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At ENV, we’ve built a talented team with a reputation for designing solutions that work in the real world.

We know that the best projects are collaborative, and we make a point to listen, ask tough questions, and share insights along the way. Clients trust our principal-led teams to deliver projects on time, on budget, and as promised.

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David Jon Rush
Leadership | New York, NY

The secret to ENV’s continued success, according to David Rush, is to have the design team imagine an approach for each project that synthesizes both visual creativity as well as personal responsibility. Each project ENV completes has its own individual and functional imprint; all the many design elements relate to one another in a given project without anything overshadowing its counterpart. That is all done intentionally.

As president of the New York Office, David’s easy going and informal personality has the uncanny ability to carefully yet casually uncover the cultural DNA for each project. David listens closely as he guides both clients and the office through the design process; the collaboration results in both sides learning about each other and getting smarter together. With such clients as HarperCollins, Year Up, Smartling, and Comcast, David’s prestigious and diverse portfolio provides a glimpse into the firm’s attention to detail and level of service.


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Deasy Campione
Director of Interiors | Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Deasy Campione originally from Texas, joined the ENV team in 2006 after graduating from the University of Alabama. Deasy played softball for UA, in which she led her team to the Women’s College World Series twice.

Taking her leadership skills and teamwork attitude with her, she was quickly able to work her way up to becoming the Director of Interiors for the NJ Office. Deasy has worked on numerous projects under all disciplines (academic, retail, food & beverage, and commercial).

In 2015, Deasy led her team to win an AIA award for the Newark Airport Terminal A & B food court design renovation “Liberty Terrace”, which made her motto “Multiple minds make great design” a reality.


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Derek McCalla
Project Architect | Richmond, VA

Derek is a licensed Architect who grew up in Richmond and developed a passion for design and architecture at an early age. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 2012 with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. He has 10+ years of experience in the architecture and construction field.

Over the last decade, he has worked on a variety of projects ranging from renovations to additions to new construction and a wide variety of building types. He has developed a keen eye for the details in design and construction, as well as provided well designed spaces.

As a father of two young girls, he loves spending time with his family, watching football or hockey, and playing chess.


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Eric Owes
Senior Project Manager | New York, NY

As a child growing up in Brooklyn, NY, Eric always had an affinity for art – whether it was drawing superheroes while sitting on the floor reading comic books, or designing futuristic cities with flying, self-driving cars and domed buildings – it was his favorite form of expression. One day, watching the Brady Bunch, there was an episode where Mike Brady, patriarch of the family and an Architect, was in his office designing a building. It was then that Eric heard the word “Architect” uttered for the first time, and it was immediately life-changing. He went to the World Book Encyclopedia, looked up the word, and discovered that Architecture was a real profession. From that point on, he had a singular focus.

After high school, Eric attended NYC Technical College and Lehigh Technical, before embarking on his journey of Architecture and design. He became a draftsman “on the boards”, back when they used actual pencils and other drawings utensils, learned AutoCAD in 1989, and never looked back. He has been involved in many high and low end projects, but treats them all with the same care and dedication due to his intense passion and respect for design.

Eric is a husband and father of two, who think of him as a “pretty cool nerd.” They like to watch their dad draw projects around the house and build them – sometimes twice because he isn’t very handy – but he still enjoys the process. He rides an Italian motorcycle during the summer and enjoys a nice single malt scotch and cigar under the moonlight with a fire in the pit. Eric also loves traveling with his wife and plans to design abroad for his in-laws in the Dominican Republic.


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Francis Wong
Production/CAD Manager | Los Angeles, CA

Growing up in fast-paced Hong Kong, Francis Wong started his architectural career at one of the most prestigious architectural firms there – Eric Cumine Associates. So he had many opportunities to interact with people of various cultural backgrounds.

Besides his passion for architecture, Francis enjoys cycling, music, photography and watching musicals with his wife. Another important aspect in Francis’ life is his church, where he is actively involved. In fact, he currently serves as the treasurer. He also helps lead the worship music from time to time and finds time each and every day to read from his favorite book, The Bible.

Francis starts each day off with his own prescriptive beverage – an entire ground lemon mixed with warm water, and he’s also an avid tea drinker. Some of his favorites are Darjeeling, Earl Grey, Jasmin, Matcha and Oolong. When it comes to desserts, he can resist all kinds of sweet temptations, except for ice cream. Francis insists he’s never met a banana split he didn’t like!

He enjoys working at ENV because of its family-oriented culture. He takes pride in the quality of work that the company delivers consistently and the integrity that ENV upholds.


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Gus Arnone
Associate Principal | Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Gus is a project manager responsible for conducting schematic design, design development, contract documents, construction administration, construction management, site observations, client/ contractor meetings, shop drawings review, contractor invoice review and change order review and preparation.

