Am I the Boss Yet?
Many architects are interested in starting their own firms, but don’t know how to begin. Listen to two senior practitioners describe the opportunities and pitfalls associated with firm ownership. Learn whether ownership is for you, and about the different routes to firm ownership – including everything from a partnership in an existing firm to starting your own firm. Find out how to position yourself and develop your skills and resources to fast-track your career path to ownership.
Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Time: 1:30 – 3 p.m.
Location: Room 221/222
Learning Units (LUs): 1.5 Core
Carol Jones is a Principal at Kasian Architecture. With over 40 years of experience in design, Carol focuses on high performance workplaces and has had teaching appointments at two universities. She has participated on boards of professional design associations at national and international levels, serving as past President of Interior Designers of Canada and the
Richard Pollack began Pollack Consulting after transitioning Pollack Architecture, now Rapt Studio, to its next leadership. Pollack Consulting is dedicated to assisting companies and leaders in architecture, engineering and contracting to grow their businesses. Richard is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and International Interior Design Association (IIDA), and has addressed groups