International design firm Ware Malcomb (Irvine, Calif.) promoted Jonathan Thomas to principal in the firm’s Seattle office.

Thomas will lead the growth and management of the Seattle office and support the firms’ initiatives.

He joined Ware Malcomb in 2010 in the firm’s Denver office before moving to its Irvine headquarters in 2011 as a project designer. In 2015, he was promoted to studio manager and relocated to Seattle to help spearhead the new office in the region.

This new role will mark Thomas’ fourth promotion since his move to the Seattle region.