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Will Lead Growth and Diversification of the Office

MONTERREY, Mexico (August 15, 2023)Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Lilia Ortiz de Montellano Valdez has joined the firm as Regional Manager in its Monterrey office. In this role, she will work closely with the firm’s regional leaders to lead the growth and diversification of the office.

“Lilia will contribute significantly to our success as we expand our footprint and diversify our business platform in the region,” said Andres Galvis, Principal, Ware Malcomb. “Throughout her career she has demonstrated remarkable dedication, leadership and expertise in her field.”

Ortiz de Montellano Valdez brings more than 20 years of experience to Ware Malcomb, with a diverse resume of multifamily, mixed used, corporate, institutional and commercial projects. Previously, she was responsible for business development at another design firm, where she collaborated with local and international developer clients and also collaborated with international award winning design firms.

Ortiz de Montellano Valdez earned degrees in architecture and construction administration from Tecnologico de Monterrey, and a master’s degree in Art’s Education from Universidad Autónoma de Nueva León.

Ware Malcomb opened its Monterrey office in 2022, its second office in the country. In October, Ware Malcomb will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in Mexico City. The firm has designed over 950 projects in more than 20 states across Mexico.

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Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full-service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 “Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Hot Firm” by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 30 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s “Top 500 Design Firms” and the top 30 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s “Top 100 Giants.” For more information, visit and view Ware Malcomb’s website at and brand video at

Ware Malcomb Monterrey
Torre Micropolis
Av. Eugenio Garza Sada #3820, Piso 8
Col. Mas Palomas

Monterrey, N.L. 64780


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