Sandra Rivas-Sarmiento

Studio Director

I am always seeking new challenges while striving for excellence in service and continued success for the firm.

Sandra Rivas-Sarmiento, Studio Director at Sargenti Architects holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in architecture. With over 20 years of experience in business ownership and architecture, Sandra brings professional expertise to Sargenti.

She leads and directs a strong studio team, who focus on architectural design and the production of numerous, simultaneous projects. Her strong leadership skills and highly creative work ethic enables her to achieve effective results in projects, budgets, work schedules and cost estimates. Sandra is focused on creating a positive work environment in which her team collaborates in accomplishing projects smoothly, energetically and successfully for Sargenti’s clients. She is currently managing high-profile projects for some of the most iconic brands worldwide including Brooks Brothers, Breitling, Dr. Martens Air Wair USA, Giorgio Armani, H&M, L’occitane, Rituals, Lush, T-Mobile, Vilebrequin, Warby Parker Inc, and Swarovski

Team Members

  • Garron Macklin RA NCARB Senior Project Manager

  • Chrisantha T. Simolaris Senior Project Manager

  • Dan Eric Domagas Project Manager I

  • Mamta Abhyankar Project Manager II

  • Edwin Walters Project Manager II

  • Michele Doty Project Manager II

  • Buchra Al Rayes Assistant Project Manager I

  • Magtangol “Jun” Arellano Jr. Assistant Project Manager I

  • Jose Orlando Folch Lead Draftsperson

  • Mimoza Trpevski Lead Draftsperson

  • Reethi Abraham Lead Draftsperson

  • Emilija Kosteska Lead Draftsperson

  • Dunaida Bellucci Lead Drafter

  • Afifa Khan Drafter

  • Edgard Rodriguez Drafter

  • Ileana Andrade Drafter

  • Kenneth Rosa Drafter | Intern

  • Taejron Lawrence Architect | Intern

  • Alexandra Akin Architect | Intern