RLPS Architects has promoted Paul J. Nikolaus, III, AIA, LEED AP and Dustin Julius, Associate AIA as the firm’s first Associate Partners while Ty D. Shappell, AIA, CCCA, LEED AP BD+C was promoted to Director of Construction Administration. Deborah Kimmet, IIDA and Jessie Shappell, IIDA, RA, WELL AP, LEED AP BD+C were promoted to Senior Interior Designers. Kristin Novak, IIDA was promoted to Senior Interior Designer / Director, Pittsburgh Office. Edward S. Althouse, Jr., RA; Matthew S. Kogut, RA, LEED AP and John D. Houck II, RA were promoted to Senior Project Architects. David T. McNally was promoted to Senior Designer and Erin R. Hoffman, ALEP was promoted to Senior Project Manager.