Jackson Galloway FGM Architects Welcomes New Professionals to its Growing PK-12 Practice

Jackson Galloway FGM Architects is pleased to announce that Rebecca Richter, AIA, LEED AP, RID, ALEP and Brian Cotsworth, AIA, LEED Green Associate, have joined the firm to support the continued growth of its PK-12 education design practice.

Ms. Richter, Design Principal, has 25+ years of experience working in educational facility design. Most recently, she was Senior Architect at O’Connell Robertson and received her bachelor’s degree from the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University. She is an active member of the Central Texas Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments. “I’m passionate about schools, 21st century learning and the rich conversations those topics evoke. I also love building complex communities in schools and connecting the dots of relationships within those spaces.”


Mr. Cotsworth, Senior Project Architect, has also focused primarily on educational design throughout his career. Most recently, he was Associate Principal/Project Architect with Huckabee. He has dual bachelor’s degrees in Architecture and Construction Science from Kansas State University.

Currently, Ms. Richter and Mr. Cotsworth are working on schematic design for a new PK-8 school at St. Austin Parish as well as renovation projects at Lively Middle School and Pickle Elementary School for Austin ISD.


John Jackson, Managing Director for Jackson Galloway FGM Architects notes, “I immediately detected fine qualities that I admire in both Brian and Rebecca. Brien’s quiet confidences gives assurance that he’ll see a design through to a strong finish, and I know that Rebecca will gain the confidence of our school leaders with her knowledge and affinity for creative solutions. These are great, complementary character traits and skills that will benefit all our educational clients and strengthen our team internally.”

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