As the president and founder of Metropolitan Acoustics in 1990, Felicia brings over 28 years of experience to the firm. Her wide-ranging knowledge in architectural acoustics and noise control is an invaluable resource to her clients.
Felicia has been a presenter and panelist at various functions including the May 2016, May 2015, June 2013, October 2012, April 2010, May 2009, and November 2008 meetings of the Acoustical Society of America; the American Institute of Architects conferences in November 2006 and October 2004; a 2015 Work Design Magazine sponsored event; and at local professional society meetings. She has also been a guest speaker at Drexel University, Philadelphia University, Arcadia University, and Moore College of Art and Design to familiarize students with acoustic design considerations. Additionally, she has served as an expert witness for many court cases involving noise.
Felicia spearheaded the formation of the Philadelphia Regional Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America and is currently serving as chapter chair. She has also served as a mentor to the Women in Architecture group of the local AIA chapter and the ACE (Architecture Construction Engineering) Mentor Program of Eastern Pennsylvania. She recently was acknowledged with a 2016 Philadelphia Future 50 Award.
Felicia graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelors Degree in Acoustics in 1986. She is a trained musician which helps her greatly in assessing the acoustical quality of rooms. She is a member of The Acoustical Society of America and The Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE). Additionally, she is Board Certified by the INCE; board certification requires the successful completion of a fundamentals and professional exam in the field of noise control engineering.
Felicia has been responsible for many projects including for the following clients:
Arden Theater – Philadelphia, PA
Atlantic Health, Morristown Memorial Hospital – Morristown, NJ
Bryn Mawr College, Goodhart Hall – Bryn Mawr, PA
Campbell Soup Company – Camden, NJ
Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter & Paul – Philadelphia, PA
Comcast Innovation and Technology Center – Philadelphia, PA
DuPont – Wilmington, DE
FringeArts – Philadelphia, PA
Harvard University – Cambridge, MA
Lourdes Health System – Cherry Hill, NJ
MedImmune – Frederick, MD
Michener Museum – Doylestown, PA
New York Giants Training Facility – East Rutherford, NJ
Otsuka Pharmaceuticals – Princeton, NJ
Pennsylvania School for the Deaf – Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Zoo – Philadelphia, PA
Please Touch Museum – Philadelphia, PA
Sugarhouse Casino – Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania – Philadelphia, PA
Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center – Philadelphia, PA
World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE