As Operating Officer for Gensler’s Southeast Region, Dee has been instrumental in shaping the financial and administrative resource functions across eight offices. She has participated in the opening of five Gensler offices: Tampa, Miami, Raleigh, Bangkok and Philadelphia. To best serve clients, she has redefined the financial and operational functions to take a forward-thinking and knowledge-driven approach. She often pioneers the adoption of new tools and technologies to provide better and more accurate financial and operational reporting. Dee is passionate about sharing her expertise with others; she has presented “The Business of Design” to several American Institute of Architects chapters. She also participates in Dialogue Days sponsored by her alma mater Ball State University, where she utilizes her business knowledge to mentor students. Dee is an active member of the American Institute of CPAs, National Contract Management Association, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the C&W CFO Roundtable. Dee holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Ball State University.