IRVINE (February 16, 2016) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced the promotion of Debra Bryant to Director, Branding in the firm’s Irvine, Calif.-based headquarters. In this position, Bryant is responsible for leading the firm’s WM Branding studio, including building and maintaining client relationships, business development, staff management and managing Branding projects across multiple offices.
Bryant’s significant experience includes project management, website design strategy, and branding services for everything from stationery and brochures, to digital and environmental graphics. With a background in interior architecture and design, including previously working for four years in Ware Malcomb’s Irvine Interiors studio, Bryant re-joined the firm in 2006 as a Project Manager with the mandate of growing the WM Branding studio from an internal resource to a client service. After successfully managing the team and growing the studio, she was promoted to Studio Manager in 2007.
WM Branding works collaboratively and cohesively with Ware Malcomb’s architecture and interior design teams on RFPs, signage and integrated branding solutions for clients. They are also a strong partner of the firm’s marketing team, helping to
redefine the Ware Malcomb brand through marketing collateral, office graphics and website design.
“Debra has worked extremely hard to expand our firm’s branding services to our 17 offices across North America, building a strong team and consistently elevating the quality and innovation of our design work along the way,” said Jinger Tapia, Ware Malcomb Principal, Design. “We look forward to the continued success of the group under Debra’s leadership in 2016 and beyond.”
Bryant holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design from Texas Tech University. She is also a Member of the Southern California Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).
About Ware Malcomb (waremalcomb.com)
Ware Malcomb offers planning, architecture, interior design, branding and civil engineering services to commercial real estate and corporate clients. Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is an international design firm with 17 office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Panama. The firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto dealerships, public/educational facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb was among the top 25 architectural firms in Engineering News-Record’s national ranking of the Top 500 Design Firms of 2015, while the firm’s interior design group was recognized as one the nation’s 2015 Top 100 Giants in Interior Design magazine.
SOURCE: Ware Malcomb