IRVINE, California, February 16, 2018McDermott & Bull is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Jeremy Agraz as National Development Director with KTGY Architecture + Planning, an international full-service architecture and planning firm.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner, and Rob Gross, Associate Principal Consultant; along with Sara Acosta, Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to Bull, “Jeremy is an accomplished business development and strategy leader that has the relationships and years of experience to make an immediate impact at KTGY.”

Agraz last served as Director of Development at Wood Bagot Architects, tasked with leading the growth of their Northern California practice, which doubled in size during his tenure.  In this role, he was also responsible for national business development, leading their marketplace growth and expansion into New York and San Francisco.  Prior to his time at Wood Bagot Architects, Agraz held Development positions at several architecture firms including Gensler and Flad Architects.

Agraz received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.

About KTGY Architecture + Planning

Established in 1991, KTGY has delivered a depth and breadth of successful design solutions for: Residential, Mixed Use, Retail, Planning, International, 55+, Healthcare, Hospitality and R+D.  KTGY is an international full-service architecture and planning firm delivering innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple offices and studios, ensuring that their clients and communities get the best they have to offer no matter the building type or location.  KTGY’s architects and planners combine big picture opportunities, modern sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to help create developments of enduring value.

The work of KTGY ranges from small boutique commissions to extremely complex projects that alter the fabric of cities.  At the core, they are problem solvers with a distinctive ability to translate an intricate program into a simple solution that at once captures the imagination and meets their clients’ goals.  KTGY is concerned with the practical and the sublime, the head and the heart, reality and art.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull is an executive search firm that partners with leading companies to identify and recruit leaders for permanent and interim roles.  All of the practice leaders within the firm’s retained Executive Search business have deep executive experience and are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  McDermott & Bull’s Interim Leaders team is equipped to service the needs of its clients by placing senior-level executives into temporary roles during critical periods.  The firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.  The formation of McDermott & Bull Europe gives the firm access to international insights and expertise and makes McDermott & Bull a true global player.