Paola Badea

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Architectural Designer

Paola graduated with a bachelors degree in Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. Prior to joining JEMA, Paola worked for Hastings+Chivetta Architects in higher education projects, ranging from places of worship to collegiate athletic and wellness facilities.

Paola has a special expertise in architectural visualization representations, developing 2D, 3D and VR as well as video walk/fly through using Sketchup/Revit, Lumion/Enscape and After Effects.

Paola is a member of the Steering Committee and Communication Committee of the AIA St. Louis Women in Architecture Forum. Paola is also an active volunteer for Canstruction in St. Louis, promoting a unique charity food drive for the design industry. 

Liz Geekie

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Apprentice Architect

Liz graduated from the University of Kansas with a Master of Architecture. She previously worked for LS3P in Charleston, SC, in their commercial sector, and interned with Ware Malcomb in San Diego, CA. She has experience with various project types, including commercial, civic, multi-family housing, retail, and healthcare. Liz is now on the path to becoming a licensed architect.