Melissa Gibson, CSI, CCS, CCCA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, is an Associate Vice President and Specification Writer at Epstein. She has more than 13 years of professional architecture experience as a Project Architect and Specifications Writer for fast-paced local, domestic, and international architecture projects in a broad range of project delivery methods, typologies, scale, and scope. Her responsibilities have included code analysis, architectural detailing and design, construction document development and management, contract administration, existing building assessment, and specification development and management. Melissa joined Epstein in 2013.
Some of her more recent work includes writing the specifications for the conversion of a vacant office building into the 290-room Conrad Hilton hotel at 101 E. Erie in Chicago, specification development for the prototype design of the LEED-NC Gold Certified Maintenance Facility for the Illinois Tollway in Alsip, Illinois, and specifications for Epstein’s Design-Build delivery of a $264M, 750,000 square foot Pork Processing Facility for Seaboard-Triumph Foods in Sioux City, Iowa.
Melissa is a licensed architect in the state of Illinois, active CSI Chicago Board member, and serves as the chair of CSI Chicago Chapter’s Specifier’s Roundtable Committee.