Promotion: John Natsis to Principal/Owner

Johnsrud Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of John Natsis to Principal. John joined Johnsrud Architects in 1995 as the firm’s first employee and has proven himself consistently throughout the years as a leader in facility planning, design, and project management and a mentor to his colleagues.

John Natsis
With over 25 years of experience and in his new role as Principal, John will continue to ensure proven results in all phases of projects, spanning from science and technology to administrative workspace, providing hands-on leadership to our projects and support to our clients. John has a natural desire to seek and understand new technologies, processes, systems, and trends, and this will only continue to enhance his role within the firm, as well as the firm’s overall capabilities. John’s expanding responsibilities will include: leadership focus on new technologies and techniques for improving services and the design-build process, business development for new and expanding markets, and will work closely with Charlie Johnsrud, Principal and CEO, in the overall management of the firm, pushing and developing the firm’s strategic vision into the future.

“Our firm has continued to grow and change as we respond to the highly specialized needs of the clients we serve, and John has been an integral part of our journey. We are thrilled to have John become a Principal to help guide our next phase,” says Charlie Johnsrud.

While he will retain many of his current responsibilities, John welcomes his new position.

“I’m honored to have reached this significant milestone in my career with Johnsrud Architects. I’m very excited about our firm, talented staff, capabilities, and evolving potential. I’m looking forward to leading our future, with my colleagues, serving our valued clients, ”  John said.

John is a licensed, NCARB certified, architect and has a Bachelor of Architecture from Drexel University. He is a member of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) and Pennsylvania Bio (PA BIO).

Johnsrud Architects provides innovative project solutions—driven by knowledge and expertise, and enhanced by the imagination of architects--for clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and other highly specialized industries. The firm’s experience ranges from campus-wide strategic planning to highly technical and regulated facilities to corporate and collaborative workplaces and amenity spaces. Based in Bucks County, the firm’s staff of professionals has completed large and small projects for Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Teva, Endo, Pfizer, Oncobiologics, and Jacobus Pharmaceuticals among many others. Visit Us at

Trevose, Pennsylvania – September 16, 2014