Annmarie has more than 20 years of professional experience, with a specialty in retail expansion and repositioning, to her role as a Retail Centers Leader. She believes that developing designs that provide a connection between the user and the community requires a thorough understanding of the environment and acute attention to detail. 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's of Architecture from Pennsylvania State University.