James Spence Chan
As our Pleasanton office Studio Director, James is responsible for key AAI capabilities including design development, tenant planning, code analysis, space planning, ADA compliance, and construction management. James has over 10 years of senior creative and logistical experience, having worked with prominent California developers, entertainment companies, and retailers, including Guess, Forever 21, and Macys Herald Square in New York. While serving a large Southern California-based real estate investor, James provided design services at over 70 properties in ten cities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. James received his BFA in Interior Architecture from American InterContinental University, London, and Los Angeles campuses and conducted postgraduate interior design studies at California State University, Northridge.