As a Latino-owned company with more than 45% of women in leadership positions, we are committed to fostering an environment integrating different cultures and backgrounds where talented individuals come together to put forward work that protects our communities.
With sustainability as our core value, our team crafts, shapes, executes, and builds impactful work to create a better tomorrow.
Our experience and resilience have given us the tools to continue bringing on talented individuals regardless of gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.
We are focused on our tasks at hand, and we will ensure to get results for you, our client.
This is why our performance not only delivers quality results to our clients, but also environmentally sustainable projects. We firmly believe that every person deserves to be treated with respect.
Nevertheless, today we see the impacts of environmental injustice. Based on the 2019 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction put forward by the United Nations Environment Programme, the building and construction sector is responsible “for 36% of final energy use, and 39% of energy and process-related (CO2) emissions in 2018” (2019). This is why we continue to be a leading organization that implements sustainable architecture.
Through our services, from owner’s representation to third-party certifications process, we ensure to provide practices that are both inclusive and sustainable.
Yes, we are proud of our work, but we are much more realistic than that and recognize that we have not done nearly enough.
As an industry leader, we believe we have a responsibility to spearhead positive change, introduce best practice throughout our global networks and help lead our industry towards A new way.
SUMAC is a Minority-Owned Business (MBE/DBE) certified through local and national agencies.
Our status can help you fulfill diversity requirements with private and public agencies around the United States.
The idea of the ‘comfort zone’ is an illusion that gives us that sense of security. We are unafraid to get uncomfortable in order to continue to bring on talented individuals that come from diverse backgrounds.
Roy Donoso, Chief Executive
Prior to joining SUMAC, I spent 20 years in a minority owned business which embraced similar values as in SUMAC, aligned to my own ideals. Here at SUMAC we strongly believe that shaping a diverse, multicultural, international workforce with varied backgrounds translates directly into a successful company.
Nick Georgiou, Senior Project Manager
I started working at SUMAC more than 10 years ago as a sustainability consultant in the Peru office. Currently, I am in charge of the Latin American technical team from Argentina. At SUMAC I have found a place where I am able to develop and grow professionally aligned to my values, sustainability and environmental care.
María Paz Otero, Architecture Manager
My career at SUMAC started in Chicago, where I was completing my master’s degree. Years later, I am still part of the team, working from Chile and Uruguay. I strongly value at SUMAC the diversity and integration we achieve by working with professionals from different latitudes of the planet.
Gonzalo Lema, Engineering Manager