Greg Williams

Greg Williams

San Diego, CA, US

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I am an accomplished Design Professional and Educator, with 25+ years of experience working in leadership roles within Commercial Interior Design firms, Architecture firms, and Design-Build Contractors.  I can bring a background in project management, a passion for design, and years of success working with clients to conceive and build innovative buildings in multiple market segments



Borgquist Rippy & Associates dba: Interspec, San Diego, CA, US, Consultant / Project Manager

A boutique interiors firm specializing in healthcare and senior living projects for the southern California region.
Personal role: Providing flexible leadership in direct project support from concept to working drawings. Directly responsible for all construction documents for 17 years. Projects include:
> Multiple luxury resort living projects completed for Senior Resource Group, a San Diego based developer of senior living communities. Large projects incorporating living units, restaurants, game rooms, libraries, and theaters.
> Multiple healthcare projects with 20 plus years of renovation and new construction for all of San Diego’s healthcare leaders including Scripps Health, Sharp, UCSD, Palomar, and Tri-City Medical Center.
> Kaiser Permanente: Developed and implemented design standards to adapt to the company’s re-branding in 2008 while ensuring adherence to Kaiser’s complex national standards.

May 1999 - Aug 2018

Design Institute of San Diego, San Diego, CA, US, Faculty Member

Instructor for classes including Materials and Applications, Quick Sketch, Furniture Design, and Interior Design Studio 4. Developed the curriculum for Construction Documents, Prospective Rendering class to meet FIDER requirements.

Sep 1999 - Jan 2009

MARIDON INTERIORS, San Diego, CA, US, Consultant / Project Manager

A boutique interiors firm, specializing in space planning and interior design for banks Responsible design, presentation drawings, full construction documents, permits, and construction management. Developed branding for San Diego National Bank’s corporate identity. Completed tenant improvements for the corporate headquarters, main branch, and six branch offices.

Jan 2001 - Jan 2006

HASSENBECK INTERIORS, San Diego, CA, US, Consultant / Cad Specialist

Firm specializing in interior design for federal contracts Consultant / Cad specialist responsible for developing construction documents and managing multiple concurrent projects.

Jan 2002 - Jan 2004

Pacific Cornerstone Architects, Inc., San Diego, CA, US, Project Manager

A San Diego firm specializing Bio Tech projects. Staff architect for the shell phase and project manager during tenant improvements. Completed large design build projects, headquarters for San Diego’s technology and biomedical industry, housing lab and research space. Responsible for consultant coordination construction administration and managing client expectations through construction.

Nov 1996 - Jan 1999

EXPONENTS, San Diego, TX, US, Exhibit Designer

San Diego Exhibit design and manufacturing company.
Exhibit Designer responsible for conceptual design and presentation drawings in support of a national sales force, with assistance to in-house manufacturing team

Oct 1995 - May 1996

The Stichler Design Group, San Diego, CA, US, Design Manager

San Diego architecture firm with all disciplines in-house organized to deliver integrated design services to national and international Healthcare clients. Design Manager directly responsible for conceptual design through design development Joint management of the interiors department within a three-member management team managing an in-house interior design group for what was at the time the second largest architecture firm in San Diego

May 1994 - Oct 1995

Jain Malkin Inc, La Jolla, CA, US, Advancing to Project Manager

Firm specializing in design for health care and medical T.I.
Advancing to project management for a nationally recognized author and pioneering designer specializing in creating a healing environment for healthcare.

Apr 1988 - May 1994

Archint Associates, Long Beach, CA, US, Advancing to Project Manager

Long Beach Architecture and design-build contractor.
Designer advancing to project management for the firm of my former college professor completing retail and restaurant design-¬build projects and running an in-house millwork shop.

Sep 1985 - Apr 1988


California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), Long Beach, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior / Architcture

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior / Architectural Design

Sep 1980 - Jun 1986

ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA, US, Design

Specialized Studies in Presentation Skills

Sep 1980 - May 1982

Areas of Specialization