LEO A DALY Appoints New Director of Operations for Los Angeles
February 9, 2015
The Los Angeles office of international architecture/engineering firm LEO A DALY announced today that Nicos Katsellis, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC, GGP, has been promoted to Director of Operations and Senior Associate.
Katsellis, who joined the firm in 2005, assumes the role after serving as Senior Project Manager and Program Manager. His leadership of large teams of architects, designers, engineers, and consultants has resulted in project success on a variety of major federal, healthcare, education, civic, and liturgical projects.
His most recent work includes the ongoing rehabilitation of several historical buildings on the Department of Veterans Affairs West Los Angeles Health Care Campus, including a LEED Gold Certified therapeutic housing facility for homeless veterans. Other achievements include the LEED Gold Certified Community Services Building for the City of Burbank, the Space Utilization Masterplan of a 380-acre Federal Government Healthcare Campus, and the development of Sustainability Best Practices in architecture for Chinese Airports under the umbrella of the US-China Aviation Cooperation Program.
Katsellis has devoted his career to the practice of sustainable design. As Sustainability Champion for the firm’s Los Angeles office, he has completed six certified LEED projects, with three more currently registered. His leadership on sustainability resulted in LEO A DALY becoming one of the first architecture firms Certified under the City of Los Angeles Green Business Certification Program.
“I am pleased to announce this promotion. Nicos has the aptitude and leadership skills needed for this position. His energy and passion for architecture will greatly benefit our office and our clients,” said Roy L. Follmuth, Managing Principal of LEO A DALY, Los Angeles.