Professional Profile: Michelle Waldon 2019

Michelle Waldon

Name: Michelle Waldon

Title: Senior Associate + PM Leader

Company: ICON Architecture

Location: Boston, MA

Birthplace: Buffalo, MN

Family: Partner of 20-years & three rescue dogs.

College: Master of Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis, Bachelor of Science from University of Northwestern 

First job unrelated to your current field: Customer service at QVC taking phone orders in the pre-internet era.

First job in current field: KRJ in St. Louis, MO building architectural models and hand drafting.

What your firm does now and its plans for the future?: Our focus at ICON Architecture is creating sustainable projects that inspire one to LIVE innovatively, LEARN in inspired surroundings, and RENEW inherent value.

Hobbies: downhill skiing, sea kayaking, travel, snorkeling

Favorite novel: Tara Road by Maeve Binchy

Favorite film: Sixteen Candles

Keys to success: 1) Work hard & play harder. 2) Love what you do or do something else. 

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Ruth Bader Ginsburg, aka “Notorious RBG”

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?: Running an animal sanctuary.