A glance at Lise’s CV offers proof of an architecture career that’s been on a fast track from the beginning. Class valedictorian, Lise graduated from the University of Texas with highest honors and a prestigious American Institute of Architects Medal. SmithGroup was lucky enough to add her to our team in 2013, where she brings over 30 years of design and management experience to our Workplace clients. "I listen carefully to understand each client’s unique corporate personality," she notes. In her role leading SmithGroup's Workplace practice, Lise has a passion for guiding corporate organizations through a rich discovery process that results in new workplaces that are truly aligned with business goals. Lise believes in the power of collective collaboration as the platform from which to achieve creative accomplishment and has developed a client-centric strategy process designed to uncover the unique persona of each client organization.