Planning and Design Team:

Patrick Amorosa, A.I.A.
Staff Architect

Patrick Amorosa graduated with a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Carnegie Mellon University and has been with Georgetown University since 2011. He has been licensed as an architect in the District of Columbia since 2015, holds an NCARB Certificate, and is a LEED Green Associate.  He manages the design process for university renovations, provides in-house design services, and oversees projects through construction.  Recently he has been involved in several lab renovations in Regents Hall, the design of the future Muslim Prayer Room in Village C, and new tenant space for the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London. Contact: (202) 687-6271

Alex Berley, P.E.
Senior Project Manager

Alex Berley holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland and MS in Structural Engineering from North Carolina State University. His experience includes civil design for commercial properties, full lifecycle development of real estate projects, and work as owner’s representative to institutional clients. Alex has worked at Georgetown University since early 2018. He has been managing the East West Road project and serves as GU’s Project Management liaison on the Medstar Surgical Pavilion project. Alex served as Vice Chair of the District of Columbia Construction Codes Board from 2009 to 2014. Contact:

Joanna Groberg

Joanna Groberg manages Georgetown University’s vast collection of architectural and engineering drawings, some of which date back to the late 1800s. She enjoys assisting university staff and consultants with their information requests.  In 1986 she graduated from Georgetown University, and in 1993 she received a master’s degree in archives and records management from the University of Maryland. Joanna has worked at Georgetown as the archivist for Planning and Design since 1995. Contact: (202) 687-9501

Chris Jordan, A.I.A.
Senior Project Manager and Architect

Chris Jordan attended Clemson University for his master’s degree in architecture and has worked at Georgetown University since 1986.  Some of his major past projects include the Wagner Alumni House, the Rafik B. Hariri Building, the award-winning Calcagnini Contemplative Center, the 2011-2013 renovations of Nevils residence halls, and the Thompson Athletic Center.  Currently, he is managing the construction of Cooper Field and Med-Dent infrastructure improvements. Contact: (202) 687-7556

Lorena Permuy,
Senior Architect, Historic Preservation Planner

Contact: (202) 687-0948

Adam Rogers, P.E.
Senior Fire Protection Engineer

Adam Rogers earned a master’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. His career has largely been as a fire protection engineering for the Smithsonian Institution. He has overseen the fire protection and life safety aspects of design and construction of numerous projects throughout the Smithsonian’s 20 museums and multiple research centers. Significant projects included the National Museum of American History core renovation, the National Museum of Natural History renovations and the National Native American Veterans Memorial. He joined the Planning and Design team in 2019.Contact: 202-687-0945

Carla Tiberi, A.S.L.A.
University Landscape Architect

Carla Tiberi has been a licensed Landscape Architect for thirty years, working for institutions of higher education as well as for private design firms.  She earned her master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Syracuse University and has a bachelor’s degree in Planning and Environmental Design. Carla has worked at Georgetown University since 2014 and recently managed the Yates Intramural Sports Playing Surface project along with a number of beautification projects throughout campus. Contact: (202) 687-5972

Sheila Hooks-Thompson

Since 1999, Sheila Hooks Thompson has worked for Georgetown University’s accounting departments in a diverse range of capacities, not only gaining a holistic perspective on the institution’s financial framework, but also developing a deep knowledge of theinstitution’s commitment to growth and excellence in all its endeavors.Her career began in the Student Accounts department. Shortly after her appointment, she was promoted and transferred to the Law Center’s Financial Aid department to help manage the school’s Loan Repayment Program. Five years later, she was promoted to Senior Accountant and transferred to Georgetown’s General Accounting office where she managed a broad scope of financial projects for 15 years. In her current role in the University’s Planning and Design department capital project support to the architects and engineers in the department and to Georgetown as a whole.

Cornelius Weaver, M.A., PMP
Senior Project Manager

Cornelius Weaver earned his degree in architectural engineering from Missouri University of Science & Technology and his master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Saint Louis University. He is currently working on the renovation at Alumni Square and the upgrade to the Central Utility Plant. Contact: (202)-687-4916

Katherine Williams, A.I.A.
Senior Project Manager

Katherine Williams joined Georgetown in 2020. She is a licensed architect and also has experience in real estate development and on the general contractor side. She is managing several renovation projects on campus. Katherine earned her Bachelor of Architecture from Howard University and her Master of Science in real estate from American University. Contact: 202-687-6215