Three DSGW design professionals pass the architectural registration exam


DSGW Architects is pleased to announce that the following three employees have passed the Architectural Registration Examination and are now Registered Architects:

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Jessica Derynck
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Jim Gregory
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Tiersa Wodash

Tiersa Wodash is now a Registered Architect. Tiersa’s focus is design and project management through construction. She is currently working on the renovation of the Grand Portage Resort and Casino located in Grand Portage, Minnesota as well as the new Lutheran Social Services Center for Changing Lives facility in Duluth, Minnesota. She began working for DSGW Architects in 2008 and was recently recognized by the Duluth News Tribune as an emerging leader in the Duluth Community with a 20 Under 40 award.

Jim Gregory assisted in design and project management for the recently completed Pier B Resort located in Duluth. Now, he is designing an addition to the Aspen Academy, a Charter School, located in Savage, Minnesota. Jim has been with DSGW for four years and is now a Registered Architect. He is an active member of the local chapter of the USGBC.

Jessica Derynck joined DSGW in 2007 and is a newly Registered Architect. Her primary focus is healthcare design. She is currently managing the construction of the addition and renovation of Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center in Grand Marais, Minnesota. She has been chosen to participate in the 2016-2017 Leadership Duluth Program hosted by the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce. Leadership Duluth is designed to identify, develop and network leaders to take an active role in our community.

“These three talented design professionals have taken on the challenge of becoming registered architects and we are proud that they have achieved this goal. We have watched them grow and become strong members of our team,” said John Gerzina, Principal of DSGW. “We are happy to celebrate their achievements.”

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