Rice Fergus Miller Employees Selected in Top 40 Under 40 Program

Bremerton, WA—September 18, 2009

Two employees of Rice Fergus Miller have been selected by the Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal as outstanding young business leaders in their “Top 40 Under 40” program. This program highlights individuals making a notable impact on their business or industry.

Jennifer Paige is an interior designer with Rice Fergus Miller. Jennifer specializes in healthcare, senior housing and hospitality interiors. She is the lead interior designer for Harrison Medical Center and is a trusted ally to portray their image and brand to the community. Jennifer’s expertise also includes interior design standards and branding as well as a focus on furniture design. She is active in International Interior Design Association and Interior Design Coalition Washington circles where she advocates for interior design licensure. For the past three years Jennifer has served as a jury member for graduating collegiate portfolios and founded the firm’s university recruitment program.

Jennifer believes good design must have lasting impact. She strives to captivate people on an emotional level – to surround them in an environment that will create a lasting memory.

Robert McNamara works in fire and emergency services at Rice Fergus Miller. He coordinates technical aspects of fire stations, training campuses and administration buildings for districts within western Washington. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and acts as LEED coordinator on several of the firm’s projects. He shares his passion for sustainability with the firm by teaching exam preparation study courses and recently spoke about Green Fire Station Design at the International Fire Chiefs Association. Robert is currently working towards a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in project management.

Robert’s design philosophy responds to the intimate relationship of humans and their surroundings, and he believes the heart of this is discovered through collaboration.

Rice Fergus Miller is an Architecture, Planning and Interior Design firm located in downtown Bremerton. The firm can be reached at