HERA is proud to welcome Mitsy Canto-Jacobs, AIA, a veteran in laboratory programming, planning and design in our new Washington DC office. Mitsy joins the firm as a Senior Laboratory Planner and Project Manager, and is charged with supporting projects for the National Institutes of Health and other government clients.
Mitsy has been working across the country and internationally for over 30 years as an architect, and she specializes in projects that include biocontainment; chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) threat detection and responses; structural testing; and advanced metrology labs. In addition to developing advanced programs in the USA, Mitsy has developed expertise in working with low-resource clients in developing countries. Most recently, Mitsy led her own firm, WerkenPLLC, assembling A/E teams for laboratory projects here and abroad to meet demanding technical requirements.