Theresa Sheils, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB
Co-Managing Director, Principal
As Co-Managing Director of Gensler’s Washington, D.C. office, Theresa leads some of the Gensler Southeast region’s most complex architecture projects and has deep expertise in corporate campus design. She excels at managing large project and consultant teams and serves as a strategic advisor to clients with multiple stakeholders involved in the process. Theresa is a proponent of sustainable design and is adept at developing high-performance design solutions that use leading technology to reduce energy use and mitigate negative effects on the environment. A registered architect, Theresa’s portfolio spans notable domestic and international projects in the areas of hospitality, corporate headquarters and education, among others. Theresa serves as a member of Gensler’s Board of Directors and a member of the American Institute of Architects and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. Theresa graduated from The Catholic University of America with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture.