Rosetti Expands Design Staff, Adds Associates


DETROIT — Architectural design and planning firm, Rosetti, has promoted two new associates, Jonathan Disbrow, AIA, NCARB and Denise Drach, and has hired two new project managers, Christine Pitcole, NICDQ and Bill Smith, AIA.

Over the past 20 years, Disbrow ha specialized in hospitality, residential, mixed-use and civic design projects. While with Rosetti, he previously held the position of design/architectue lead for the retractable roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Tennis Center and the Welcome Center at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. As a newly elected board member, he will serve through 2016 while keeping his seat on the Urban Priorities committee. Disbrow received his master of architecture at Cranbrook Academy of Art and his bachelor of architecture at the Ilinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.

Drach previously held the title of director of business development and marketing. She is a member of the firm’s leadership team. While with Rosetti, Drach has guided the re-branding of the firm, developed a program to strengthen client relations, and reorganized the business development department. She received her bachelor of arts in communication from Michigan State University.

Pitcole has re-joined Rosetti as a project manager. She has a broad range of experience in project management, planning, and design constuction documentation, with a special focus on corporate architecture and interiors.

Smith has extensive experience managing a wide variety of projects, including mixed-use housing, hospitality, higher education, transportation, corporate interiors, and adaptive reue of historic buildings. His recent experience includes many successful adaptive re-use renovations of historic Detroit buildings.