KGM is excited to highlight and Congratulate Four outstanding team members in their promotions: 

Erica McNicholas

  • From Senior Associate to Associate Principal : Erica is a leader at KGM through example. Her positive attitude and work ethic has inspired our team since 2007! With a background in interior design, Erica designs with sensitivity to both aesthetics and function, in multiple sectors worldwide. Her passion for design and attention to detail has not gone unnoticed and has resulted in industry recognition and  awards. 

Kris Sandheinrich

  • From Senior Associate to Associate Principal: In his 12 years at KGM, Kris has grown as an architect and as a leader. Kris brings a comprehensive view and enthusiasm to all of his projects. As a project manager, Kris is collaborative with his team and uses his experience as an Adjunct professor at USC School of Architecture to lead and share his knowledge with his team. Kris' lighting projects have been acknowledged in multiple publications- including Architectural Record. 

Patrick McCollough

  • From Senior Associate to Associate Principal: Patrick has been with KGM for 13 years and is a leader in multiple KGM offices. Working out of the Atlanta office as the lead Principal, Patrick has a great understanding of the different US and worldwide market demands. In his years in lighting design, Patrick has a deep understanding of lighting guidelines for both economically viable and environmentally conscious lighting. 

Lida Khezri

  •  From Designer to Senior Designer: Lida started her Architectural journey at Tehran Azad University where she earned her Bachelor of Architecture in 2011. She continued on to earn her Masters Degree from University of Southern California's School of Architecture in 2014 and soon after began her career at KGM. Lida's energy is contagious and her artistic practice gives her a creative and visual edge. Her illustrative renderings express lighting concepts in illustrative and aesthetically superior ways. 


Congratulations to the team! Bravo on all of your accomplishments!

Pictured Above:   Erica (Top Left), Kris (Top Right), Patrick (Bottom Left), Lida (Bottom Right) 

Pictured Above: 

Erica (Top Left), Kris (Top Right), Patrick (Bottom Left), Lida (Bottom Right)