Vol 6. Issue 12 / April 3, 2006

Pete Herold

Title: Director, Facilities Design.

Duties: Overseeing construction of new buildings as well as renovations on the Scripps Research campuses, working with Scripps Research staff and architectural, engineering, and building contractors.

Arrived at Scripps Research: January 2006.

First Impressions of the Institute: "I'm happy to be here. The people seem friendly and the Planning and Construction staff are all pros."

Background: B.S. in mechanical engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Work in the construction industry; in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning design; and in consulting for engineering firm TKG. Before coming to Scripps Research, Pete was director of facilities for a research institute down the street from Scripps Research's La Jolla campus, The Burnham Institute, for 11 years.

What He Enjoys Most About the Field: "It's exciting to see projects being built."

Family Life: Lives in Alpine with his wife, daughter (age 10), son (age 12), two cats, one dog, and a rabbit. Recently finished rebuilding a house damaged by the fires.

Other Extracurriculars: Surfing, skiing, and water skiing.


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"It's exciting to see projects being built," says Facilities Design Director Pete Herold.