Meet Sam: Going beyond the expected.
Sam Hogg is a RISD graduate who comes to Signal Works after years of experience working on institutional projects, particularly schools. He joined the Signal Works team in July as an Architectural Project Manager and will be responsible for acting as a touchpoint for clients throughout the entire design process. In the background, he’ll coordinate […]
The Hybrid Office Solution: Bringing flexibility to the workplace.
Post-lockdown, when people could safely return to the office, Signal Works chose not to return to business as usual. Instead, it made a deliberate shift into an environment with a hybrid, flexible schedule. Eric Army, Signal Works founder says, “We decided that this would allow us to better support our people while remaining mission-aligned.” This […]
Building Community: Writing the next chapter of the architecture profession.
We like to think that Signal Works attracts people who share our people-first philosophy, and that’s certainly the case for Project Manager and Architect Bryan Buckley. Bryan serves as the director at large for the local American Institute of Architects (AIAri) chapter and recently volunteered to be Rhode Island’s representative for the Young Architect’s Forum […]
Meet Laureen: Champion of change and adaptation.
After 21 years as vice president of research management at Fidelity Investments, Laureen Ratti retired to travel and be with her new granddaughter. But lucky for Signal Works, she came out of retirement, and we’re the grateful beneficiaries of her results-oriented approach to financial management. Laureen has served millions of retail brokerage customers over the […]
Meet Kelsey: Designing with future generations in mind.
Kelsey has a master’s degree in architecture from RWU, with a background in commercial, institutional, civic, and hospitality architecture. She also is well-versed in historic restoration. While she loves being involved in all stages of design, she has the most recent experience with construction documents. Kelsey joined the Signal Works team as a junior designer […]
Meet Dan: A catalyst for results and a lover of metrics.
Dan joined us in 2020, and as director of administration, property management, and business development, he wears a lot of hats at Signal Works. From recruitment to IT to accounting, Dan makes sure each aspect of Signal Works is doing its job well. He also has a deep and abiding love of metrics and using […]
Meet Bryan: An efficient project manager and architect focused on legacy.
Bryan joined us in 2021 as a project manager and architect. With an M.Arch from Boston Architectural College and as a registered architect in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Bryan brings a ton of experience to the design process. Before Signal Works, Bryn completed projects in fields ranging from education to hospitality to government. He loves […]
Meet Joanna: A passionate renovations whiz and design strategist.
With a Masters of Architecture from Roger Williams University, Joanna joined our team as a designer in 2021. Before coming to Signal Works, she worked at an architecture firm focusing on renovations and was involved in every aspect of the design and construction process. At Signal Works she works in collaboration with the team to […]
Meet Luis: A personable, problem-solving property manager.
Luis joined us in 2019 as property manager of Wide Plank Properties, the property management division of Signal Works. With extensive experience in tenant placement and leasing, short term rentals, managing multi-family rehabs, and construction management, he’s a great addition to our team. He’s even spent time in social media marketing and content creation. But […]
Meet Eric: Signal Works founder and transformer of cities.
As our founder and principal, Eric started Signal Works in 2011 with the vision to transform run down buildings into beautiful, usable spaces that make a difference in the community. Since founding Signal Works, he also started Wide Plank, LLC, a real estate redevelopment group that repositions buildings to meet changing community and market needs. […]