Jean Marie Gath, Associate AIA and LEED AP, has been named Managing Principal of Pfeiffer Architects. Having begun her career as a city planner and landscape architect, Jean joined HHPA, our legacy firm, in 1993 and, after the transition to Pfeiffer Partners, became the director of our programming, master planning and urban design practice. Her contributions to the organization of the firm and the establishment of the New York office have established her as a generating force, repositioning the firm for future growth. Jean's focus over the past 30 years has been the planning and programming for cultural facilities, including performing arts centers, academic arts facilities, museums and cultural districts. Drawing on this experience, she co-authored the chapter "Cultural Centers" for the book Building Type Basics for College and University Facilities, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.