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Staff Spotlight: Alex Balais, Assoc. AIA

Nacht & Lewis is pleased to welcome our newest team member, Senior Project Coordinator, Alex Balais. 1. How long have you been with N&L? As an employee, I started officially on September 27th, but I have been working as a consultant for N&L for a few months. 2. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? Japanese, Thai and of course Filipino food! 3. Do you have any pets? None at the …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Jeff Janssen

Nacht & Lewis is pleased to present our newest team member, Senior Project Coordinator, Jeff Janssen. 1. How long have you been with N&L? Started last month. 2. What do you do in your downtime? (Cook? Ski? Play sports?) Play music. I’m the drummer in a funk/RnB band but love to play just about anything. Woodworking and baseball are on my list as well. 3. What’s your favorite part of …Read More

We Wheelie Love to Bike!

Dust off your bikes because May is Bike Month! The League of American Bicyclists established Bike Month in 1956, an annual celebration that encourages biking as the main form of transportation. This is an opportunity for everyone to demonstrate the positive impacts that bicycling has for the environment and our well being. With the introduction of bike rentals, such as JUMP, and improvements on new bike lanes throughout the Sacramento …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Yevgenia Watts

Join us in welcoming Yevgenia Watts, the newest Senior Project Coordinator to our team! 1. How long have you been with N&L? I started Monday, May 6, 2019. 2. Do you speak any other languages?  Yes! Ukrainian, Russian, a little Polish and German. I’m learning Danish after visiting Copenhagen this year. 3. What do you do in your downtime? I do figure drawings, travel and spend time with my kids. …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Vu Nguyen

Say hello to Vu Nguyen, the newest member of the marketing team! 1. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? Love, love, Asian cuisines (Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, etc.) and of course pizza. 2. What do you do in your downtime?  I like to experiment with photography, cook and binge watch whatever is trending on Netflix. 3. What is your dream vacation? My dream vacation is to travel across Europe and Asia. Mainly to …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Alex Rodriguez

Now introducing Alex Rodriguez, the newest designer to join Nacht & Lewis! 1. How long have you been with N&L? Since August 1st. 2. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? Love, love Asian cuisines (Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, etc.) and of course pizza. 3. Do you have any pets? Yes, I have a Japanese Chin.  His name is Cody and he is 13 years old. 4. Do you speak any other languages?  Yes, …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Surigao

Meet Stephanie Surigao, Healthcare’s newest team member!   1. How long have you been with N&L? I’ve been with N&L for about two months. 2. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? Japanese and Mediterranean. 3. Do you have any pets? Yes, I have a Shih Tzu dog named Bella. 4. What do you do in your downtime?  I cook and workout at the gym. 5. If you weren’t a Senior …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Nitin Sharma

Our Education team is growing! Please join us in welcoming Sacramento native Nitin Sharma to N&L!   1. How long have you been with N&L? I’ve been with Nacht & Lewis for almost a whole month! Having a great time so far and am excited for what the future holds. 2. What’s your favorite type of cuisine? I really like Italian food. I studied abroad in Milan for a quarter …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Jackie Son

Say hello to Jackie Son, the newest member to the Marketing Department at Nacht & Lewis!   1. What is your job at Nacht & Lewis and how long have you been doing it? I started five months ago as the Marketing Assistant. 2. What is the best part of your job at Nacht & Lewis? The best part of the job has been designing the graphics for the social …Read More

Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Smith

Say hello to Stephanie Smith, our newest staff member at Nacht & Lewis! 1. What is your job at Nacht & Lewis and how long have you been doing it? Senior Project Coordinator. I have been with N&L since January 2018, but have been a Commercial Interior Designer for 25 years 2. What is the best part of your job at Nacht & Lewis? Working with friends and on Healthcare …Read More

Core Values Series: Cultivate Optimism

In the final edition of our Core Values Series, we asked our staff what “Cultivate Optimism“ means to them (including some gardening metaphors): The way to cultivate optimism is to meticulously prepare the ground with discipline, plant the kernel of an idea, remove the seeds of doubt, feed and water with attention and trust you will grow, regardless of the result. Cultivating optimism in architecture encourages breakthroughs in design because …Read More

Core Values Series: Guided By Integrity

In this edition of our Core Values Series, we asked our staff what “Guided by Integrity“ means to them. Doing the right thing . . . even if it means swallowing your pride and admitting you were wrong. Guided by Integrity. . . How we treat and respect others and honor Nacht & Lewis’ legacy as that was the value held in highest regard by Daniel Nacht, FAIA Doing the …Read More

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Blog post written by George Hubert, Nacht & Lewis Project Architect With few exceptions, humans are social creatures. For this reason, teamwork, like community, is among those concepts that we intuitively link to happiness and success. If we are lucky, teamwork is a regular occurrence in our work and personal lives. In the 18 months that I’ve been at Nacht & Lewis, I’ve been very fortunate in this regard. But that’s no accident …Read More

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day to every dad, daddy, father, papa, dada, grandpa, granddad, uncle, step-dad, and father figure! We appreciate you!! Ode to a father…The man who teaches you how to be a man. And I am not talking about being macho. I am not talking about “never let them see you cry”. I am talking about instilling a sense of responsibility, a sense of inner pride. A father is one who …Read More