Denise joined Payette in 2006, and serves as a Studio Manager to support a diverse number and scale of public and private projects. Her expertise is based on balancing expectations of communication, mentorship and serving as a liaison between the different constituent bodies that form the project teams, from contractual and personnel logistics to financial responsibilities to technological implementation. Denise is also responsible for training young Project Managers to understand the multiple complexities of project management and successfully carry projects to their completion. Her presence in the office ensures that solutions to any pressing problems come from dialogue, exchange, clarity, transparency and good humor.
MDesS, History and Theory of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design
B.Arch, University of Southern California