Thirty-seven years after turning his one-man shop into one of the leading architectural firms in the U.S., Nadel Architects Inc., President and Founder Herb Nadel is putting a new ownership plan in motion to help drive his company forward into a new era.
"We are very excited to have Joan Frei, Patrick Winters and Greg Palaski help usher Nadel, Inc., into a new era," said Herb Nadel, who will remain the company's president while adding his trio of executives to his new ownership team.
Frei joins Nadel's new ownership team straight from her role as the company's senior vice president of business development.
In addition to being on the forefront of Nadel's
marketing efforts, Frei has stamped her mark at the firm by increasing the company's visibility in the industry while being actively involved in the management of all five Nadel offices.
is one of Southern California's most prolific architectural firms, responsible for more than 2,000 buildings over the past 37 years.
Since founding his
company in 1973, Herb Nadel's
firm has branched out of the U.S. and into markets including Southeast Asia, Saudi Arabia, Europe and South America, creating more than 600 shopping centers, 400 office buildings, thousands of apartment units and high- and- low- rise buildings and more than 10 million square feet of retail space.
has been practicing architecture since 1960 and has since made a habit of exceeding his
clients' expectations by delivering award-winning work that is also financially successful.
After serving in the U.S. Coast Guard, Nadel worked full time while studying engineering at L.A. Trade-Technical College and later architecture at the University of Southern California.
After working for three different architectural firms he
own firm in 1973 and has grown it into an international practice with five offices.
Nadel is a member of the elite College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects and his work has been lauded nationally and internationally by numerous professional forums worldwide.
He has also served on a number of prestigious civic and academic boards including Los Angeles Mayor Bradley's Cultural Advisory Committee and the Dean's Council of the UCLA School of Architecture and Planning.