Francisco Arias

Director, Design

A USMC Vet, Francisco has been leading and executing award-winning design since 2008 and brings his worldwide architectural design expertise to the Ware Malcomb team. As Director of Design, Francisco leads the growth and evolution of Ware Malcomb’s national design platform, focusing on the Southern California region.

Francisco is a University of Southern California alum active in the architecture industry, serving on AIA LA’s Architecture for Communities Los Angeles (ACLA) Executive Board of Directors. He is also an advisor for ACLA’s 2X8 student competition committee, mentors USC Architectural Guild students, is a voting member of the Jean Roth Driskell Scholarship Committee for the AIA Foothill Chapter, and mentors CLAOC CEE Summer Success Summit high school students.