SWBR Promotes Eight Employees to Shareholders of the Firm

Posted on March 2, 2022

SWBR Promotes Eight Employees to Shareholders of the Firm


ROCHESTER, N.Y. — SWBR is pleased to announce that Kirsten Kelleher, Alicia Libby, Rich Linder, Gabriella Macera, Sara Neyman, Kamillah Ramos, Yang Song, and Chad Stewart have been named associates and shareholders of the firm.


Kirsten Kelleher, NCIDQ, Interior Designer: Lives in Spencerport and has been with the firm since 2018. Kelleher is responsible for creating unique and functional spaces for a variety of the firm’s higher education and housing clients.


Alicia Libby, Business Operations Manager, Troy Office: Libby manages the daily operations for SWBR’s Troy office, with a particular focus on business development. She lives in Clifton Park.


Rich Linder, AIA, Project Manager: Linder has been with thefirm since 2020 and is responsible for managing a variety of multi-family housing projects from design through completion.  


Gabriella Macera, NCIDQ, Interior Designer: Resides in Webster and has been with SWBR since 2019. Macera creates functional, healthy, and aesthetically pleasing interiors for a variety of project types throughout the firm.


Sara Neyman, Project Architect: Neyman is responsible for drafting, building design, and project coordination on a variety of mixed-use housing, commercial, and hospitality projects. She resides in Colonie and works out of the firm’s Troy office. 


Kamillah Ramos, AIA, Project Architect: Resides in Rochester and has been with SWBR since 2017. As part of the firm’s Education studio, Ramos produces sketches, diagrams, renderings, code analysis, product research, coordination, and construction documents.


Yang Song, AIA, Project Architect: Resides in Syracuse and has been with SWBR since 2017. Song, based out of the firm’s Syracuse office, is responsible for building design, client management, budgeting, and schedule management for primarily higher education and K12 projects.


Chad Stewart, Project Architect: Also based out of the firm’s Troy office, Stewart is responsible for managing multi-family housing and commercial projects through schematic design through construction administration. He resides in Moreau.


SWBR now has 70 shareholders.


About SWBR:

SWBR is a multidisciplinary, award-winning design firm headquartered in Rochester, New York.  As a highly respected national firm providing leadership, expertise, innovation and entrepreneurial thinking, the firm specializes in sustainability, education, housing, and workplace design. With offices in Rochester, Syracuse and Troy, NY SWBR aims to positively impact lives through meaningful design. To learn more visit swbr.com or SWBR’s social media sites on Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram.   



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