"People’s well-being is always the goal. I’ve learned that this not only involves the people that we guide through architecture but also those we work with in the process of design as well. Our clients, consultants, contractors, suppliers, our peers and, most of all, our community."
"Transformational architecture is the result of extensive collaboration and efforts of many. It’s about people, not just projects."
"The most valuable lesson I have learned is how to make a great place. I don’t mean this in the architectural sense of creating great space with our projects—I mean how to create a work environment where employees feel value, ownership, and potential in coming to work every day."
"Overland has embraced a work/life balance that makes it possible for me to be a working mother of two young children. Before departing on my second maternity leave, I encouraged leadership to increase the number of women in the studio to reflect a more diverse and inclusive culture. Since then, all new hires have comprised of approximately 48.7% women."
"Overland has been proactive in understanding who I am, what my strengths are and how to best leverage those so I maximize my impact within the office. By doing so, I am operating from a place of strength and confidence."
Being very new to the profession, it’s important that I recognize that many women in the field before me have forged the way and continue to do so to this day. I am incredibly lucky to know and work with many...