Minneapolis’ ESG Architecture & Design hires new VP

Melissa Metzler has joined Minneapolis’ ESG Architecture & Design as vice president and co-director of interiors. In her role as co-director, she will be partnering with Ann Fritz, partner and current director of interiors, to manage client accounts and lead a growing team of 23 interior designers at the 109-person firm.

Metzler has been working in the Twin Cities design community for more than 19 years, and brings valuable experience to the team at ESG. She most recently worked at BKV Group as senior interior designer and partner from 2006-2016, where her role included co-leading the interior design group, client marketing, client management and project management. She oversaw the interiors on several notable and award-winning projects, including Schmidt Artist Lofts in St. Paul, and Else Warehouse and the A-Mill Artist Lofts in Minneapolis.

In her new role at ESG, she will team with Fritz on managing client relationships, co-leading the interior design team, and leading interior design efforts on multi-family, hospitality and corporate project types throughout the US.