AVRP Skyport Principal Named Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

Brian M. Koshley AIA to expand his role within the organization.

Brian M. Koshley, AIA

AVRP Skyport has appointed Brian M. Koshley, AIA, to the newly created role of Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer. Koshley joined AVRP Skyport in 2018 as a Principal in the firm’s Workplace and Corporate studios. Effective immediately, Koshley will nurture and expand the firm’s client relationships while overseeing market research, business intelligence, firm relations, external communications and brand. ​

“Brian brings over 33 years of architectural experience as a practitioner and has demonstrated exceptional leadership in marketing and networking to expand our business,” said AVRP Skyport CEO Douglas H. Austin, FAIA. “He has represented us outside of the traditional avenues of interiors and commercial office business development with outstanding results.”

"This is really a recognition of the role Brian has naturally stepped into," added AVRP Skyport President Christopher T. Veum, Assoc. AIA, IIDA​. "His impact on our practice through marketing and his success in attracting new clients confirms the horsepower he adds to our leadership."

"I am focused in this expanded role to campaign for our firm while continuing as a practitioner to provide the best possible service to our clients," stated Koshley. "With recent wins in Education, Building Repositioning and Workplace, we are on track to have one of our best years ever. It's an exciting time in the progression of AVRP Skyport, and I’m honored to be a part of it."

Koshley has held several leadership roles with architecture and interior architecture firms with companies such as HNTB and CRSS amongst others. In a previous role to AVRP Skyport, Koshley was the Managing Principal of IA Interior Architects’ Orange County office for 15 years. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, College of Environmental Design and is a licensed architect in the State of California. He is also a member of a variety of professional organizations, including NAIOP, ULI and the American Institute of Architects.

About AVRP Skyport

AVRP Skyport develops innovative design solutions through a unique creative process that delivers memorable experiences of the built environment. Principals Douglas H. Austin, FAIA; Christopher T. Veum, Assoc. AIA, IIDA; Randy Robbins, AIA, LEED AP; Frank Wolden and Brian M. Koshley, AIA, bring award-winning experience that inspire their clients to think beyond traditional boundaries, delivering projects that put community first. AVRP is on LinkedIn and for more information, visit www.avrpstudios.com Press and media inquiries Kim Smith, ksmith@avrpstudios.com, 619-704-2700.

Source: AVRP Skyport

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