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Christy Kim, AIA, CASp Named Technical Director of Accessibility

Christy Kim, AIA, CASp

Torrance, CA – October 18, 2016 – Christy Kim, AIA, CASp (Santa Ana, CA) has been promoted to Technical Director of Accessibility. With over 16 years of industry experience, she has played a key role in promoting Partner’s Accessibility services, most recently as a Senior Architect for Partner, performing Accessibility Surveys, Construction Drawing reviews, barrier removal plans, and transition plans for various clientele types.

Ms. Kim has significant experience performing accessibility reviews for existing buildings, new construction, plan reviews, and accessibility design. She has also performed equity Property Conditions Assessments for Partner’s real estate investor clients. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Ms. Kim is a candidate for her masters in architecture with an emphasis of historic preservation and has published a white paper on the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Accessbility Standards (Department of Justice Adopts 2010 Accessibility Standards, 2012) as well as various blogs on ADA and Accessibility reviews.

“I’m thrilled to be in this position to help our company and clients navigate the complexities involved in the many different accessibility laws, standards, and codes across the country,” said Ms. Kim.

“Accessibility is a complicated field that not all engineering firms have expertise in. Our clients have really appreciated the guidance and expertise of Christy and others on the team. We look forward to her continuing to support Partner’s excellence and growth as a Technical Director,” said Partner CEO, Joe Derhake.