Jana McCann is an architect/urban designer and CEO of McCann Adams Studio. Formerly with ROMA and prior to that, Urban Design Officer for the City of Austin, she has extensive experience in transit facility design and transit-oriented development planning, streetscape and public space design, historic preservation and adaptive re-use, as well as in management of large-scale civic projects.
Larry Speck, Professor at University of Texas at Austin and Principal at Page Southerland Page
Larry Speck is the lead designer for a variety of building types including public, university, healthcare, commercial, residential, recreational and planning at Page Sutherland Page, an architectural firm in Austin.
He was the former Dean of the School of Architecture from 1992-2001.
Maija Kreishman, AIA, is a Partner at Michael Hsu Office of Architecture (MHOA), an Austin based studio of architects and interior designers. Maija has been a critical member of the firm since 2007 and was promoted to Partner in 2015. In addition to managing a broad range of architecture and interior projects, Maija oversees strategic visioning, studio culture, operations, marketing and business development. She is also leading MHOA’s growth into the Houston market, where the firm recently established a second office.
Lucia Athens is the City of Austin’s first Chief Sustainability Officer. Recognized internationally as an authority on sustainability, she is author of the Island Press book Building an Emerald City: A Guide to Creating Green Building Policies and Programs.
Lauren Kritter is a Marketing Coordinator at EUA, an architecture firm located in Milwaukee that specializes in workplace, healthcare, learning, living, science + technology, and entertainment environments.
Elyse Handelman is a Junior Architect at Fradkin and McAlpin Architects in the Greater New York Area.
Elyse Handelman is a recent graduate of Pratt Institute, with experience in drafting, 3D modeling, and fabrication. She is experienced in all phases of design, with a strong background in NYC high end residential, mixed use and commercial. Elyse has excellent communication skills and is able to convey complex ideas and work in teams.