Karen Head shotAfter obtaining her master's degree, she taught several years as an Architectural Design instructor and as an Advisor, mentor, and trainer for SkillsUSA before transitioning in to the project management sector. Her project management experience includes all facets of design-build projects ranging from managing the in-house design team workload and redlines to sourcing third party installation companies. Her success in managing a 150+ national financial tenant improvement account led to a position with Interbrand Design Forum. Where she quickly moved up to working with one of their high profile demanding clients, Starbucks. Their remodels became her new endeavor where she was responsible for managing permitting, Revit Construction Documents, processes, and coordination with various Starbucks Construction managers. During these projects, she dealt with Interior and Exterior Signage was a part of every project, typically using a dedicated vendor to handle that part of the project.