Professional Profile: Kirsten Waltz 2017

Kirsten Waltz - 2017

Name: Kirsten Waltz - 2017

Title: President U.S. Operations

Company: Steffian Bradley Architects

Location: Enfield, CT & Boston, MA

Birthplace: Sayre, PA

Education: Rochester Institute of Technology & Virginia Tech

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Now: Innovative design firm focused on Healthcare, S+T, Academic, Senior Housing and Residential. While we are specialized in our sectors, we learn from each of them to carry idea across industries. Future: Develop market sectors further outside New England. Focus on team collaboration, technology and Lean tools.

Favorite novel: “All the Light We Cannot See,” by Anthony Doerr and “Daring Greatly,” by Brene Brown

Favorite film: “The Shawshank Redemption” and “Stand By Me”

Keys to success: Listening

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Photographer

Are you a member of an Association related to the CRE and AEC Industries? If so explain: Facilities Guidelines Institute, Professional Women in Construction, AIA, BSA, American College of Healthcare Architects