I am honored to be named the CREW Boston President for 2020-2021. My involvement with CREW Boston has been extremely rewarding. CREW has challenged me and helped me grow as a professional. Through my membership,
Entering into the industry directly from college I don’t think I was inspired to join the industry initially, but my inspiration soon after joining the industry was the impact that this work has on families and communities. Being part of a team that can provide quality housing and
I am very proud of the design for PTC’s new 250,000 s/f global headquarters at 121 Seaport. PTC’s headquarters is transformational in every way: The urban location; activity-based, free address, and open concept workplace
“Quit making excuse, putting it off, complaining about it, dreaming about it, whining about it, crying about it, believing you can’t, worrying if you can, waiting ‘til you’re older, skinnier, richer, braver or all around better. Suck it up, hold on tight, say a prayer and just do it.” -Nike
Believe you can and you’re halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt. Early in my career, the thought of renovating a space, even a small 25,000 s/f space, felt overwhelming.
The best advice I have received was from a yoga instructor who advised me to read “Just Breathe” and its lessons have added energy and focus to my day.
The best business advice I ever received was not actually advice given to me, but was the result of overhearing a conversation between two friends. One friend was telling the other that his wife,
“Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.” - Sherrilyn Kenyon. It reminds me to move away from the usual step-by-step process and focus on the end goal of the client.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.
I had the opportunity to hear Laura Fredricks speak at the 2018 Women in Construction conference in Washington, D.C. Her talk about the art of asking for what you want changed the way that I approach