5 promotions announced at Svigals + Partners

Svigals + Partners has announced the promotions of five staff members to associate principal and associate positions.

Named as associate principals are Brian Stancavage and Cheryl Hart, director of marketing and business development. The promoted associates are office manager and project accounting coordinator, Debbie Ferrell, plus architects April Gaddis and Bryan Moore.

Brian Stancavage

Brian Stancavage has been a driving force in Svigals + Partners’ quality assurance and quality control program since joining the firm in 2016. His strategic leadership in meeting and exceeding stringent quality standards has benefited clients across the multifamily, mixed-use, commercial, and educational sectors. Recent clients include Bexorg, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, Pierce Laboratory, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Technolutions software development firm, and Biohaven Pharmaceuticals.




Cheryl Hart

Cheryl Hart came to Svigals + Partners in 2019 with a breadth of experience in the creative arts. Previously Vice President, Account Director at advertising agency BBDO New York, Hart eventually pivoted from client management to explore her own creative sensibilities. She built a residential business serving clients in Manhattan and on the East End of Long Island. After relocating to Connecticut in 2016, she looked to the AEC industry to merge her marketing and design experience.




Deborah Farrell

Deborah Ferrell has been with Svigals + Partners for 14 years and has filled several roles within the organization from office manager to finance. Her dedication, organization, and expertise foster the firm’s team, client, and project successes, including daily financial management and staff training on the firm’s customer and financial management tools. Beyond her technical role, Ferrell is also a mentor and leader for interoffice initiatives and staff development.




April Gaddis

April Gaddis joined Svigals + Partners in 2016. A newly licensed architect, she is relied on for her effective approach to projects, such as Central Connecticut State University Barnard Hall, Technolutions software development firm, and the Yale Child Study Center. Gaddis passionately advances initiatives ranging from office facilities, to emerging professionals, code stewardship, and mentorship with the ACE Mentor Program for high school students interested in architecture, construction and engineering.




Bryan Moore

Architect Bryan Moore joined the firm in 2022, advancing the design of projects such as Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen in New Haven, an assisted living renovation at the Mary Wade campus, plus various academic and science environments for University of Connecticut Health in Farmington and Yale University in New Haven. His membership in industry associations such as Connecticut Building Congress and Friends of NOMAct, and co-leadership of Svigals’ Emerging Professionals group, further the firm’s valued influence and team expertise.

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