As a Principal and Design Director for Gensler San Diego, Darrel helped grow the office into the area’s largest architectural practice. A true client partner and advocate, he leads projects of various types and sizes, building a strong reputation as a strategic thinker in the real estate industry. Darrel is a long-time member of NAIOP and a board member of the Downtown San Diego Partnership planning group. He is a former co-instructor at the NewSchool of Architecture & Design and previously was a partner at a local legacy architectural firm. Darrel’s leadership has been recognized through design awards from the AIA, BOMA International, and Contract magazine.