Amherst College
New Science Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Center for Life Sciences Fit-Out
Amherst College
Beneski Earth Sciences Bldg. & Museum of Ntl. History

Sara S. Gewurz, AIA, LEED AP
Senior Associate

Sara joined Payette in 2000 after graduating from Syracuse University. She is known for her excellent planning, programming, design and leadership skills on science and research projects for higher education institutions. Her most recent project, the New Science Center at Amherst College is scheduled to open in September 2018. Sara has taken on a leadership role in planning and programming of undergraduate project typologies throughout the firm. Throughout her tenure at Payette, Sara worked with the recruiting and staffing as well as the firm’s Women in Design group. She served as co-chair of Payette’s Young Designers Core and volunteered as co-chair of the KidsBuild Steering Committee at the Boston Society of Architects.

B. of Arch., 2000 Syracuse University, Magna Cum Laude


Adam Anderson
Manager of Landscape Architecture

Denise Ivy Dea
Studio Manager

David Hamel
3D Visualization Group Manager

Lauren Hickey
Marketing Manager

Christopher V. Lind, PHR
Human Resources Manager

Parke MacDowell
Fabrication Manager

Jeff Minard
Facilities Manager

Steve Seaver
Accounting Manager


Doran Abel, AIA, LEED AP
Jeffrey Abramson, AIA, LEED AP
Adam Anderson, LEED AP

Christian Blomquist, AIA
Elizabeth Cox, AIA, LEED AP
Mary Gallagher, IIDA, LEED AP

Gordon Grisinger

David Hamel
Abby Klima, AIA
Alison Laas, AIA, LEED AP

Nick LaVita, AIA, LEED AP
Michael P. Liporto, AIA
Parke MacDowell
Shaun Morris, AIA
Ryan Murphy, RA, LEED AP
David Pawlak, AIA
Erin Polansky, IIDA, LEED AP
Michael J. Quinn, AIA, CSI, CCS, CCCA, LEED AP
Christopher Stansfield, AIA, LEED AP
Diana Tsang, AIA, LEED AP
Megan van der Linde, AIA, LEED AP