Cathy serves as a Financial Services Firms Practice Leader, focusing on workplace trends and issues of importance to clients in that professional sector. As Principal and Studio Director in our San Francisco office, she also leads a team of talented professionals focused more generally on workplace projects, as well as global design and delivery for some of the world’s best known multinational companies. Cathy’s Gensler career began in Washington, D.C., more than 25 years ago. Before settling with her family in the Bay Area, she also spent time helping to establish and grow our Detroit and Baltimore offices. Her projects have been recognized with awards from the IIDA, Building Design & Construction, and The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International, which particularly noted her success as a team leader with their Building Team of the Year award. A Registered Architect, Cathy earned a Bachelor of Art from the University of California, Berkeley.