Anne Monaghan
Monaghan Communications

Wil Wong, AIA, Joins the Board of Directors of KTGY Architecture + Planning

IRVINE, Calif. – International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce the addition of Wil Wong, AIA, to its board of directors. Wong is a principal based in the firm’s Irvine, California office.

“KTGY’s board of directors is elected by the firm’s shareholders and sets the big-picture vision for direction, fiscal well-being and the growth of the firm,” said Tricia Esser, KTGY CEO. “Wil Wong has proven to be a valuable leader at KTGY. His work and ethic exemplify our commitment to continually searching for better. We are excited to recognize his contributions to KTGY with his election to our board.”

Wong joined KTGY in 2000 and is responsible for overseeing the design development, production and construction phase of the high-density residential and mixed-use studio of KTGY’s Irvine office. With nearly three decades of experience in the field of architecture, Wong is highly experienced in a variety of residential, commercial and mixed-use developments. He has also worked with the International Code Council, the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the California Department of Housing and Community Development to clarify building code requirements and code language for the benefit of clients and the building industry. Wong currently oversees the corporate quality standards program for all KTGY offices. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from University of California, Irvine, and is a licensed Architect in the states of California, Arizona and Colorado.

Wong manages a multi-disciplinary staff of more than 40 architects, drafters and designers. Wong currently leads the design development, construction document and construction phase services on over 10,000 dwelling units. Current work in the construction phase includes the Hudson and Tribeca condominium projects for Lennar Communities at Central Park West in Irvine and the Phase IV student housing and parking structure project near the campus of University of California, Irvine.  Design development projects include new construction, for-sale residential condominiums in Los Angeles and the “Hope On” transitional housing projects with social service offices designed using shipping containers, with plans for multiple locations in Los Angeles.

Wong joins KTGY board of director members: Jill D. Williams, AIA, principal, chairman of the board; Tricia Esser, KTGY CEO; Chris Texter, AIA, LEED AP, KTGY principal; David Senden, KTGY principal; Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP, KTGY principal; Brian R. Stone, CEO of StoneAmerican Partners; and Mark Rhoades, president of ESI Ergonomic Solutions.

About KTGY Architecture + Planning
Founded in 1991, KTGY Architecture + Planning is a leading full-service design firm focused on residential and mixed-use developments and neighborhood revitalization. KTGY seamlessly delivers innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple design studios, ensuring that clients and communities get the best the firm has to offer no matter the building type or location. KTGY’s architects and planners combine big picture opportunities, leading-edge sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to create memorable destinations of enduring value. KTGY serves clients worldwide from offices located in Chicago, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pune and Tysons. Call 888.456.KTGY or visit

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