Gallagher & Associates (G&A) is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary design studio with offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Portland and Singapore. For over 20 years, we bring transformative experiences to life.

We integrate interactive design and media with the physical environment to produce immersive experiences that engage, entertain, and create measurable impact. As one of the only fully integrated experience design firms in the industry, we bring a holistic approach to every project from business, financial and operations planning to interpretive planning, exhibition design, and media production.

Our Team

Patrick Gallagher
President & Owner
Patrick Gallagher

Patrick Gallagher

President & Owner
Silver Spring

Over the past 30 years, Patrick has built a strong reputation globally as a leader in the field of Museum Planning and Design. He has worked with every kind of collection from microscopic stardust, to hundreds of vintage military tanks and aircraft, in institutions ranging from cultural history and natural science to sports, music and the arts. A graduate of Northern Illinois University, Patrick is a past president of the SEGD and has served on the board of numerous professional design organizations.

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Cybelle Jones
Principal & Executive Director
Cybelle Jones

Cybelle Jones

Principal & Executive Director
Silver Spring

Cybelle Jones is Principal and Executive Director at G&A, specializing in museum master planning and exhibit design. She has nearly 30 years of experience directing projects ranging from interactive cultural experiences to art and historical museums. Jones promotes innovation in areas such as visitor personalized interaction, universal design, sustainability, and new standards in educational interpretation. Her leadership in project visioning and master planning has helped the firm develop an international reputation for creating transformative experiences that immerse people in story and revitalize communities. Ms. Jones has received multiple honors including the AIA Award of Excellence and the Distinguished Member Award from SEGD. She has been a guest speaker at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Chengdu China Design Week, MuseumNext, AAM, MAAM, SEGD, and AIA. She is a former board member of SEGD and helped to establish the Masters of Exhibition Design at the Corcoran College of Art—now part of The George Washington University in Washington D.C.

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Thomas Kozeny
Chief Financial Officer
Thomas Kozeny

Thomas Kozeny

Chief Financial Officer
Silver Spring

As a key member of the Executive Management team Tom plays a strategic role in the overall management of G&A. Day- to-day responsibilities include planning, managing and controlling all financial-related activities. Tom is responsible for contracting, legal matters and negotiations for G& A. A prior CPA, he has a degree from Creighton University and an MBA from the University of Nebraska.

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Scott Wickstrom
Chief Strategy & Operating Officer
Scott Wickstrom

Scott Wickstrom

Chief Strategy & Operating Officer
Silver Spring

Scott brings to G&A 20 years of international leadership in digital & experience design, architectural environments, and brand activation. Scott leads our business strategy, growth, and operating excellence efforts, focusing on creating the optimal environment for our incredible teams to do their best work for our world-class clients. Scott is a graduate of the University of California (UCLA and UC Irvine), and started his career in corporate finance before moving to marketing and design.

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Mike Devine
President, Gallagher Museum Services
Mike Devine

Mike Devine

President, Gallagher Museum Services
Silver Spring

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Adam Tate
Exhibition Manager, Gallagher Museum Services
Adam Tate

Adam Tate

Exhibition Manager, Gallagher Museum Services
Silver Spring

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Alice Rubin
Studio Director
Alice Rubin

Alice Rubin

Studio Director
New York City

Alice Rubin oversee the Media office and team. She has a wealth of experience working with museums, internally and externally having led cross-departmental efforts on audience engagement initiatives relating to the permanent collection, exhibitions, programming and strategic partnerships. Her background is in producing content-rich media for museums and cultural institutions. She previously worked at the Museum of Jewish Heritage for over seven years.

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Ariel Efron
Design Director - Media
Ariel Efron

Ariel Efron

Design Director - Media
New York City

Ariel Efron is Design Director for Media at G&A, with broad experience in creating digital storytelling in physical environments. His work has been shown worldwide, including the Venice Biennale, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau, the National Museum of American Jewish History, and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. Ariel is a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Israel and has a Masters degree from New York University.

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Aska Tanoto
Graphic Designer
Aska Tanoto

Aska Tanoto

Graphic Designer
Singapore

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Azin Khelghati
Exhibit Designer
Azin Khelghati

Azin Khelghati

Exhibit Designer
Silver Spring

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Bailey Whisler
Senior Exhibit Designer
Bailey Whisler

Bailey Whisler

Senior Exhibit Designer
Silver Spring

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Ben Keel
Graphic Designer
Ben Keel

Ben Keel

Graphic Designer
Silver Spring

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Bruce Lightbody
Director
Bruce Lightbody

Bruce Lightbody

Director
Portland

Over the past 25 years, Bruce’s museum and design work have received numerous awards and accolades. Prior to focusing on museum design, he directed large-scale archaeological mapping efforts at important historical sites such as the Valley of the Kings, Egypt and El Mirador, Guatemala. Bruce holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture degree from the University of California at Berkeley.

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Bryan Ma
Creative Technologist
Bryan Ma

Bryan Ma

Creative Technologist
New York City

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Cameron Uecker
BD Proposal Manager
Cameron Uecker

Cameron Uecker

BD Proposal Manager
Silver Spring

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Carl Rhodes
Design Director - Exhibits
Carl Rhodes

Carl Rhodes

Design Director - Exhibits
Silver Spring

Carl has been designing museum exhibits for more than a decade. With a background in traditional media and illustration, his cutting-edge 3D computer visualization skills allow Carl to take ideas and shape them into tangible, memorable environments. He is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and studied in Rome and Florence, Italy.

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Catherine Yuan
Content Researcher
Catherine Yuan

Catherine Yuan

Content Researcher
Silver Spring

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Cathy Han
Exhibit Designer
Cathy Han

Cathy Han

Exhibit Designer
Silver Spring

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Catie Joos
Director of Operations
Catie Joos

Catie Joos

Director of Operations
Silver Spring

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Cheryana Azmi
Exhibit Designer
Cheryana Azmi

Cheryana Azmi

Exhibit Designer
Singapore

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Chito Ignacio
Senior Designer
Chito Ignacio

Chito Ignacio

Senior Designer
Singapore

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Christian Cabrera
Design Manager - Graphics
Christian Cabrera

Christian Cabrera

Design Manager - Graphics
Silver Spring

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Clara Dorfi
Exhibit Designer
Clara Dorfi

Clara Dorfi

Exhibit Designer
Silver Spring

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Dan Moyer
Marketing Graphic Designer
Dan Moyer

Dan Moyer

Marketing Graphic Designer
New York City

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Earl Icalina
Technical Designer
Earl Icalina

Earl Icalina

Technical Designer
Singapore

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Eileen Dolan
Graphic Designer
Eileen Dolan

Eileen Dolan

Graphic Designer
Silver Spring

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Emily Hurwitz
Senior Project Coordinator
Emily Hurwitz

Emily Hurwitz

Senior Project Coordinator
Silver Spring

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Evan Yang
Exhibit Designer
Evan Yang

Evan Yang

Exhibit Designer
Silver Spring

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Greg Matty
Design Director - Exhibits
Greg Matty

Greg Matty

Design Director - Exhibits
Silver Spring

With more than 25 years of experience, Greg’s projects range from natural science museums to highly interactive cultural and historical facilities. He has lead the design efforts for the G&A team on multiple project sites owned by the American Battle Monuments Commission, as well as numerous presidential libraries. Greg holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Gretchen Coss
Director of Business Development
Gretchen Coss

Gretchen Coss

Director of Business Development
Silver Spring

Gretchen Coss is a visionary leader, educator, and designer with over twenty-five years of experience in global brand management, experience design, and placemaking. Prior to G&A, Gretchen was Vice President/Director of Graphics for Gensler LA; and owned her own agency, Coss Creative, where she led design and development for large-scale, mixed-use projects for over 11 years. Gretchen joined G&A at its inception to lead strategic visioning and pursuits, contributing to the firm’s worldwide growth and esteemed reputation. She is a passionate educator and active industry leader, serving on the board of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design for six years, where she was a past president and helped to launch their education foundation; and as a past adjunct professor for the Master of Exhibition Design at the Corcoran College of Art + Design, where she won a faculty award for exemplifying innovative teaching techniques. Gretchen continues to lead museum planning and visioning workshops throughout the world for organizations such as ICOM, IMCC, SEGD, and AAM.

