The Project Team would like to send our sincere gratitude to all partners who have served on the project and helped with the creation of the online benchmark and evaluation tool for knowledge workplace. Without their assistance, the project would not have been successful.

Industry and Academic Partners

(alphabetical order)
  • Barb Marini, Design Strategist, Principal, Marini Interiors, Inc.
  • Celeste Tell, Workplace Strategy Manager, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Cheryl Duvall, Designer, Avancé, LLC
  • Chris Christianson, President, Axton Projects, Inc.
  • Cynthia Kay, President, Cynthia Kay and Company
  • Cynthia Milota, Workplace Strategist, Discover Card
  • Dave Lathrop, Director, Research and Strategy, Steelcase
  • David Craig, Associate Principal, Workplace Strategy Leader, Cannon Design
  • Deanne Beckwith, Workplace Strategist, Herman Miller
  • Deborah Exo, Senior Consultant, Ivy Planning Group
  • Denise Guerin, Professor of Interior Design, University of Minnesota
  • Denise Horn, President, Creative Office Pavilion
  • Derek Clements-Croome, Professor, University of Reading; Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Donald Vitek, Director, Global RE Program Management, Whirlpool
  • Frank Becker, Director of International Workplace Studies Program, Cornell University
  • Gavin Bloch, Workplace Strategist, Jacobs KlingStubbins
  • James Rice, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle's Corporate Solutions
  • Janice Barnes, Principal and Global Discipline Leader, Perkins+Will
  • Joe Marx, President, marXconsultingGroup
  • Joseph T. Connell, Design Principal, Perkins+Will
  • Katherine Leigh, Professor of Interior Design, Colorado State University
  • Kelly Lea, Designer, Carson Design Associates
  • Kenneth Grady, CEO, SeyfarthLean Consulting
  • Lukas Windlinger, Professor of Workplace Management, Zurich University of Applied Science
  • Madelyn Hankins, Principal, Design Alliances, Strategic Alliances, Steelcase
  • Martha Abbott, Principal, SmithGroupJJR
  • Mike Dietzen, Facilities Planner, Kimberly-Clark
  • Sara Anderson, Senior Manager Design & Space Planning, QVC
  • Tamara Iakiri, Talent Acquisition, Open Systems Technologies, Inc.
  • Xavier Unkovic, Global President, Mars Drinks

Advisory Members

  • Tracy Brower, Director of Performance Environments + Living Office Placemaking, Herman Miller
  • Rex LaMore, Director of Center for Community and Economic Development, Michigan State University

Other Contributors

  • Aditya Oruganti, LEED AP BD+C, Consultant, HOK
  • Eva Garza, AICP, LEED AP BD+C, Sr. Consultant, HOK
  • Laverne Deckert, Product Manager, Research & Standards, International Facility Management Association
  • Leif Denti, Ph.D., School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg Research Institute, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Husam Al Waer, Ph.D., Director of Msc Advanced Sustainability of the Built Environment Architecture Program, University of Dundee, UK
  • Mike McKeown, Senior Consultant, HOK
  • Sarah Bramley, Intern Architect AAA, MRAIC, LEED Green Associate, Consultant, HOK