Finegold Alexander Promotes Three Team Members

Christopher Lane, Megan Carriere, and Erin Flaherty promoted.

June 2, 2021
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These promotions have been recognized in Boston Real Estate Times, Connect Media, BLDUP, Boston Architectural College, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Banker & Tradesman, and High Profile.

Finegold Alexander Architects is pleased to announce that three team members have earned promotions. Christopher P. Lane, AIA, MCCPO has been promoted to Principal, joining the firm’s leadership team. Architects Megan Carriere, AIA, NCARB, and Erin K. Flaherty, AIA, have both been promoted to Associate.

Christopher P. Lane has been an architect with Finegold Alexander for over 25 years and is a critical member on nearly all the firm’s work involving complex preservation and fast track schedules for public, higher education, K-12 and private development clients. Lane’s expertise is in historic preservation and adaptive reuse, and he has unique knowledge of construction methods and materials used to blend existing and historic building fabrics with new construction elements. His interests also include the forensic portion of projects along with problem solving throughout documentation, production, and the final construct. He has also been designing new and renovated K-12 educational facilities throughout New England, creating inspirational and state-of-the-art spaces for teaching and learning.

“We are thrilled to have Christopher join the other Principals as we continue to lead the firm to a brighter future. His demonstrated leadership in the critical areas of collegiality, sustaining client relationships, engagement and active service with allied organizations, and his longstanding commitment to Finegold Alexander makes him an excellent addition to our leadership.”

- Regan Shields Ives, AIA, LEEP AP, Principal and Secretary of Finegold Alexander

Lane’s projects have included the Boston Opera House, Harvard Business School Baker Library, the Eliot Innovation School, and the Cable Mills Residences. He is currently involved with numerous on-going projects, including the restoration and preservation work at the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston.

He is on the board of Revolutionary Spaces where he was recently appointed as “Preservation Officer” and sits on the Facilities Committee for the Old South Meeting House in Boston. He is also a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Historic Resources Committee of the Boston Society of Architects. Lane earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology and has an Associate of Science in Architecture Engineering Technology and Engineering Science.

“I am proud to be part of the Finegold Alexander leadership, a firm that values historic preservation, sustainability, and innovation. We are looking forward to continuing to grow our practice areas and create beautiful, functional, sustainable spaces, weaving history with the present and future.”

- Christopher Lane, AIA, MCCPO, Principal Architect

Read more about Christopher here.

Megan Carriere is a technical and detail-oriented architect, with significant experience in all stages of the design process. She is especially skilled in leading and managing teams for large and complicated project types, including educational institutions, mixed-use developments, hospitality buildings, and sports arenas. At Finegold Alexander, she is a project architect for the York Judicial Center, for which she is currently overseeing the construction administration phase. In collaboration with the rest of the York team, during the design phase, she is lead the design documentation, building systems and the exterior design of the building.

She is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Boston Society of Architects. Carriere graduated magna cum laude from the Syracuse University School of Architecture, with a Bachelor of Architecture and a minor in English and Textual Studies.

Read more about Megan here.

Erin Flaherty is a diligent architect with a passion for the problem-solving that lies at the core of the profession, especially as designs come to life in the field during construction. With a significant number of K-12 school projects under her belt, she is especially interested in educational facilities due to their unique ability to connect a community and inspire pride in present and future generations. She is an active member of Finegold Alexander’s the Sustainability Committee that promotes sustainable design practices for all the firm’s projects and additionally plans office-wide wellness events. At Finegold Alexander, she was an integral member of the Eliot Innovation School at both 173 Salem Street and 585 Commercial Street and the Berkshire School Faculty Center in Sheffield, Massachusetts. She is currently on the design team of the 25 Isabella Street project which is transforming the existing historical church into a multifamily condominium development.  

She is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Boston Society of Architects. She earned her Master of Architecture from the Boston Architectural College, and her Bachelor of Arts from Rockhurst University.

Read more about Erin here.

“Megan and Erin have both demonstrated leadership in the critical areas of collegiality, technical skills, and marketability, and we are thrilled to elevate them both. Megan has an excellent eye for design and extensive construction knowledge, and Erin is equally comfortable designing a project in Revit as she is navigating a construction site. Their commitment to Finegold Alexander and their projects make them both excellent additions to our esteemed group of Associates.”

- Rebecca Berry, AIA, LEEP AP, Principal and President of Finegold Alexander.