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Years Experience
10+ years

YEARS WITH RICCA
7+ years

Education
Norwich University, Master of Architecture (Cum Laude)


Norwich University, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies (Magna cum Laude)

PROFESSIONAL 
AFFILIATIONS

Kerri is a Senior Associate Member of FCSI. 


Kerri is also a member of the NACUFS Industry Advisory Committee.

KERRI FITZGERALD

Principal | Boston, MA

As a Principal, Kerri is heavily involved in planning, concept and schematic design, and oversees the design process. She creates and drives the project vision, adheres to programming, and provides strategic planning. Kerri is instrumental in guiding the culinary design team to remain focused on design intent and project goals throughout the project.

BACKGROUND
Kerri joined Ricca in 2014, bringing strong front-of-house and back-of-house design skills to the table. At her previous location, a foodservice design-build firm/KEC on the east coast, she developed production and construction management skills that make her an invaluable team member within her studio. She seeks inspiration from new spatial experiences, and appreciates both the functionality and aesthetics in restaurant designs. Kerri’s passion for architecture originated at Norwich University in Vermont, where she graduated with a Master of Architecture degree, with honors.

SELECT HIGHER EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
Boston University, Boston, MA
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Catholic University, Washington, D.C.
College of Wooster, Wooster, OH
Connecticut College, New London, CT
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
George Washington University, Washington D.C.
Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Johns Hopkins University,  Baltimore, MD
Hopkins Student Center
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

New England Conservatory, Boston, MA
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Tufts University, Medford, MA
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
University of Delaware, Newark, DE
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
University of New England, Biddeford, ME
University of North Carolina Charlotte, NC
University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Williams College, Williamstown, MA

 

HOSPITALITY EXPERIENCE
104 Canal Street, Boston, MA
Ace Hotel, Denver, CO
American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Boston, MA
Boston Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA
John’s Island Club, Vero Beach, FL
Ritz-Carlton, Multiple Locations, FL
Riverwoods at Exeter, Exeter, NH
Rosewood Little Dix Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

CORPORATE EXPERIENCE
Analog Devices, Wilmington, MA
Capital One, Market 34, Boston, MA
Comcast, Centennial, CO
Confidential Corporate Client, Boston, MA
DaVita, Tower II, Denver, CO
High Tech Web Company, Boulder, CO 
MedImmune, Gaithersburg, MD
Mercedes-Benz USA Headquarters, Atlanta, GA

PUBLIC ASSEMBLY EXPERIENCE
Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, Palm Beach, FL
Boston World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT

What surprises people about you?

That I stopped at one cat.

What's always in your refrigerator? 

Whole milk & cilantro.

Pet Peeve?

Shopping carts in parking spaces - who does that?!

The most unusual thing you've ever eaten?

Ant larvae, grasshoppers, silkworms, and a whole kid... as in a goat.

Guilty Pleasure?

True Blood and buffalo chicken nachos.

If you could take a 6-month sabbatical what would you do?

Hike National Parks!

One thing you'll never do again?

Whale watching on rough seas.

Favorite Vacation?

It's a tie between our romantic Scotland engagement and our Colorado wedding and honeymoon! 

FEATURED PROJECTS

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