Team

Staff

Sam Aquillano

Executive Director

Liz Pawlak

Vice President

Diana Navarrete-Rackauckas

Director of Learning and Interpretation

Jennifer Jackson

Executive Associate

Ryan Pflaum

Design Producer

Sophia Richardson

Graphic Designer

David Greene

Multimedia Production Intern

Sara Magalio

Editorial Production Apprentice

Mary Martin

Adult Education Programs Apprentice

Mayuri Nagpal

Creative Marketing Intern

Mimi Shalf

K-12 Education Programs Intern

Ganisha Sharma

Data Analytics Intern

Rachel Wui

Graphic Design Intern

Board of Directors

Austen Angell

President and CEO, Modern Edge, Inc

Jennifer Bryan

Founding Partner/Creative Director, Think Joule

Tom Di Lillo

Regional Sales Manager, New England at Steelcase

Ashley Dunn

Associate Principal, Director of Workplace, Dyer Brown

Matt Edlen

Director of East Coast/Midwest Acquisitions, Gerding Edlen

Sana Gebarin

Commercial Property Manager at Arke Management

Robin Glasco

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Bambü Global Heathcare Advisors

Josephine Holmboe

Creative Director, Fidelity

Amy Lalezari

Director of Client Services, Environments at Work

Elizabeth Lowrey

Principal and Director of Interior Architecture at Elkus Manfredi Architects

Kathy McMahon

Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, National Development

Gaby Mier

Marketing Strategist, EYP

Leila Mitchell

Creative Director & Founder, LLM Design

Larry Rodgers

Senior Director, Retail Concepts at Nike House of Innovation

Alan Scott

Senior Consult, Intertek

Roxane Spears

Vice President of Sustainability, Tarkett North America

Scott Stropkay

Partner, Essential

Tracy Swyst

Design Operations Consultant + Producer

Matt Templeton

Principal Design Strategy Lead, Philips Health Suite Labs

Ashley Welch

Co-Founder, Somersault Innovation

George White

Chief Innovation Officer, Cantina

Amy Winterowd

Vice President of Client Solutions, JE Dunn

Council • Boston

Meghan Allen

Regional Sales Manager for New England, Mondo Contract Flooring

F. Philip Barash

Creative Director, Sasaki

Corinne Barthelemy

Designer at NBBJ Design

Leah Ben-Ami

Learning and Development Lead, C Space

Megan Campbell

Associate, Unispace

Jess Charlap

Marketing Manager, Perkins Eastman

Katie Gallagher

Vice President of Corporate Engagement & Career Development at MentorWorks Education Capital

Adam Gesuero

Partner & Creative Director, Image Conscious Studios

Dabney Hailey

Founder + Principal, Hailey Group

Lauren Jezienicki

Senior Vice President, Bozzuto Development Company

Emily Klein

Director of Employer Strategy & Operations, Flexjobs

Sarah Merion

Solutions Architect and Product Strategist

James Newman

New England Division Manager, RMF Engineering

Jamie Scheu

Director, Experience Design, Wayfair

Adam Stoltz

Director of Consulting, HOK

Shannon Sullivan

Strategist at Proverb Agency

Shawn Torkelson

Director of Marketing, KPMG

Council • Portland

Hilary Alter

Project Manager, Urban Renaissance Group

Joe Baldwin

Partner, Opsis Architecture

Sarah Drew

Sr. Director of Strategic Planning with JLL @ Nike WD+C

Ruwan Jayaweera

Senior Associate and Mechanical Engineer, PAE

David Lemus

Design Strategist

Tom Remmers

Commercial Real Estate, VP at Umpqua Bank

Education Think Tank

Sam Batchelor

Architect, designLAB architects

Leah Ben-Ami

Learning and Development Lead, C Space

Dr. Gretchen Fougere

Education Specialist

Katie Gallagher

Vice President of Corporate Engagement & Career Development at MentorWorks Education Capital

Dabney Hailey

Founder + Principal, Hailey Group

Leila Mitchell

Creative Director & Founder, LLM Design

Marisa Nemcik

Higher Education, Architecture, CannonDesign

Vince Pan

Principal, Analogue Studio

We Design Content Advisory Committee

Joe Baldwin

Partner, Opsis Architecture

Gareth Burrowes

The Tech Connection

Kelly Chanopas

Architect, ZGF/AIA, CoEDI

Jess Charlap

Marketing Manager, Perkins Eastman

Christina Costa

Co-Chair & Marketing Officer at Women With Purpose / Director of Marketing and Student Engagement at Duet

Naps D’Apice

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Manager, Simple Finance

Sabrina Dorsainvil

New Urban Mechanics, City of Boston, Civic Designer + Program Director

Eugenie Jolivett Fontana

Founder of w(HERE) and Gather & Garner

Trish Fontanilla

Community & Customer Experience Consultant / CEO, BOSFilipinos

Gerard Georges

Shepley Bulfinch, Associate

Chris Haigh

True Change Associates, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant and Facilitator focusing on True Change

Amanda Hawkins

Independent Exhibitions Manager and Curator

Natasha Hicks

Government Innovation Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab

Ruwan Jayaweera

Senior Associate and Mechanical Engineer, PAE

Sydney Janey

Urban League of Eastern MA

Nawaz Kamthewala

Oracle, Senior UX Designer

Sun Joo Kim

Design Manager at Gensler/co-founder of Diversity in Design

Juliana Lukasik

Principal/Director, At Large Films

Swathi Massar

Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion Senior Advisor, MercyCorps

Angela Medlin

Founder/ Director, The Functional Apparel and Accessories Studio (FAAS) at PENSOLE x PNCA

Kari Merkl

Founder/Owner, League of Women Designers/Merkled Studio

Allentza Michel

Powerful Pathways Principal, & Creative Director

Denise Mullen

Consultant and Former President, OCAC

Rachel Murray

She Geeks Out, Co-CEO

Steven Nakana

Social Equity Program Manager, Port of Portland

Nina Narelle

Partner & Senior Strategist, Future Work Design

Salvador Orara

Principal, Affection Research Lab

Amanda Petretti

Principal, Studio Petretti Architecture

Josuel Plasencia

Forefront Cultures, Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Jocelyn Rice

Designer, Columbia Sportswear Company

Brooke Trivas

Perkins & Will, Principal

Kristi Riedel

Programs Director, Young Audiences

Kendra Roberts

Co-Founder and Creative Producer, Common Ground Arts

Nicole Schmidt

CEO & Founder, krowdsourced

Hannah Silver

Sustainability Manager, GBD Architects

Yulkendy Valdez

Forefront Cultures, Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Diana Vertus

Exquisite Design Concepts, CEO & Founder of Exquisite Design Concepts / Event Production and Brand Experience Agency

William Watkins

Urban League of Eastern MA

Jennifer Wright

Project Architect, Richard Brown Architecture/CoEDI

Workplace Innovation Think Tank

Sarah Brett

Senior Associate, Graphics & Branded Environments, Unispace

Alfred Byun

Design Director & Strategy, Gensler

Andrea Coan

Design Portfolio Specialist, Steelcase

Caleb Dean

Writer, Designer, Small Business Owner

Maria DeFiglio

National Real Estate Project Manager, Suffolk Construction

Ashley Dunn

Associate Principal, Director of Workplace, Dyer Brown

Jillian Farrell

Director of Business Development, Continuum

Eleanor Forster

Managing Director North America, Leesman

Monique Fuchs

Associate Vice President, Innovation + Entrepreneurship + Co-Founder, Accelerate at Wentworth

Robin Glasco

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Bambü Global Heathcare Advisors

Lauren Hasson

Dealer Business Manager, Steelcase

Brittney Herrera

Founding Partner, HBX Studio

Casey Kalman

SVP, Red Thread

Danielle Kayal

HR Consultant

Lisa Killaby

NCIDQ, LEED AP Workplace Strategist, Planner and Designer

Emily Klein

Director of Employer Strategy & Operations, Flexjobs

Kristian Kloeckl

Associate Professor of Design, Northeastern University

Amy Lalezari

Director of Client Services, Environments at Work

Elizabeth Lowrey

Principal and Director of Interior Architecture at Elkus Manfredi Architects

Cerise Marcela

Senior Manager, Workplace at CBRE

Meredith McCarthy

Senior Associate, Sasaki

Gary Miciunas

National Workplace Director at Cuningham Group

Joe O’Brien

Regional Director, New England, View, Inc.

Dorran Prescott

Senior Designer, Project Manager, LLM

Joe Rondinelli

Interior Design Consultant

Leslie Saul

Owner and Principal at Leslie Saul & Associates

Felice Silverman

Principal at Silverman Trykowski Associates

Adam Stoltz

Director of Consulting, HOK

Janet Swaysland

Engagement Strategist, Bluefire Partners

Kristi Woolsey

Associate Director and lead for BCG Smart Environments Group