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Our team includes a diverse mix of architects, designers, strategists, and researchers. Through a collaborative approach, we target workplace solutions that balance important business drivers, data analytics, and human factors to create meaningful user experiences. Though we guide our clients with a structured approach, we recognize the complex and fluid nature of today’s workplace challenges. We seek to build a trusted partnership with you and remain flexible along the way.

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Alex Dunham

Managing Director

As the leader of Ark, Alex is a jack of all trades, bringing his background in business, architecture, and strategy to our diverse service offerings. Passionate about positive disruption, Alex can frame your vision at 30,000 feet and structure an approach to bring it to life.

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Lorene Frankel

Sr. Design Strategist

An architect by training, Lorene uses her skill and perspective to solve strategic problems for some of our biggest clients. No strategic challenge is too ambiguous or messy for Lorene to untangle.

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Brian Ledder

Sr. Design Strategist

Brian brings a designer’s eye and developer’s instinct to strategy problems, ensuring creative and intuitive solutions. He’s adept at gathering data from hard-to-reach places, grounding your project in its current context, and outlining a path forward.

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Evan Rusinowitz

Design Strategist

Evan’s expertise is translating ambiguity into real world solutions, using a range of quantitative and qualitative techniques. He will work with you to make sure your space challenges get resolved efficiently and with style.

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Dawn Paruta

Project Manager

As Ark’s project manager, Dawn uses her background in evidence-based design to keep our team accountable. She will evaluate critical decisions along the way to ensure successful outcomes and focus on workplace wellness to emphasize compassionate and thoughtful design.

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Sharon Leung

Sr. Design Strategist

Sharon’s interests lie in understanding the “why” for our clients. With every project, her goal is to make the workplace speak your company’s values and tell your story through design strategy and elevated architecture.

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Laura Lamberti

Sr. Design Strategist

Laura is an accomplished strategist adept at organizing large programming efforts and change management programs. She will remain focused on your big-picture needs all while honing the finer details of your project.

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Jenifer Duong

Benchmark Analyst

Jenifer translates her passion for research into valuable findings for our clients. Responsible for Ark’s data collection and analytics, she is well versed at pulling insights from plans, metrics, and client dialogue.