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Katie Buchanan, LEED AP, NCIDQ

Managing Director, Design Director, Principal

Katie serves as Managing Director of the San Francisco office and Design Director at Gensler. A licensed interior designer and LEED accredited professional, she has more than 23 years of experience designing award-winning environments for law, financial, consulting, and consumer goods clients. Katie started her career in Chicago at a corporate interiors firm and joined Gensler’s Los Angeles office in 2002. She develops dedicated partnerships with clients, using her knowledge of their businesses to anticipate and address complex needs, and she is a valued mentor committed to supporting the next generation of design talent. Katie earned her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and Environmental Design from Illinois State University.