Irvine, CA—Tony Pacheco-Taylor, AIA, LEED® AP, has been promoted to Client Leader and Associate in recognition of his project management, staff mentorship and business development success. He joined Studio W Architects in 2019 and has been instrumental in establishing our Irvine Studio and growing the firm’s Southern California team.

Tony shared his excitement for the new position and his future with Studio W Architects, “The past two years at Studio W Architects have been the most challenging and rewarding years of my career. I have grown exponentially with the continual support provided by leadership and my peers. My strengths in project management and client relationships have expanded and my mentorship and business development abilities have flourished. As a Client Leader, I will continue to strive for advancement in all areas and persistently foster that environment with the firm. I am humbled and excited to join the group of outstanding Associates at Studio W Architects and look forward to expanding the firm’s success in this new role.”

Tony has 15 years of experience in design and planning for K-12 public and private education, community college, university, commercial and retail projects throughout California. As a Client Leader, he oversees projects in their entirety and serves as client liaison, ensuring all components of the process are precisely coordinated and successfully delivered. A few of his notable clients include Huntington Beach City School District, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Red Hook Capital Partners, San Mateo County Community College District and South Sutter Charter School.

Tony is a California registered architect and LEED® Accredited Professional who achieved a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. He is a passionate supporter of the Corazon de Vida foundation (which was founded by his mother) whose mission is “providing life changing support for orphaned and abandoned children in Baja, Mexico … to end child abandonment by breaking the vicious cycle of poverty.”