BJAC Names New Senior Interior Designer

Raleigh, NC, June 13, 2008 --( Lou Jurkowski, chief executive officer of BJAC pa, ( one of the largest woman-owned design firms in the Southeast, has announced that Lori Coates has joined the firm as senior interior designer. In this position, Coates will lead interior design projects, mentor interior design staff and develop new interior design market segments. Coates recently owned and operated her own design firm in Durham, where she focused on tenant improvement projects specializing in the healthcare and corporate market segments. Coates has served as president of International Interior Design Association Carolinas chapter and currently serves as the organization’s treasurer.

“I am pleased to announce that Lori has joined the BJAC team,” said Jurkowski. “Her design experience in the healthcare segment will contribute greatly to the firm’s plans for increased client services.”

About BJAC:
BJAC pa, is one of the largest woman-owned architectural design firms in the Southeast. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, the firm specializes in healthcare, K-20 education, research, museum, and municipal projects. BJAC provides a broad range of in-depth services to its clients, including pre-design, programming, design, master planning, construction management, interior design, contract administration and design build. With offices in Raleigh and Charlotte, the firm has completed more than 525 projects to date, ranging in size from less than 5,000 to more than 400,000 sq. ft. For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit

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