Gus has extensive experience in the renovation and rehabilitation of existing facilities as well as retrofitting existing core and shell space for various private and institutional clients. He was the construction manager for a $26 million school project, where he helped schedule and coordinate design and construction.

In addition he has extensive experience in office fit out and design having served as the project manager for the Corporate Headquarters for Stryker.


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Haiwen Yu
Project Director | New York, NY

Haiwen is a Project Director for ENV and has over twenty years experience in all phases of architectural/interior design.

Her creative and leadership skills set her apart when it comes to planning, scheduling, detailing and coordinating all aspects of commercial design. Haiwen’s excellent communication skills, combined with deep knowledge of engineering and architectural building codes make her a valuable part of our team.


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Hans P. Erdenberger
President | Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Hans has been a licensed architect since 1987. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from New Jersey School of Architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology where he is currently a member of the Deans Executive Council and has served on several mentorship committees as well as being a visiting design critic. Hans is also a certified member of the National Council of Architectural Review Board.

Hans started his career in the construction industry before joining a medium sized architectural group in North Jersey where he quickly rose to the position of Vice President. He later joined a large international AE firm as Principal before starting his own firm in the fall of 2009.

Throughout his professional career, Hans has compiled an impressive portfolio of work in the academic, commercial, hospitality, retail and residential practice areas. His projects range from renovation projects of all sizes to major new developments.


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Herby Joseph
Project Designer, Visualization | New York, NY

As a child growing up in Haiti, Herby had a unique perspective of seeing his parents build family homes from the ground up. But something inside him was stirred of someday designing a home based on his own ideas!

The dream of Architecture took shape first with his bachelor’s degree at the University of Buffalo and then further at Parsons School of Design. As his career progressed, he could see more and more how useful it is to be able to present design ideas with 3D modeling and renderings. Herby now leverages his 3D expertise for ENV helping our clients fully visualize how their spaces will look when complete!

When Herby isn’t making magic in front of a computer, you most certainly will find him behind a camera at every opportunity! He loves being able to freeze time in a photo and notice details otherwise easily missed in a fleeting moment. His favorite camera to shoot with is a Fuji XT2 with 56 mm lens. Herby is also an accomplished runner having completed 3 full and about a dozen half marathons. He still hopes to design and build a home he can settle down in for the rest of his life, someday.


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Jacky Chan
Project Director | New York, NY

Jacky Chan brings over seventeen years of experience to his projects, with a vast majority of his expertise being in the design of corporate office spaces of various sizes. As project director, Jacky will be responsible for project quality and overall project coordination on a day-to-day basis.

He meets with the project team, participates in client meetings and regularly reviews all work products. In addition to his role as client liaison, Jacky is responsible for maintaining project schedules and team assignments, coordinating all outside consultants, and field supervision.

Some of his past retail banking experience includes Bank One, Cantor Fitzgerald, ICAP, JP Morgan Chase, Knight Equity Markets, Sherwood Securities, SLK Capital Markets, and Morgan Stanley.


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Janice Chu
Project Manager | New York, NY

Janice’s passion for architecture was sparked by her unique experiences growing up in New York City. Some of her earliest memories include her grandmother’s tenement apartment building, where there was a bathtub in the middle of the kitchen. She also remembers visiting her mother who worked at the world financial center, passing through the winter garden and world trade center.

The pure height and volume of it really stuck with her, and to this day, she still likes to think about the variety of scale that exists for buildings in the city. Her curiosity in architecture led to taking design classes on the weekends as a high school student, and then to pursuing architecture in college.

Janice graduated from The Cooper Union with a Bachelor of Architecture and is a licensed architect, AIA, NCARB. She likes the collaborative nature of the ENV office, that creative ideas can be openly shared and discussed amongst the staff.

When not practicing architecture, Janice likes to cook brunch. Her specialty is poached eggs. She also enjoys traveling. Her most recent adventure included walking across a frozen lake in Iceland (after allowing a group of teenagers to go first).


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Jay Cohen
Leadership | New York, NY

Jay’s management style for ENV is informed by over thirty years of diversified experience on a broad range of architectural project types and interior design applications.

From institutional projects like New York Foundling Hospital to commercial and corporate interiors like The Segal Company and Bank of New York Mellon, Jay has been actively responsible for the design and construction administration of over fifteen million square feet of interior and architectural space and counting.

Some other projects from Jay’s list include Bank of China, Autism Speaks, Plumbers Union Local 1 Headquarters, The Environmental Defense Fund, Year Up, and Mason Tenders.

His design vision informs ENV creativity, and his entrepreneurial spirit is at the heart of the company. Whether he is engaged in assisting clients in lease negotiations, benchmarking projects or performing post-occupancy services, Jay’s ability to identify opportunities for clients and manage their design solutions remains one of ENV’s most valuable assets.


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Jennifer Boyd
Project Interior Designer | Richmond, VA

Jennifer is a Virginia native who developed a passion for design and construction from a young age. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Interior Design and went on to work for firms in Washington D.C. and Boston. She has a variety of experience on workplace design and strategy projects of all scales and industry sectors.

Jennifer is a Certified Interior Designer in ENV’s Richmond office. She enjoys being a part of a collaborative design team, working with clients, and exploring new technologies that can enhance the design process. Outside of work, Jennifer likes getting out on her paddle board, traveling, and painting.


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Jennifer Brenner
Project Manager | New York, NY

Growing up with an artistically talented mother, creativity and design were always a part of Jennifer’s life. Constantly drawing and sketching, pencil and paper became her medium of choice. It wasn’t until high school that she was introduced to the world of architecture. Knowing her artistic talents, friends suggested an architecture and design class which quickly became her favorite time of the day.

Following that interest into college, Jennifer pursued a Bachelor’s degree from the University at Buffalo and later completed her Master’s at the Rhode Island School of Design, focusing on adaptive reuse. Being able to incorporate a building’s past life and history with a new purpose drives her creative nature. It becomes an exciting challenge showcasing existing structures with current ideas.

Outside of the office, Jennifer spends her time with her friends and family exploring New York City and staying active. She loves seeing what the city has to offer from the latest workout class or restaurant, to each of the different neighborhoods. She is always on the go.


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Jennifer Masotti
Project Manager | Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Jennifer received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2010. She received her Master of Architecture degree from City College of New York in 2011, where she taught Architectural History & Theory to prospective students.

Her previous working experience in high-end residential architecture, consulting engineering, and urban design firms provide her with the ability to understand and coordinate the many facets of a project as it comes together.

Since joining the ENV team, Jennifer has brought her dedication to various academic, hospitality, and residential projects.


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Jenny Le
Senior Technical Designer | New York, NY

As Senior Technical Designer, Jenny joined ENV with more than two decades of base building project experience ranging from Education to Commercial Interior to Residential project types. Impressed with her work ethnic and meticulous design detail, Jenny was recruited by her thesis professor to work in his modest mid-size firm in Hasting on Hudson, NY upon graduation. Since then, she has worked in all aspects of design, documentation, and construction phases on notable projects varying in size and complexity. Some of her past works are Scarsdale Elementary and High School gym and classroom additions, Dressbarn Headquarters office addition/renovation, Novartis Pharmaceutical Campus Master Plan, and JFK Riverwalk Residential Development.

Jenny’s passion and pursuit for design excellence and meticulous detail are evident in her work and personal life. At home, she has her hands full with the daily drama of a teenage boy and five-year old diva. While not managing her two kids and husband’s daily activities, Jenny enjoys local cuisine, traveling, and binging the latest K-Pop TV dramas.


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Jin Yoon
Project Architect | New York, NY

Jin embarked on her interior design journey in South Korea at an Art High School and graduated with an interior design degree from university. In the United States, she has developed a strong millwork background by drawing all aspects of commercial and residential construction.

Previous projects include NYU Langone Ambulatory Center, Northwell Health Peconic Bay Medical Center, Carleton College, and Temple University.

After receiving an advanced degree in sustainability from the New York School of Interior Design, ENV was a natural next step in her career.  She is LEED AP BD+C certified and proficient with both AutoCAD and REVIT.

In her spare time, she loves to travel, cook, create art like pottery and spend time with family. She also makes it a point to not only practice sustainability in her work but also at home.


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Joseph Siegel
Principal | Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Joseph Siegel has more than forty years of experience in architecture and interior design projects involving over 20 million square feet of commercial space and buildings in excess of $750,000,000 in construction costs. During this time he has specialized in projects including; the design of new facilities, interior design and fit-out, rehabilitation and conversion of existing buildings, panning and feasibility studies, programming, operational analysis and project management.

Mr. Siegel has a proven track record with clients and builders in bringing projects from conceptualization through construction drawings to final tenant occupancy. Among his many skills is his proven history of establishing complete budgets, bringing the projects in within the projected cost estimates and completing them on or before the scheduled completion date, accommodating the individual client’s requirements.

Although, best known for his work on large projects with some of the most prestigious corporate clients in the country. Mr. Siegel’s experience also includes work on projects of limited scope, which are handled with the same dedication to detail and professionalism. This approach has brought many clients back with new projects over the years.

As the driving force behind Design Collaborative Architecture and Planning, Joseph Siegel has honed a team of talented architects and design professionals who adapt seamlessly to provide quality architectural and design services for a range of client requirements. He has a hands-on approach, interacting continuously with the project managers throughout each phase of a project. Mr. Siegel attended New York Institute of Design and Construction and Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.


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