, higher education and public safety and security markets. AE Works is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with additional office locations in State College, PA and Washington, DC.