Design and Contruction Staff

GINA BLECK, A.I.A.
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT OF UNIVERSITY FACILITIES

Gina Bleck earned a Bachelors in Architecture from the Boston Architectural College and an executive masters in leadership from GU’s McDonough School of Business in 2015. She has worked in the design and construction industry for nearly thirty years. Her internship began in architectural firms, although she comes from a family of electricians. Institutional work has been her passion, leading her to roles in owner enterprises beginning in 1999 at Rutgers University. She joined Georgetown University’s Planning & Facilities Management team in 2009 and serves as the Asst. VP for Design & Construction, overseeing a staff of design and construction professionals as well as the aesthetics of the university’s built environment.

 

Patrick Amorosa
Architect

Patrick Amorosa earned his degree in architecture from Carnegie Mellon University and has worked at Georgetown University since 2011. He recently became a licensed architect in Washington, DC. Currently, Pat assists university architects with planning and design and manages small projects.

 

 

Brian Barger, P.E.
Senior Project Manager

Brian Barger earned his degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech. His most recent projects include Dahlgren Quadrangle's renovation, as well as the renovation of the historic Former Jesuit Residences into a Living and Learning Community with a new outdoor space. It opened as an undergraduate residence hall in August 2015.

 

Isaac Blair, A.I.A., N.O.M.A.
Director of Quality Assurance

Isaac Blair has worked at Georgetown since the 1970s and has watched the campus transform, witnessing the construction of Village A, Alumni Square, the Leavey Center, the ICC, the Hariri Building, Regents Hall, and the Research Building at the Medical Center over the years. He has personally overseen many projects at Georgetown, including the original construction of the Village C residence hall, as well as renovations of Healy Hall, Copley Hall, and Lauinger Library.

 

Joanna Groberg, C.R.M.
Archivist

Joanna Groberg graduated from Georgetown University in 1986 and holds a master's degree in archives and records management from the University of Maryland. She has worked at Georgetown as the archivist for Design and Construction since 1995. On any given day, she can be found assisting university staff and contractors with their information requests, as well as managing Georgetown University's vast collection of architectural and engineering drawings, some of which date back to the 1800s.

 

 

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 projects include managing the construction of the Wagner Alumni House, the Rafik B. Hariri Building, the award-winning Calcagnini Contemplative Center, and the 2011-2013 renovations of the Nevils residence halls. Currently, he is managing the construction of the Thompson Athletic Center on Georgetown's main campus.

 

Lenn Robinson, A.I.A.
Senior Project Manager and Architect

Lenn Robinson earned his undergraduate degree in architecture at Howard University and his master's at the Catholic University of America. He has worked at Georgetown since 1992 and managed many major projects, such as the renovations to the Village A, Darnell, New South, Copley residence halls, as well as the consolidation of LXR (Loyola, Xavier, and Ryder) into a single hall. Recently, he was in charge of the award-winning Georgetown School of Continuing Studies on Massachusetts Avenue, and the renovation of the Healey Family Student Center in the New South Building. Currently, he is the project manager of the new Pedro Arrupe, S.J. residence hall.
 

Amy Sanderson, A.I.A
Senior Architect

Amy Sanderson earned her degree in architecture from the University of Maryland and has been with Georgetown University since 2007. She has worked on numerous projects for Georgetown, including the Healey Family Student Center, Ryan and Isaac Halls, and Lauinger Library Special Collections Center. In her role as senior architect, she has also worked on Dahlgren Chapel, Dahlgren Quadrangle, and the 2011-2013 Nevils Hall renovations.  She is currently working on the design of the Maria & Alberto de la Cruz art gallery to be located in the Walsh Building, as well as the Pedro Arrupe, S.J. residence hall.

Joseph E. Taylor, A.I.A.
Senior Architect

Joseph Taylor is a registered architect with more than 35 years of experience in private practice specializing in residential, religious and healthcare building types. Prior to arriving at Georgetown, he headed his design firm, JET Architects, and was an educator teaching Design Studio in the School of Architecture at Howard University. Joseph holds a Master of Architecture in Healthcare Design & Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Architecture from Howard University.

Since joining Georgetown University in 2002, he has worked closely with leadership to coordinate student, faculty and staff renovation projects. His list of projects include the Office of the Provost and the private residence for the University Provost, PNC Bank, Center for Brain Plasticity and the relocation of the University Investment Office to the Flour Mill office building. Joseph is the Senior Architect for the new Thompson Athletic Center and Cooper field projects.

Joseph serves on the Historic Preservation Review Board and has served on the Board of Architecture and Interior Design in Washington, DC.

Carla Tiberi, A.S.L.A.
Senior Project Manager and landscape architect

Carla Tiberi earned her bachelor's degree in planning and environmental design from the State University of New York at Buffalo and her master's degree in Landscape Architecture from Syracuse University.  Carla has been a licensed Landscape Architect for over twenty years, working for institutions of higher education as well as for private design firms.  She has worked at Georgetown University since 2014 and recently managed site improvements throughout campus as well as residential optimization projects for student housing.  Currently, Ms. Tiberi is the project manager for the Bus Turnaround project.