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Salas O’Brien Hires Sarah Rubey Elert, Certified Interior Designer (CID)

Salas O’Brien welcomes its newest sustainable-focused West Coast designer

SEATTLE, Wash. (May 10, 2017) – Salas O’Brien announced today that it has hired Sarah Rubey Elert, a LEED AP-certified interior designer with more than a decade of experience. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from California State University, Sacramento, and has been a part of projects from schematic design to construction administration.

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“Sarah is an excellent addition to our Seattle and Northern California team,” said Arnold Kraakmo, one of Salas O’Brien’s managing principals. “Her experience in both sustainable design and project management demonstrates a level of service that clients have come to expect from Salas O’Brien.”

Sarah Rubey Elert has experience in projects such as the first LEED-Silver certified restaurant in Sacramento called Hot Italian. Specializing in mixed-use interior design with a focus on hospitality retail, her recent designs for an international coffee retailer have all been LEED-certified.

About Salas O’Brien
Salas O’Brien is a facility planning, design, construction management, and commissioning firm with offices across the United States and annual revenue of more than $70 million. We use our experience at the intersection of energy, infrastructure, and sustainability to help high-profile clients meet their critical needs. Relationships are everything to us—and it really shows in our hyper focus on delivering exceptional results. We are proud to be 100% owned by our employees through an ESOP.