"Whatever you do, do it with all your heart."
Keith PittsfordVice President, Director - San Diego, Studio Leader — San Diego
Keith directs the San Diego office and oversees all projects, staff, and clients. Since joining SGPA in 1993, he has developed specialties in planning, design, entitlements, and repositioning strategies for large-scale projects that enrich the community.
At SGPA, Keith guides our project leaders to challenge conventional thinking and develop big ideas. He leads dynamic team efforts to find the path connecting great design, user experience, longevity, contextualism, community input, sustainability, and efficiency. Knowing that the decisions made early can affect factors downstream, he enjoys the early conceptual planning that set projects up for success.
Keith is a Registered Architect and an expert witness determining property value through evaluations of highest and best use. He is an active member of the Mission Valley Planning Group, ICSC, and NAIOP. Keith is committed to being a responsible contributor in the community and influence design for the betterment of our built environment.
- Registered Architect, California
- B.Arch, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Marla MartinVice President, Chief Financial Officer — San Diego
Marla has over 25 years of experience in the design service industry, including more than half that time at SGPA. As a Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer she is responsible for the firm’s financial operations: directing and coordinating all company financial objectives and obligations, ensuring integrity of financial statements, cash management strategies, and maintaining a financially solvent organization. She is also responsible for business management, firm risk management, and human resources. Marla has been featured in Real Estate Southern California’s “Women of Influence” Publication.