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Hal Kramer
Project Coordinator
Hal Kramer

Hal Kramer

Project Coordinator
Silver Spring

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Hannah Chiarella
Graphic Designer
Hannah Chiarella

Hannah Chiarella

Graphic Designer
Silver Spring

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Helen Cornell
Project Manager
Helen Cornell

Helen Cornell

Project Manager
Singapore

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Hilary McGraw
Content Developer
Hilary McGraw

Hilary McGraw

Content Developer
Portland

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Inma Puga
Design Director
Inma Puga

Inma Puga

Design Director
Singapore

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Ivonne Gutierrez
Executive Assistant to the President
Ivonne Gutierrez

Ivonne Gutierrez

Executive Assistant to the President
Silver Spring

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James Fearwell
Building Manager
James Fearwell

James Fearwell

Building Manager
Silver Spring

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James Hallock
Design Director - Graphics
James Hallock

James Hallock

Design Director - Graphics
Silver Spring

James’s experience in brand management, exhibition design and corporate communications is a valuable asset to the G&A team. He spent time working at G&A Asia resulting in extensive international experience. James is a graduate with honors of the Corcoran College of Art + Design.

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James Lide
Director of Interpretation
James Lide

James Lide

Director of Interpretation
Silver Spring

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Jamie Rains
Design Director - Exhibits
Jamie Rains

Jamie Rains

Design Director - Exhibits
Silver Spring

Jamie’s background includes experience in architecture, advertising, environmental graphic design and exhibition design. He has been the lead designer on many of G&A’s Smithsonian projects, as well as our international projects in Shanghai and Israel. An architect, he has a degree from Oklahoma State University.

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Jane Sassoon
Controller
Jane Sassoon

Jane Sassoon

Controller
Silver Spring

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Jason Gillman
Senior Exhibits Designer
Jason Gillman

Jason Gillman

Senior Exhibits Designer
Silver Spring

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Jaymie Wu
Graphic Designer
Jaymie Wu

Jaymie Wu

Graphic Designer
Singapore

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Jen Milius
Sr. Graphics Designer
Jen Milius

Jen Milius

Sr. Graphics Designer
Portland

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Jenny Parker Lilligren
Design Manager - Graphics
Jenny Parker Lilligren

Jenny Parker Lilligren

Design Manager - Graphics
Silver Spring

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Jessica Lautin
Senior Manager of Content Strategy & Development
Jessica Lautin

Jessica Lautin

Senior Manager of Content Strategy & Development
New York City

Jessica was previously at the Museum of the City of New York, where she worked on physical, interactive and mobile projects, serving most recently as Director of Digital Content for the Museum’s longterm exhibition on New York’s four-century story. Jessica brings expertise in research, writing and content strategy. She holds a history PhD and certificate in urban studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Princeton University.

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Jinu Yang
Sr. Visual Designer
Jinu Yang

Jinu Yang

Sr. Visual Designer
Portland

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John Christie
VP, Gallagher Museum Services
John Christie

John Christie

VP, Gallagher Museum Services
Silver Spring

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Jonathan Cohen
Technical Director
Jonathan Cohen

Jonathan Cohen

Technical Director
New York City

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Jonathon Hopkins
Senior Exhibit Designer
Jonathon Hopkins

Jonathon Hopkins

Senior Exhibit Designer
Singapore

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Jordan Albro
Illustrator II
Jordan Albro

Jordan Albro

Illustrator II
Silver Spring

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Joshua Gallagher
Senior Visual Designer
Joshua Gallagher

Joshua Gallagher

Senior Visual Designer
New York City

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Joshua Sennett
Senior Detailer
Joshua Sennett

Joshua Sennett

Senior Detailer
Silver Spring

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Juan Patino
Visual Designer
Juan Patino

Juan Patino

Visual Designer
New York City

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Julie Flechoux
Visual Design Director
Julie Flechoux

Julie Flechoux

Visual Design Director
New York City

Julie is a Design Director with 15+ years of experience in print and interface design. At G&A, she pilots the art direction and design of large-scale interactive storytelling experiences for renowned museums and institutions, on a variety of formats and technologies. She comes from a 3D & Motion design academic background and has significant experience leading large-scale creative and R&D projects for the luxury and automotive industries in France.

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Kevin Barrie
Exhibition Manager
Kevin Barrie

Kevin Barrie

Exhibition Manager
Silver Spring

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Kristin Bennani
Marketing Manager
Kristin Bennani

Kristin Bennani

Marketing Manager
Silver Spring

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Lex Colton
Exhibit Designer
Lex Colton

Lex Colton

Exhibit Designer
Silver Spring

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Liz Hughes
Project Manager
Liz Hughes

Liz Hughes

Project Manager
Silver Spring

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Liz Ponzio
Project Coordinator
Liz Ponzio

Liz Ponzio

Project Coordinator
Silver Spring

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Liza Rao
Studio Director
Liza Rao

Liza Rao

Studio Director
Silver Spring

Liza has extensive experience in both exhibit and environmental graphics and wayfinding, as well as corporate identity and print communications. She has worked and produced comprehensive interior, exterior, and donor recognition programs for cultural institutions, historical landmarks and visitor centers. Liza has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Lori Hamilton
Senior Interpretive Planner
Lori Hamilton

Lori Hamilton

Senior Interpretive Planner
Silver Spring

Lori’s career spans over 20 years and includes projects in art museums, history museums, interpretive centers and other cultural facilities. She brings significant experience in content development, interpretive planning, coordination, project management, and marketing strategies. Lori is a graduate of the University of Delaware.

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Ma. Thereza Monica L. Nasol
Exhibit Designer
Ma. Thereza Monica L. Nasol

Ma. Thereza Monica L. Nasol

Exhibit Designer
Singapore

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Martha Almy
Executive Producer
Martha Almy

Martha Almy

Executive Producer
Portland

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Mary Ann Morales
Technical Design Manager
Mary Ann Morales

Mary Ann Morales

Technical Design Manager
Singapore

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Megan Lehner
Project Manager
Megan Lehner

Megan Lehner

Project Manager
Silver Spring

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Michael G. Lewis
Executive Creative Director
Michael G. Lewis

Michael G. Lewis

Executive Creative Director
New York City

Michael is a creative leader with nearly twenty years of experience delivering digital products and media experiences for a diverse range of corporate and institutional clients. Coming from a background in user experience design, research, and strategy, he is a passionate advocate for applying user-centered design thinking to a broad range of design challenges. Originally trained as an architect, his work seeks to unite the digital and the spatial to create iconic designs.

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Michael Lewis
Senior Project Manager
Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis

Senior Project Manager
Portland

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Miri Rosen
Content Strategist & Developer
Miri Rosen

Miri Rosen

Content Strategist & Developer
New York City

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Natalie Tschechaniuk
Digital Producer
Natalie Tschechaniuk

Natalie Tschechaniuk

Digital Producer
New York City

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Nico Guillin
Design Director - Exhibits
Nico Guillin

Nico Guillin

Design Director - Exhibits
New York City

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Nicole Dvoskin
Director of People Development
Nicole Dvoskin

Nicole Dvoskin

Director of People Development
Silver Spring

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Noelle Palumbo
Film Producer
Noelle Palumbo

Noelle Palumbo

Film Producer
New York City

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Nora Bauman
Sr. Content Strategist
Nora Bauman

Nora Bauman

Sr. Content Strategist
Portland

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Olha Romaniuk
Project Manager
Olha Romaniuk

Olha Romaniuk

Project Manager
Singapore

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Paul DeCamp
Project Manager
Paul DeCamp

Paul DeCamp

Project Manager
Silver Spring

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Petr Spurney
VP, Gallagher Museum Services
Petr Spurney

Petr Spurney

VP, Gallagher Museum Services
Silver Spring

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Rob Malootian
Senior Design Director
Rob Malootian

Rob Malootian

Senior Design Director
Silver Spring

Rob Malootian has worked alongside Patrick Gallagher for nearly 20 years, collaborating with G&A’s in-house design teams to develop museum exhibitions. He ensures that each project’s design aligns with the client’s specified educational and aesthetic vision. Rob is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.

