To her role as a Firmwide Director of Retail Centers, Annmarie brings more than 18 years of professional experience specializing in retail expansion and repositioning. She believes that developing designs that provide a connection between the user and the community requires a thorough understanding of the environment and an acute attention to details. Going beyond the traditional architectural approach, she researches the community and the environment her projects are a part of before beginning the design process. Annmarie is a Member of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers. A Gensler Principal, she earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Pennsylvania State University.