AIA, SCIP, CSI
Gig Harbor, WA Location
Azarias Obed Eriza
Obed embodies a rare blend of competitiveness, stability, drive, and balance, making him an asset on our spec team. His competitive spirit, honed in athletics, instills in him traits such as time management, accuracy, quick reaction, and leadership, which seamlessly translate into his professional life. As evidenced by his achievements as a state champion tennis player and soccer co-captain, Obed values communication, flexibility, and comprehensive knowledge, ensuring success for the entire project team.
Obed’s ability to perform under pressure and deliver results when it matters most is exemplified during a defining moment in his collegiate football career:
"As the kicker for my college football team, I was brought into the game with 4 seconds left on the clock. I made the game-winning field goal against our rival, and we secured the trophy!”
His commitment to excellence extends beyond athletics into academics and professional growth, as seen through his receipt of the CSI scholarship, participation in the Master Specifications Retreat, and attendance at prestigious events like the AIA Young Architects gathering.
Obed's thirst for knowledge and improvement is insatiable, driving him to seek out new challenges and opportunities for advancement. Despite his relentless pursuit of success, he maintains a healthy balance by enjoying outdoor activities like skiing in Oregon and camping in the National Cascades of WA. This combination of adventure, athleticism, academic pursuit, and humor encapsulates Obed's multifaceted personality and approach to life. In both his professional and personal spheres, Obed's focus, drive, and embrace of life's experiences make him a truly exceptional individual and specifier.