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Sanne van Haastert
Senior Exhibit Designer
Sanne van Haastert

Sanne van Haastert

Senior Exhibit Designer
Silver Spring

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Santosh Dhamat
Senior Exhibit Designer
Santosh Dhamat

Santosh Dhamat

Senior Exhibit Designer
Silver Spring

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Sarah Brockett
Manager of Content Strategy & Development
Sarah Brockett

Sarah Brockett

Manager of Content Strategy & Development
New York City

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Sarah Scalet
Marketing & Proposal Coordinator
Sarah Scalet

Sarah Scalet

Marketing & Proposal Coordinator
Silver Spring

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Sarah Thompson
Project Manager
Sarah Thompson

Sarah Thompson

Project Manager
Silver Spring

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Sarah van Haastert
Director of Project Management
Sarah van Haastert

Sarah van Haastert

Director of Project Management
Silver Spring

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Selina Li
Graphic Designer
Selina Li

Selina Li

Graphic Designer
Singapore

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Shir David
Senior Motion Designer
Shir David

Shir David

Senior Motion Designer
New York City

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Shwenn Chang
Motion Designer
Shwenn Chang

Shwenn Chang

Motion Designer
New York City

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Sophia Mueller
Project Coordinator
Sophia Mueller

Sophia Mueller

Project Coordinator
Silver Spring

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Spencer Downey
Senior Financial Analyst
Spencer Downey

Spencer Downey

Senior Financial Analyst
Silver Spring

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Staci Hou
Digital Producer
Staci Hou

Staci Hou

Digital Producer
New York City

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Sujit Tolat
Principal & Executive Director
Sujit Tolat

Sujit Tolat

Principal & Executive Director
Singapore

Sujit is currently involved in the development of projects in the United States and Asia. His extensive international experience gives him valuable knowledge of diverse cultures and business. Sujit has developed projects ranging from the New Mexico History Museum to the Institute for Emerging Issues and the Indian Music Experience. He has a Masters degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

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Sydney Rhodes
Senior Project Coordinator
Sydney Rhodes

Sydney Rhodes

Senior Project Coordinator
Silver Spring

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Tara O’Neill
Senior Graphic Designer
Tara O’Neill

Tara O’Neill

Senior Graphic Designer
Silver Spring

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Tiffany Willey
Senior Exhibit Designer
Tiffany Willey

Tiffany Willey

Senior Exhibit Designer
Silver Spring

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Tom Byrne
Lead AV Systems Designer
Tom Byrne

Tom Byrne

Lead AV Systems Designer
New York City

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Tracey Gallagher
Manager
Tracey Gallagher

Tracey Gallagher

Manager
Silver Spring

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Tyler Henry
Creative Technologist
Tyler Henry

Tyler Henry

Creative Technologist
New York City

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Valentina Camacho
UX Design Manager
Valentina Camacho

Valentina Camacho

UX Design Manager
New York City

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Valeriya Kozhynova
Frontend Web Developer
Valeriya Kozhynova

Valeriya Kozhynova

Frontend Web Developer
New York City

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Vassiana Alexieva
Senior Graphic Designer
Vassiana Alexieva

Vassiana Alexieva

Senior Graphic Designer
Silver Spring

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Wilma Simms
Administrative Assistant
Wilma Simms

Wilma Simms

Administrative Assistant
Silver Spring

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Yu Jin Ha
Exhibit Designer
Yu Jin Ha

Yu Jin Ha

Exhibit Designer
Silver Spring

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Ze Tan
Visual Designer
Ze Tan

Ze Tan

Visual Designer
New York City

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