The Freelon Group, an award-winning architecture interiors and planning firm headquartered in Research Triangle Park has announced five promotions within the firm. Mayowa Alabi, Paul Banta, C. Todd Case, Kathryn Taylor and Valerie Thompson have been promoted to senior associates.
Alabi is a senior project manager who is the project manager for the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Miss. He received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia and B.S. in architecture from the University of Michigan; Banta is a senior project manager who is the project manager for the Durham County Health and Human Services Complex. He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from University of Kentucky; Case is a senior project architect who is the project architect for the Durham County Health and Human Services Complex and the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore Engineering, Aviation, Computer and Mathematical Sciences Building. Case received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Taylor is an interior designer who is currently working on the District of Columbia Public Libraries, the MLK Library in Washington, D.C., and the Columbia College Chicago Library in Chicago. Taylor received a B.S. in interior design from Meredith College and a B.S. in chemistry from Louisiana State University; Thompson, an accountant, has an M.B.A. from Pfeiffer University and a B.A. from North Carolina Central University.
The Freelon Group is a 55-person, architectural firm founded by Philip G. Freelon in 1990. The firm’s design portfolio centers on higher education, science and technology, libraries, and museum and cultural-center projects.