Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Engineers and Planners announced Greg Simpson has been appointed CEO of the firm. Former firm President Jed Downs has transitioned into an advisory role, as President Emeritus, leaving the day to day leadership and operations of the national firm’s 4 offices and more than 250 employees to Simpson.

Simpson graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelors of Architecture in 1986 and joined Cuhaci & Peterson in 1999, as a Studio Manager focused primarily on large scale retail, food and hospitality projects. Prior to being named CEO, Simpson held the roles of Principal, Vice President of Operations and most recently COO, where he was an integral part of shaping the overall vision of the firm, while ensuring the daily financial and operational responsibilities.

Cuhaci & Peterson CFO, Bo Newman said, “With Greg’s high energy and dynamic leadership style, Cuhaci & Peterson is well positioned to enter into its 5th decade of operation. Greg is known for his unique ability to turn obstacles into opportunities and for providing paradigm shaking strategic vision.”

Simpson also commented, “I’m honored to have been appointed to the CEO role and look forward to continuing to build the unique culture and value propositions of the firm. We are charting a course for innovation, growth and to further empower the leaders within the firm as we focus on strategic development and partnerships.”

About Cuhaci & Peterson
Cuhaci & Peterson is a national A/E/P firm specializing in commercial design. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida since 1978, the firm also has offices in Philadelphia, Boston and South Florida and is licensed in 49 states. Cuhaci & Peterson offers Architectural, SMEP Engineering, Fire Alarm/Protection, Lighting Design, Landscape and Planning services as well as, In-House Government Relations and Interior Design on a variety of project types.