WA Promotions • Scott Lebow, Joe Gibbons, Katie Courtney, and Jacqueline Camenisch

We are pleased to announce the promotion of four WA team members. Joseph Gibbons and Scott Lebow, AIA, LEED AP BD+C have been named Associate Principals; Jacqueline Camenisch, AIA LEED AP and Katie Courtney, AIA, LEED AP BD+C are the firm’s newest Associates.


Scott Lebow, AIA, LEED AP BD+C has more than 20 years of experience as an architect. He participates in a variety of roles for some of the firm’s most technically complex projects. Since joining WA in 2006, Scott worked on the University of Chicago’s Searle Chemistry renovation (the first LEED-Certified project undertaken by the University); the $130M Life Science Laboratories on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus; and the award-winning makerspace, the Engineering Product Innovation Center (EPIC), for Boston University. For the last four years, Scott has been dedicated to delivering one of the largest new cleanroom buildings in the country for a major Massachusetts-based academic institution.

Joseph Gibbons joined Wilson Architects in 2007 and focuses on the programming and design of highly technical research environments. His areas of specialization include laboratories for imaging and characterization, condensed matter physics, chemistry, and biomedical and manufacturing cleanrooms. Joe’s clients primarily include higher education institutions and biopharmaceutical companies. He is a frequent presenter at national and international conference venues that focus on these complex research environments.

Jacqueline Camenisch, AIA, LEED AP offers clients unique insights based on her project experience located in the United States and Switzerland. After joining WA in 2011, she immediately translated her in-depth knowledge of academic classroom buildings and performing arts to WA projects such as University Hall at the University of Massachusetts Boston and the renovation of the 10-story Hult International Business School. Jacqueline’s expertise now includes an extensive range of life science environments for institutions and biopharmaceuticals.

Katie Courtney, AIA, LEED AP BD+C joined WA in 2004 and has participated on a wide variety of projects during her tenure with the firm, frequently leading the construction administration phases. These projects include complex renovations at Boston University, Tufts University, Harvard University, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell, as well as, participating on diverse building types for Education First, Vanderbilt University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Florida State University. In all of her projects, she promotes the firm’s sustainability design commitment with a special focus on resilient design solutions.

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