BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Salas O’Brien, LLC is pleased to announce that Rick Gunter has joined Luckman Salas O’Brien as Vice President in our Burbank office. Rick brings more than 22 years of focused industry experience. Most recently he led the architecture practice at URS Corporation in Los Angeles.
“We have been searching for this leader for more than nine months”
“We have been searching for this leader for more than nine months,” said CEO Darin Anderson. “After an exhaustive search, we found a great match with Mr. Gunter. Rick will be working closely with Roger Chikhani, Luckman Salas O’Brien President, to continue to grow and develop the firm, through the practice of thoughtful design solutions for our commercial and educational clients. We are highly confident that Rick will be successful, bring a rejuvenated leadership style to existing and new clients and perpetuate the Luckman brand through project delivery excellence.”
Rick built a successful, diversified, and multi-discipline architecture & engineering practice at URS in Los Angeles. He led major projects there such as McDonald's Rocky Mountain Major Remodel Program, LAX Northside Plan Update, Global Petroleum Refiner API 752 & FRC Program, San Diego International Airport Exterior Ticketing Concourses, and the Compton Senior Center. Prior to URS, Rick was with Ware Malcomb for 12 years, where as a Principal he managed offices in Los Angeles and Denver. While at Ware Malcomb he opened, developed, and transitioned the leadership of new offices in Denver, New Jersey, and Panama. Rick’s entrepreneurial spirit, talent, and dedication and talents made him a trusted advisor to clients, brokers, and users. He executed redevelopment projects in California, Colorado, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Panama, and Mexico. In Los Angeles, Rick led the entitlements and design of urban projects in the office, retail, industrial, and commercial markets. He was a very active member in NAIOP and SIOR locally and nationally.
Rick is a registered Architect in California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. He has a Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Rick lives with his wife of 20 years in La Cañada Flintridge, where their children attend high school. He volunteers as a City Planning Commissioner and is active in many city, school, athletic, and other organizations. With his fantastic skill set, excellent client relationships, and solid reputation in the architectural community, we are very excited to welcome him aboard. Rick’s contact information is: Main Office (818) 557-8500; Mobile (818) 631-0220; Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Luckman Salas O’Brien
Luckman Salas O'Brien (formerly The Luckman Partnership) is a full service architectural, interior design, and planning firm that has shaped the landscape of Southern California since 1950. “Expect a Difference” - Our team members have been delivering superior service and award-winning design excellence for over 60 years. More information on Luckman Salas O’Brien can be found at www.luckmansalasobrien.com. Luckman Salas O’Brien is a member of the Salas O’Brien family of companies, which includes Salas O’Brien Engineers, Inc., KDW Salas O’Brien, and SOBe Construction Inc.