Lota joined Coastal Tile’s new business venture, Vespa Stone LLC, early in 2019. As Senior Drafter, Lota is in charge of generating all shop drawings and shop tickets using AutoCAD. Lota worked in this role for Port Morris Tile & Marble and Liberty Marble prior to joining Vespa Stone. Lota also previously worked as a Designer for Urbane Architects, completing design tasks from schematic design through the construction phase.
Since joining Vespa Stone, Lota has worked on a variety of projects, including several in the World Trade Center, such as The Ron Perelman Performing Arts Center, 1 World Trade Center, and World Trade Center Retail in Towers 1 to 4. She has also worked on drawings for the North and South Reflective Pools at the 911 Memorial Plaza, Hudson Yards Tower A, Fordham Law School, Bellevue Hospital, Ritz Carlton, Hearst Building, Goldman Sachs and the Harmony Atrium. Lota’s drawings are instrumental in the successful installation of dimensional stone.
Lota earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Technological University of the Philippines, is OSHA Safety Certified, and certified in AutoCAD. When not at work, Lota enjoys spending time with her family.