Montgomery Sisam is pleased to announce the appointment of eight new Associates. These individuals exemplify the culture and values we espouse as a firm. They have and continue to cultivate a profound sense of confidence in Montgomery Sisam among both our clients and peers. And they are deeply invested in the betterment of themselves and their project teams.
Miranda Brodzky is a calm, capable force who brings an earnest enthusiasm, deep professionalism and strong sense of responsibility to every aspect of her work. She has been an integral member of Montgomery Sisam for more than five years. In this time, Miranda has successfully managed full time professional and academic pursuits. Her impressive and award-winning body of work, including Ontario’s first rapid delivery long-term care home projects, speaks to her versatility and continued growth both as a designer and technologist.
Aris Peci is a deeply dedicated and passionate team member. He first joined Montgomery Sisam in 2016 as a student and then again full time in 2018. Over these last eight years, he has established himself as a trusted team member and has played a pivotal role on a wide range of projects across many different sectors, most notably the TDCSB St. John Henry Newman Secondary School Expansion. His positive attitude, unwavering dependability, strong work ethic and collaborative spirit were integral to the success of this work and his continued achievement and advancement in practice.
Ishan Patel is an exceptionally warm, engaging, and generous individual. He joined Montgomery Sisam in 2018 and has since demonstrated an incredible ability to multi-task and genuine commitment to connect, engage and make a difference with every new assignment. Among his many distinguished contributions is the high profile West Park Healthcare Centre redevelopment. Ishan is also deeply invested in cultivating a culture of knowledge sharing and peer support across the office. A founding member of our Intern Architect committee, he has and continues to help many aspiring architects pursue licensure.
Jason Lam is a quiet person who demonstrates palpable knowledge, dedication and diligence through his work. He joined Montgomery Sisam in 2016 and, as a skilled contract administrator, has seen many long and complex projects through completion, including Queen’s University’s adaptive reuse and expansion of 67 Union Street into the Mitchell Hall Centre for Innovation and Wellness. He is also a key contributor to our technical standards committee, lending his expertise and initiative to enhancing quality control and quality assurance across the office.
Wesley Gross is a gregarious individual dedicated to fostering trust and confidence among both his clients and project team members. He joined our office with an extensive background in health facility design to support our P3 initiatives. As evidenced by his work on CHEO’s 1Door4Care project through the RFP and each design stage thereafter, he is uncompromising in his commitment to understanding and upholding the best interests of users. His remarkable composure, positive attitude, and ability to find a shared path forward are invaluable assets to our practice and his project teams.
Sonja Storey-Fleming works hard to build and maintain strong relationships with her clients and prioritize their needs, while navigating complex issues and difficult schedules. Since joining Montgomery Sisam in 2020, she has been a key contributor to many projects and project types new to this office, including our pioneering Modular Supportive Housing portfolio. She consistently delivers in her work, prioritizing both the technical demands of a project and the integrity of the design solutions. And she is always looking for learning opportunities to improve her practice.
Magdaleen Bahour is widely recognized for being a reliable and trustworthy team member. She joined Montgomery Sisam in 2021 and has since played a pivotal role in some of our most challenging projects. She brings a remarkable awareness of sensitivity to and ability to manage the intricacies of different project tasks and relationships as evidenced by her work on new Glen Hill Gardens Long-term Care home in Bowmanville. She also demonstrates an innate ability to anticipate and respond adeptly to wide array of needs and opportunities to the benefit of her projects and project teams.
Osamah Al-Janabi has proven himself time and again to be an ambassador of our commitment to quality, dependability, and even-handedness on site. He came to Montgomery Sisam in 2021 with 20+ years of experience in contract administration. Over these last several years, he has assumed responsibility for our Extendicare Canada works, seeing many projects on difficult sites across Ontario through construction. His knowledge and expertise have been likewise invaluable to many design teams working through challenging building conditions and constraints.