Branko Prebanda joined the firm at its inception in 1979 and was named principal in 1997. He leads the Retail Studio at Retail Design Collaborative, working specifically with some of the world’s largest retailers. He has leveraged his experience to create streamlined processes that achieve project goals and best meet the needs of national retailers for ground-up, renovation and expansion efforts. He has also led teams on a variety of large-scale retail developments, including the award-winning Brea Marketplace and LEED® Gold Certified Plaza Pacoima. Prebanda is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.