Urieta-Leon holds a master’s of architecture and a bachelor’s of science in architecture from the University of Idaho and spent a year abroad studying urban design at Chongqing University in China. His previous professional experience includes working for U of I’s architecture and engineering services department and as a retail supervisor. In his role with Ascent, Urieta-Leon will offer production support on the firm’s commercial, senior living and multifamily residential projects.
“Marco is dedicated, personable and enthusiastic about starting his career in architecture and will be a great addition,” said Seth Anderson, principal architect. “I look forward to utilizing Marco’s exceptional graphic design skills and mentoring him on his path to becoming a licensed architect.”