Washington, DC (July 2015) KCCT is pleased to announce the promotions, certifications and new hires of the following staff members:
Jamie Leclerc, ASID, LEED AP
Jamie Leclerc, ASID, LEED AP BD C will serve as Director of Government Interiors at Karn Charuhas Chapman & Twohey (KCCT). Ms. Leclerc has over 30 years of industry experience in interior design in a wide range of public and private project types and has served in leadership roles for both renovation and new construction projects. Since 2000, Leclerc has provided design direction and technical oversight for interiors projects at KCCT. She is currently leading the interior design team for the new U.S. Embassy in Beirut.
Ms. Leclerc has a strong programming background. Her work has included Department of State (DOS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) projects, for which she developed a proprietary programming database and refined interview techniques that enhance understanding of client’s cultural requirements. Ms. Leclerc has extensive experience in space planning, interior design, construction documents, and construction administration as well as furniture, furnishings and equipment (FF&E) specification, for which she developed a second database. She recently collaborated with the DOS Office of Overseas Building Operations in developing high performance interiors standards for use on U.S. Embassy and Consulate projects worldwide. Among her most notable projects is the George Herbert Walker Bush Executive Office in Houston, TX.
Ms. Leclerc is a licensed interior designer and has been active in advancing the profession through ASID and state licensure efforts.
Patricia Raimondeau has joined Karn Charuhas Chapman & Twohey (KCCT) as a Senior Designer in its Corporate Interiors Studio. She has over 20 years of experience in corporate, residential, and healthcare interiors. Her work will include designing interior spaces and selecting finishes for a large office building project. Ms. Raimondeau was brought on to join KCCT’s growing corporate and multi-family interiors practice. She has also been a local adjunct professor teaching design solutions and the use of scale, color, form and light.
Washington DC based KCCT is a multi-disciplinary design firm focused on planning, architecture, and interior design in urban environments. The firm’s unique practice features a regional portfolio of prominent new development, renovations and infrastructure in Washington’s Federal Core, and an international component including fourteen new US Diplomatic facilities and worldwide projects in more than 160 cities.