Merriman Anderson Architects announces several recent promotions

April 20, 2022

Merriman Anderson Architects (MAA) announces several recent noteworthy promotions among the staff. The firm continues to welcome new professionals to the firm, and with this growth, President Milton Anderson is pleased to share the following position advancements:

David Masters, AIA – Vice President

Patrick Hazard – Associate Principal

Chance Jones – Associate

Robert Nieporte – Associate

Taylor Watkins – Associate


MAA’s familial culture is well known within the architectural and design community. The firm promotes a strong sense of camaraderie and community among employees.

MAA also welcomes Director of Marketing Shawn Sinnie. Sinnie joins the firm with more than 15 years experience in branding and corporate identity. His oversight at MAA will include implementing new technologies to engage the market and creative strategy surrounding the development of new and existing projects.

With offices in Dallas, Austin and Charlotte, MAA is responsible for projects of all types including master planned developments, urban housing, office buildings, corporate facilities, hotels, schools and retail projects throughout the United States and internationally. The firm provides the full spectrum of architectural and interior design services.