Perkins+Will announced that Wayne Perlenfein, AIA, joined the firm as principal and will focus on the federal government in the Washington, D.C. office. With more than 30 years of experience, Perlenfein has been involved in developing agency-wide national design prototypes and standards as well as private and public sector design and construction project initiatives, with a recent focus on mission-critical classified projects. Prior to Perkins+Will, Perlenfien managed federal market strategies for classified and unclassified programs and projects at HDR and URS. He was also the jurisdiction executive and senior program manager for planning, design and construction for the Architect of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. There, he was responsible for planning, budgeting, design, construction and management of classified and unclassified projects. Perlenfien also owned and operated his own firm, Rogers, Perlenfein & Associates, for 15 years in Fargo, North Dakota. With a bachelor's degree in architecture from North Dakota State University, Perlenfien is NCARB Board certified and a registered architect in Washington, D.C., and North Dakota.