November 11th: Kala Letts and Tor Waschenko

Join us this Friday at 12 PM to hear Kala Letts and Tor Waschenko from Stantec.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Their work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a commitment to the people and places they serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. 

Check out their website here.



November 4th: David Maurer

Join us this Friday at 12 PM to hear David Maurer from Maurer Architecture.

Maurer Architecture is an award-winning firm located in the heart of downtown Raleigh.  Their work is thoughtful and grounded, and their focused approach to problem solving has led to a reputation of integrity and leadership.  They believe in good design that makes sense. Maurer Architecture takes pride in the variety of work that they do, and in the lasting relationships that they have formed over the years.    

Representing Maurer Architecture is David Maurer, a Virginia Tech graduate who is an expert in urban restoration and adaptive reuse.

Visit Maurer Architecture's website here.


October 28th: Fiona Grandowski

Join us this Friday at 12 PM to hear Fiona Grandowski from Collins Cooper Carusi Architects.

For nearly 30 years, CCCA has been pursuing the enrichment of life experiences and community in the form of meaningful, well-crafted buildings achieved through thoughtful and insightful design. Inspired by the unique circumstances of each client, they work hard to seek solutions that embody their spirit and mission.  It is through creative solutions and consistent service that they have been able to maintain and strengthen relationships. The focus of their work is for non-profit, education, athletic, recreational and religious clients. 

Representing CCCA, Fiona Grandowski is a frequent speaker at education symposiums. She holds a bachelor of architecture from Virginia Tech; is a licensed architect, registered interior designer, and LEED accredited professional.

Visit their website here.


October 21st: Mary Redd

Join us this Friday at 12 PM to hear Mary Redd from Kimball.

Kimball Office is a design driven, technologically savvy brand.  They focus on tailoring solutions that provide better workplace, learning & healing environments. For nearly 45 years, Kimball Office has been designing office furniture that is inspiring, productive, and environmentally responsible.

The humble beginnings of Kimball International started in Jasper, Indiana in 1950.  The company was driven by a passionate pride of self, place, and, ultimately, product. The Kimball name was originally synonymous for being the world’s largest piano and organ manufacturer. Then, starting in 1970, the company decided to manufacture and market office furniture under the Kimball brand name.

Kimball's website