Paciano Diaz, MBA, NCARB, LEED AP

Principal / Vice President

Paciano Diaz has over 15 years progressive professional excellence working with top tier global companies. His unique experience combines architecture, real estate development, construction and manufacturing expertise with financial analysis proficiency.

As Managing Director, Mr. Diaz will be responsible for the day-to-day business matters relating to the firm, including administration and business development.

Mr. Diaz’s experience includes project types such as theme parks, shopping centers, office and academic buildings, transportation facilities, interior design, and tenant improvement. Mr. Diaz has provided project management leadership throughout the architectural process, from programming, master planning and entitlements through construction administration.

At Kingspan Mr. Diaz was responsible for the U.S. West Coast, expanding the brand and educating architects, clients and contractors about Kingspan’s products & services.

Prior to joining Kingspan Panels Mr. Diaz worked at Westfield, as Senior Project Manager /Senior Project Designer. Mr. Diaz lead project teams in the developments of several portfolio premier shopping centers. Mr. Diaz has also worked at Gensler, the internationally renowned architectural design firm, as a team captain of several project types, most notable Disney’s California Adventure theme park.

Project Experience

  • Disney’s California Adventure, Anaheim, California
  • Tierra Luna Marketplace, Downey, California
  • Valley Fair Shopping Mall, San Jose, California
  • Annapolis Shopping Mall, Annapolis, Maryland
  • Montgomery Shopping Mall, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Gateway Shopping Mall, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Water’s Edge, Playa Vista, California
  • Biola University Library, La Mirada, California
  • Merida Shopping Mall, Merida, Mexico
  • Viant, Culver City, California
  • Virginia Department of Transportation, Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California


Master of Business Administration
Graziadio School of Business and Management
Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

Bachelor of Architecture
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California

Licenses & Certifications

  • Registered Architect (NV), LEED AP


  • Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)

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