CannonDesign is excited to announce Chari Jalali has joined the firm as a Principal to lead its Corporate/Commercial Interiors Practice in Los Angeles. Distinguished for her ability to develop creative, high-performance work environments, Chari will team with Yong Kang, the firm’s Corporate/Commercial market leader in the West Region, to expand the firm’s work and scope across the Western US.
“Chari is a dynamic leader with a proven track record of delivering exceptional results for her clients. We’re delighted she’s joined our team and excited about how she’ll help grow our practice,” said Meg Osman, executive director of CannonDesign’s global Corporate/Commercial practice. “Adding Chari to our team in the western region helps us bring full-service solutions to our clients that enrich their businesses.”
Chari brings deep experience and expertise to CannonDesign stemming from her more than 30 years in the industry. With a focus on developing workplace design solutions that align with corporate strategy, Chari has created successful workplaces spanning the entertainment, broadcast, technology and professional services markets. Her recent work includes successful office spaces for clients including International Creative Management, Discovery Communications, DirecTV, Google and Disney.
“I’m thrilled to be joining a firm with such incredible depth of expertise in different markets, services and types of design,” said Chari of her new role. “These resources are fueling CannonDesign’s ability to create breakthrough design solutions that truly make a difference for their clients and their people. I’m excited to be part of their team, their culture and their work moving forward.”
Prior to joining CannonDesign, Chari had led HOK’s interiors practice in Los Angeles and previously served as the Managing Principal of HLW’s LA office. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Interior Design from the University of Arizona and has spent her entire career based in the western United States.