top of page
background2560px x 1440 px_edited.jpg


Kristen has worked on projects in nearly every sector, with total project construction costs exceeding $2.3 billion. With a passion for process efficiency and integrated design thinking, Kristen has developed several valuable design automation tools that allow her to better serve her clients, while reducing the environmental impact associated with HVAC systems. Prior to joining The Design Collaborative, Kristen served as an integral member of the Mechanical Engineering teams at Affiliated Engineers Inc (AEI), AECOM, and Barton Associates. She also previously worked within the Facilities Management group at Global Tungsten and Powders, as well as the Healthcare Mechanical Engineering group for Barton Associates.

As the Chief Operating Officer and a Principal with the firm, Kristen is devoted to both her clients and her teams. She believes mutual respect, collaboration, strong processes, and open communication are essential to high performing teams and client satisfaction. 



bottom of page