api(+)‘s team of more than 30 architects and retail designers continues to grow with dynamic clients and challenging projects. The company has welcomed six new additions to its team, each with a unique set of qualifications, skills, and professional experience that supports the company’s commitment to provide exceptional performance.
Casey Allen, AIA, Senior Project Architect
Allen, a licensed architect, has 10 years of experience in high-end retail, mixed-use, and residential design and project management working with respected northeastern firms.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in design from the University of Florida School of Architecture and a master‘s of architecture from Syracuse University. He recently moved from Connecticut to join api(+)’s Tampa office.
Daron Anchors, Design Services
Anchors has 23 years’ experience in designing prototypes, flagships, and branded store elements, as well as international concept rollout, with prominent design firms and an array of well-known specialty retail, food retail, and restaurant brands. He is also well versed in healthcare and office design.
Anchors holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial design from Ohio State University and is working to earn LEED and NCIDQ certifications. He recently moved from Ohio to join api(+)’s Tampa office.
Oscar Amaro, Design Services
Amaro has 10 years of experience and an impressive portfolio of specialty retail, food retail, restaurant, entertainment, department store, mall, hospitality, and travel retail concepts. He has joined the team in api(+)’s Miami office.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Pontificia Universidad Católica and a master’s degree in business administration from University of Phoenix.
Rachel Lefebvre, Administrative + Marketing Assistant
Lefebvre has joined api(+)’s Tampa team and is often the first person you’ll speak with when calling or visiting. She provides support to the administrative and marketing teams.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Tampa and has five years of professional administrative experience.
Alexander Martinez and Cesar Reyes, Interns
Alexander and Cesar are both working as part-time interns to support api(+)’s growing workload and to gain professional experience and knowledge of the industry.
They are each in their final semester at the University of South Florida studying for a master’s degrees from the School of Architecture and Community Design.