AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Katie is a graduate of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas where she earned a degree in Architecture. She is a licensed architect, member of the AIA, and a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction.
Previously, Katie worked for several architecture firms in Northwest Arkansas where she helped to integrate sustainable design into large institutional and commercial architectural projects. Katie gained a passion for Low Impact Development during her time at the University of Arkansas Community Design Center. There, she helped design a neighborhood for Habitat for Humanity that was both a Low Impact Development and a Pilot Project for LEED Neighborhood Development. Through her work on this project she co-authored Low Impact Development: a design manual for urban areas, educated the public on Low Impact Development, and influenced LID policies for the City of Fayetteville.
As a Sustainability Project Manager, Katie is responsible for successfully leading projects through design and construction phases of LEED certification. This includes educating owners and project teams about sustainability, coordinating with design teams to document credits, and supporting construction teams through the documentation of construction credits.