CRTKL has welcomed two new principal hires; Jessica Anderson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB, and Sarvine Ashkan, AIA, DBIA, LEED AP. Their experience brings depth to the residential and healthcare practices, respectively – providing geographic diversity and concentrated subject matter expertise to the firm.


Jessica Anderson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB

Washington, D.C.

With over 20 years of experience, Jessica's breadth of expertise—from single and multi-family residential to institutional, arts, educational, and commercial developments—is paired with high­ quality design knowledge and experience managing complex teams, demanding clients and various agencies on complex projects from concept through construction administration. Her knowledge of high-rise towers and civic and cultural projects bolsters the experience of our DC office. DC location leader Kate Gallagher notes, "Jessica's diverse portfolio supports numerous markets in the DC office while also bringing best practices and cutting-edge design to our clients."

Daun St. Amand, Global Residential Market Lead, agrees, "we are excited to have Jessica join the team; her experience brings needed depth and renewal to our east coast offering."



Sarvine Ashkan, AIA, DBIA, LEED AP

Los Angeles

Sarvine Ashkan has thirty-five years of architectural experience in Southern California; In a leadership role, she has twenty-five years of experience working on complex, large-scale projects with emphasis on healthcare facilities. Her passion to create a positive impact on the community by improving the patient experience and implementing high-quality design has led to successful projects such as Harbor UCLA and Scripps La Jolla Bed Towers.

As a healthcare principal, Sarvine will mentor and lead the Healthcare Studio while focusing on business development and client relationships.

"I am thrilled to have Sarvine on board, bringing her vast healthcare knowledge to CRTKL. Her client-centric approach will provide tremendous opportunities to grow our west coast healthcare practice." Notes Jim Henry, Global Healthcare Market Lead.

Sarvine has developed and nurtured trusted partnerships with clients such as Kaiser Permanente, UCLA Health, Cedars Sinai, Scripps, Los Angeles County and the Veterans Administration, among others.