Fairfax, VA – Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has recently hired Joseph Wells, AIA, as office director of the firm’s architectural practice in Fairfax, Virginia. Wells will be responsible for all facets of operations, staff development, and client management.

With more than 30 years of experience, Wells’ portfolio includes significant justice, education, and science and technology projects in both the public and private sectors. A representative list of clients includes the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Smithsonian Institution, U.S. General Services Administration, Architect of the Capitol, National Guard Bureau, and Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC).

James Draheim, AIA, president of Dewberry’s architectural practice states, “Bringing Joe Wells into our organization provides our Fairfax office with someone who has worked at the national level, adding invaluable experience to our growing practice. His background, expertise, and skill sets will be a tremendous asset to us moving forward.”

Wells holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, Virginia Center for Architecture, National Trust for Historic Preservation, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Society of American Military Engineers, and the Virginia Tech Caldwell Society.

About Dewberry

Dewberry is a leading professional services firm with a proven history of providing architecture, engineering, and management and consulting services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. Recognized for combining unsurpassed commitment to client service with deep subject matter expertise, Dewberry is dedicated to solving clients’ most complex challenges and transforming their communities. Established in 1956, Dewberry is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with more than 40 locations and 1,800+ professionals nationwide. To learn more, visit www.dewberry.com.

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