Please meet Thea Martin, Thea has been a core member of the Desmone team for 16 years!
Thea has a very powerful presence and you are drawn to listen to what she has to say. Her input is highly valued at our firm. As the Director of Finance and Human Resources, Principal and Treasurer of the Board, she wears many hats. She manages these things with grace and integrity. She is a woman who gets things done and her drive and passion for work and life influence those around her to do the same. Thea is a mentor to the staff at Desmone helping them grow professionally and personally as they begin and continue their careers. She is very approachable and is always ready with an open ear and open chair in her office. Thea is always ensuring that the staff is happy and will go out of her way to do anything she can to improve the work environment here. She believes that if we are a great place to work and people are genuinely happy to be here it will benefit the productivity and overall success of the firm. Her influence on the other partners to ensure we are on the cutting edge of employee wellness has proven to be successful as Desmone Architects has been a Pittsburgh Business Time Best Places to Work winner 10 times; along with many other awards Desmone has won because of Thea’s efforts.
Aside from all the wonderful things she does at Desmone, Thea is on the Board of Directors as Vice-Chair for the Pittsburgh Regatta, Board of Directors for the National Aviary, National member of the Board of Directors for the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Vice President of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh Philoptochos. She currently attends the University of Pittsburgh, The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence program and is always looking for more opportunities to be involved. The amount of people she influences is impressive. From being a part of executive decisions to helping the less fortunate in our community, Thea is an admirable woman and we are proud to be a part of her journey.