New Hires

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We are pleased to announce new hires! As 2021 has brought us continued work we are happy to have new employees in all areas of the firm. New additions to the PEI team include Wang Pei, Marketing Manager for our China Branch office, Cheng Ju Lee, Junior Architect, Zihao Fang, Interior Architect, currently working as in intern, and Samantha Dross, our new Office Manager who will assists in running the day-to-day office operations. We are delighted to have this group of talented individuals join us.

Wang PeiMarketing Manager – China Office 

Wang Pei is responsible for marketing and brand management for the China branch office. She coordinates on public relations and communicates on potential new business. Wang Pei was a hostess of China Media Group where she hosted the CCTV-4 program “Home Far Away”. She also served as a corporate publicity director, marketing manager and senior manager for marketing and sales for China Satcom Group. Wang Pei holds an MBA from Renmin University of China (RUC) and Bachelor of Arts from Communication University of China (CUC).

Cheng Ju Lee,  Junior Architect 

Cheng Ju Lee joined PEI Architects as a Designer. Prior to joining PEI, Chang Ju worked for J.J.Pan and Partners Architects and Planners in Taipei, Taiwan. Cheng Ju has received various recognitions including First Prize in the Taipei Metro Linear Park Competition. He holds a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University, New York, NY and a Bachelor of Architecture from the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, Taiwan.

Zihao Fang, Interior Architect  

Zihao Fang specializes in museum, exhibition and interior design. Prior to joining PEI Architects he participated in many international projects including the Forbidden City Porcelain Exhibition in Beijing, the Alibaba Taobao Installation Festival in Shanghai, Yansha Shopping Center interior design in Beijing, and the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter renovation project in Tianjin. His design, Aquastor, was selected for the Dezeen Awards 2021 design shortlist. Fang Zihao obtained his Master’s degree in industrial design from Parsons School of Design in New York City. He received his bachelor’s degree in exhibition and product design in Beijing. His college thesis design has received a national patent.

Samantha Dross, Office Manager

 Samantha Dross comes to PEI Architects with extensive experience in managing the operations for a design firm. Previously, Samantha worked as Office Manager for the structural engineering firm of Wexler Associates in New York City. In her past roles Samantha has managed and has been responsible for the full extent of general office administration and all aspects of human resource management. Additionally, she has experience in assisting in all areas of accounting administration.  Samantha holds a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Business Management from the City University of New York, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY.