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Studio Director, Principal

Lena is widely recognized for her skills as a Design Manager and our clients and industry experts seek her knowledge, management acumen, and leadership skills to guide their projects. In her role as a Design Manager, Lena stewards some of our most important client relationships. She is passionate about delivering creative solutions for clients and leading for excellence with our teams. In her role as the Work CoLab Business Leader, she actively mentors design managers and pushes for success in our business, putting people first and shepherding the firm’s culture. Additionally, she is a member of Gensler’s Global Race and Diversity Committee. Lena holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Sciences/Interior Design from University of Nebraska, where she received a Distinguished Professional Award. She is also an active member of IIDA and Corenet.