Schmidt Associates names Giles as business development representative
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The leadership of Indianapolis-based Schmidt Associates, a regional architecture, engineering, and interior design firm, is pleased to announce that Kathryn Giles, MBA, has been named business development representative for the firm’s Louisville office.
With a Bachelor of Science in Statistics from Eastern Kentucky University and a master’s in business administration from Bellarmine University, Giles previously served as director of marketing for Weber Group, Inc., where she developed solution-based strategies and championed growth for the firm and its clients. She is a member of the local council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI Kentucky), a board member for the New Directions Housing Corp., and a Fillies Ball committee member for Fillies, Inc. Additionally, she is a member of the Louisville chapters of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) and Woman in Commercial Real Estate.
“I am excited to be working for Schmidt Associates and making a difference for our clients looking to design innovative facilities for K-12, higher education, community, and healthcare,” Giles said. “I’m also thrilled to be harnessing the power of relationships and leveraging principles of servant leadership to achieve success.”
Giles will be responsible for establishing connections within the Louisville, Ky. business community and working with key decision-makers and designers to improve the Midwest’s built environment in the areas of K-12, higher education, community, and healthcare.
“Kathryn’s versatility, her strategic marketing abilities, and her extensive industry experiences make her an ideal fit to be the liaison between our Owners and the firm,” said CEO and Principal Sarah Hempstead, AIA, LEED AP. “With her strong sense of teamwork and openness to learning and driving toward common goals, Kathryn is destined for success.”
About Schmidt Associates
Schmidt Associates is a full-service architecture and engineering firm with offices in Indianapolis and Louisville, Ky. Schmidt Associates creates functional, enjoyable, meaningful spaces that meet the complex needs of our communities and improve lives. This work has been woven into the fiber of the Midwest in K-12 education, higher education, workplace, community, lifestyle, and healthcare sectors. Services include architecture, engineering, interior design, energy, and more.
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