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Kirsten Cessna, LEED AP BD+C, NCIDQ, RID

Studio Director, Design Manager, Principal

Kirsten is a Design Management Leader and Aviation Leader for Gensler’s South Central region. As a creative designer and pragmatic project manager, Kirsten engages clients in the design process to identify their design vision, align it with their mission, and create inspiring, highly functional. Her passion for how people use spaces fuels her design inspiration and how she leads project teams. She is an empathetic mentor who seeks to encourage the best from her teams through all phases of a project and she believes in using the power of design to create a better world for her clients and communities. Kirsten received a Bachelor of Architectural Studies degree from the University of Missouri and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Arlington.


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