Master of Architecture, University of Maryland’s School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Bachelor of Arts in Government, Bowdoin College

Prior to joining Hickok Cole Architects in 2006, Ms. McNamara worked as an Architectural Intern at Grimm + Parker Architects, SHW Group LLP and Cho Benn Holback + Associates. Ms. McNamara earned her LEED accreditation (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) from the US Green Building Council in 2006.

Ms. McNamara received multiple awards and honors during her academic career, including University of Maryland Fellowship, RTKL “Worldwise” Fellowship, and James Bowdoin Scholar awards. She completed a study abroad semester in Vienna, Austria as well as an Urban Design Summer Studio program in St. Petersburg, Russia. Ms. McNamara served as Graduate Assistant Intern for the Potomac Valley Chapter of The American Institute of Architects.