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CADD Team Member Joins Autodesk Expert Elites

Kelli MarakovitsApril 28th, 2020

CADD Microsystems is proud to announce that one of our own, Purvi Gandhi Irwin, has been selected to join the Autodesk Expert Elite Program!

Autodesk’s Expert Elite Program recognizes individual community members who have made extraordinary contributions with helping the community by sharing expert knowledge, providing community leadership, and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration that drives a healthy and valuable Autodesk Community. These members share their knowledge and insights with other customers, as well as help Autodesk by representing the voice of the customer.

Characteristics of the Autodesk Elite Program include:

  • Advocacy: Candidates are a brand advocate for Autodesk.
  • Expertise: Candidates have a strong understanding of Autodesk and its products.
  • Kindness: Candidates exemplify a supportive style helping others succeed in maximizing the use of Autodesk products.
  • Responsiveness: Candidates actively share practices with customers to optimize the use of Autodesk products through various modalities.
  • Leadership: Candidates seek opportunities to innovate leaving a path for others to follow.

Learn more about the Expert Elite:

Purvi Gandhi Irwin, Practice Manager, Architecture

As the Practice Manager for Architecture at CADD Microsystems, Purvi supports professionals across all disciplines with BIM technologies, which includes teaching Revit, creating content, developing workflows and standards, troubleshooting issues, and finding creative solutions to both design and modeling problems. She has 15+ years of experience, most spent as a preservation project architect, where she specialized in using innovative technologies to facilitate the documentation and rehabilitation of institutional buildings, and 12+ years of Revit experience working with existing buildings most historic, from conceptual design, through construction administration and project close-out. Purvi is a registered architect with degrees in both Architecture and Historic Preservation and is a board member on the Alexandria Board of Architectural Review in Alexandria, VA. She has presented at many conferences over the years, including the last 3 AU conferences, BILTna, DesignDC, AIA National Conference, ArchEX conference, the APTI Annual Conference, and local AIA chapter events. Purvi can be reached on twitter @BIMchiq where she posts tips and tricks for Revit Architecture.

Purvi tells us she is greatly honored to be included in this program and looks forward to connecting with her fellow Expert Elite members.

It takes hard work, exemplary leadership skills and dedication to be considered for the honor and we can't think of anyone else who is more deserving of this title. Congratulations, Purvi!

For more information on the Autodesk Expert Elite program, visit

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