New Promotions

For Immediate Release

Washington, DC (January 2023)



KCCT is thrilled to announce the well-deserved promotions of eight of our team members. With their dedication to design excellence, commitment to collaboration, service to our clients, hard work, and out-of-the-box thinking, these individuals represent the best of KCCT. We thank and celebrate each of them for their significant contributions to the firm.

Andrew Ashcraft - Designer, is a skilled designer for KCCT’s international studio. He combines strategic thinking with a passion for intricate construction details.

Dan Lavoie, RA - Associate Principal, is an expert in secure diplomatic facilities, an innovative architect and project manager with more than 20 years of experience. Dan began his tenure with KCCT as an intern in 2002 and now provides executive leadership to KCCT's international studio.

Corey Mack, RA - Associate, is a project manager and talented architect whose expertise ranges from small renovations to large-scale planning projects. He specializes in complex projects that utilize his full range of design and management skills.

Homayra Mahjoob - Director of Visual Communications, leverages more than 27 years of design expertise and a deep passion for graphic design. She provides creative direction for all KCCT graphic materials and upholds the brand standard firm-wide.

Tobi Ogunleye - Senior Designer, utilizing nearly a decade of experience, applies a design approach focused on advocacy for the end user that prioritizes their needs throughout the project.

Danny Trejo, RA - Project Manager, is a lead designer for KCCT’s international studio. He specializes in foreign diplomatic projects, applying advanced BIM optimization techniques to each task.

Maggie Simpson - Director of Marketing, leads KCCT’s Marketing team with an enthusiasm for developing compelling content and an inherent passion for storytelling informed by a decade of dedicated experience.

Michael Zajkowski, AIA, NCARB, LEED BD C - Associate, leverages his 33 years of design experience in federal, embassy, education, commercial office, and medical facilities to lead KCCT’s largest and most complex projects.



Firm History

Washington, DC-based KCCT is a multidisciplinary design firm focused on planning, architecture, and interior design in urban environments. The firm’s unique practice features a regional portfolio ranging from historic preservation to institutional and commercial designs. With nearly 40 years of experience in international design, KCCT also brings a global perspective to our work with diplomatic, military, and transportation projects in over 170 cities abroad. KCCT’s values are innovative design, technical quality, and an unwavering dedication to service.




Maggie Simpson, Director of Marketing
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