Cynthia Fraser

Cynthia Fraser

Marketing Director

Biography

Cynthia Fraser joined Mahan Rykiel Associates in 1998 and is the Marketing Director, handling all teaming requests, proposals, public relations and marketing efforts for the firm. Previously, she has worked in public relations and as a television producer. Prior to joining Mahan Rykiel, she was a Writer/Producer at ABC 2 News in Baltimore and the Producer of the environmental nature program, ”Outdoors Maryland” on MPT. During her 15 years as a television producer, Cynthia garnered more than 15 writing and producing awards, including two Capital Region Emmies and a CINE Golden Eagle, an international producing award. She has also worked on two Congressional campaigns, in 1994 as the Communications Director for Gerry Brewster, and right out of college, as the Campaign Manager of the Harford County Office for Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. She has written for various media types including print, radio, and television.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A from Dickinson College, where she graduated cum laude and developed her own major in Communications, combining her interests in Television Production, English, French, Art, Writing and Photography, and was a Nisbet Scholar. While an undergraduate, she interned with BBC Radio Kent, where she produced segments for air and studied for a semester in London. She was also inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the National Leadership Honorary Society. She has served on the Vestry as Registrar for her church and currently volunteers for the Outreach Committee. She enjoys organic gardening and photography.

Peng Gu, Associate Principal
President
Executive Vice President
Cathy Snellinger, Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Vice President/CFO
Tom McGilloway, Principal
Planning Director
Mark Pelusi, Associate Principal
Operations Director
Matt Renauld, PLA Associate Principal
Design Director
Ken Schmidt, PLA, ASLA
Principal
Isaac Hametz, Research Director
Research Director
Maurice Blow, CADD Technician
Associate
Associate
Terry Burns, Senior Associate
Senior Associate
Jason Castillo, PLA, Associate Principal
Associate Principal
Ryan Cosgrove, Associate, Landscape Designer
Associate
Jeff Dube, Landscape Designer
Landscape Designer
Saba Hamidi, Landscape Designer
Associate
Environmental Specialist
Michael Humes, PLA Associate Principal
Associate
Rudraksha Jhaveri, Associate
Senior Technical Lead
Associate Principal
Steve Kelly, Associate Principal
Associate Principal
Elaine Ku, Landscape Designer
Landscape Designer
Joseph McGinley, Landscape Designer
Associate
Amina Mohamed, Landscape Designer
Landscape Designer
Megan Griffith, AICP Associate Urban Designer + Planner
Associate
Cherisse Otis Landscape Architect
Associate
James Sink, Landscape Architect
Associate
Landscape Designer
JoAnn Trach Tongson, PLA, LEED AP BD+C,
Associate Principal
Shihua Wang, Landscape Designer
Landscape Designer
Office Manager
Bryan Dunn, Communications Director
Communications Director
Cynthia Fraser
Marketing Director
Lucy Hill, Contract Administrator
Contract Administrator