Candra brings over 16 years of experience to her role as a Principal, Hospitality Interiors Studio Director, and Co-Hospitality Leader for Gensler’s Southwest region. NCIDQ certified and LEED accredited, her technical interiors skills match the breadth and depth of her creative expertise. She believes that integrated teams of diverse mindsets push the limits of design. Candra guides the growth of hospitality brands through comprehensive conceptual and design leadership, overseeing all aspects of project development.
Applying the latest trends in design and technology, Candra brings clients a fresh perspective to create new experiences for their guests through story-led design. Her primary passion is client relationships followed by design excellence, talent development, and advancing the design process with innovative efficiencies during the design process. Many of the relationships Candra has built during her time at Gensler include San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, MGM, Circa Resorts, Corner Bar Management, Marriott, and Fisher Brothers to name a few. Candra is a graduate from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design and a minor in Architecture.