His election was effective Jan. 1. Also elected were Stephen A. Bates AIA , president; and Michelle S. Hooper AIA, vice president corporate. Founding officers Linton S. Marshall III, Michael S. Craft and Sherrie L. Kormann remain active principals with the firm, contributing technical and practice management expertise. Founded in 1986, Marshall Craft Associates is an award-winning architecture, planning and interior design firm with offices in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Design Intelligence has ranked MCA as one of North America's Top 200 Design Firms and the Baltimore Business Journal has consistently ranked MCA as one of the area's largest firms for more than 15 consecutive years.