RATCLIFF announces two senior staff promotions: Gary Jereczek, AIA, to principal of the firm and Heidi Bilodeau to associate principal. “Gary and Heidi are consummate professionals and tireless in their pursuit of excellence in every aspect of our practice,” said Dan Wetherell, president. “They are strong leaders and Ratcliff is proud to have them represent our firm to our clients and colleagues.” The awardwinning firm (ratcliffarch.com) based in Emeryville, CA provides architecture, interior design and planning services to healthcare, academic and civic clients throughout the Western United States.
Jereczek, promoted from associate principal, leads award-winning projects for healthcare giants including Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., NorthBay Healthcare Group, Dignity Health and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. Recent work includes two new facilities in San Jose: Valley Health Center for the County of Santa Clara and the new student health center for San Jose State University. Gary is a graduate of UC Berkeley with Master and Bachelor degrees in Architecture. He has served on the Board of the AIA East Bay Chapter and community boards and committees.
Bilodeau, promoted from senior associate, is Ratcliff’s director of marketing and leads the development and execution of strategic marketing and business development initiatives, oversees marketing research and champions the company’s brand management. She is a graduate of UCLA with a Bachelor degree in Anthropology (Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society) and is a member of the Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS).