WJW Architects is pleased to announce that Herb Lentz has been named an Associate at WJW
Herb joined the firm in 2011 as Office Manager and will take on the new role of Business Director in 2023. In this new role, Herb will continue to provide firm-wide leadership and orchestrate WJW’s resources in operations, finance, business development, and human resources with expanded roles in marketing and client relations. All his responsibilities will continue to be in pursuit of exceptional project quality, growth opportunities for staff, optimal return on corporate investment, and utmost service to the firm’s clients.
“As we enter our next 30-year chapter, we are thrilled Herb has taken on this new leadership role in the firm,” said Heidi Wang, partner at WJW. “Herb has been a respected advisor for over a decade at the firm helping WJW grow strategically. We look forward to his new expanded role.”
Herb becomes the first non-architect in WJW’s 30-plus year history to be named an Associate. A member of the LGBTQ+ community, he joins a diverse group of like-minded colleagues, affirming WJW’s commitment to the cultivation of female, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ individuals as the next generation of leaders in the profession of architecture.
“WJW believes architecture can improve lives and enrich communities, and Herb is a great teammate in that endeavor,” said Mike Jerabek, President of WJW. “I am proud of our work’s positive impact on society and the urban context, and I’m proud of our diverse and talented leadership team championing that charge.”