Amy Maldonado & Christine Soma promoted to Principals

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Pope Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of two new firm Principals —Amy Maldonado, AIA and Christine Soma, AIA, effective January 2020.

Both are leaders on Pope’s housing team and were part of the firm’s first Associate group formed in 2019.

“We are proud to announce the addition of these two individuals to our Principal shareholder group. Amy and Christine are invaluable assets to the firm’s growth and transformation, and passionately invest in our culture of hard work and collaboration,” said Ward Isaacson, AIA, President of Pope Architects.

Amy Maldonado, AIA, is Housing Team Manager/Senior Project Manager and has been with the firm for over 8 years. She has practiced architecture for 20+ years, specializing in the design and project management of senior living environments. Amy received her B.S. in Design from Arizona State University and Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.

Christine Soma, AIA is an Architect and Project Manager on Pope Architects’ housing team and has been with the firm for over 5 years. She has developed a reputation for understanding the sensitive and unique design needs of each of her clients. Christine serves on the SAGE National Board and is a regular presenter at national and local conferences. Christine holds her Master of Architecture from the University of Minnesota, and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Macalester College, St. Paul.