We are thrilled to share Donna Coussons has joined CannonDesign as our business development leader in Houston. In this role, Donna will work closely with our health, science and technology, and education teams to strengthen our client relationships, identify new business opportunities, and further elevate the CannonDesign brand in Houston and Texas.
Donna joins the firm with 20 years of experience spanning sales, marketing, client management, and business development roles. Her most recent efforts had her leading business growth for structural and technology design companies in the Houston market. This experience maps well with CannonDesign’s B2B focus and market verticals.
“Donna is a perfect fit for our Houston team and is already making positive contributions in her first weeks with our firm,” said Kristin Ledet, CannonDesign’s Houston office Practice Leader. “She deeply understands both the Houston marketplace and our dynamic and growing service capabilities. She’ll not only strengthen our team but also the Houston region’s built environment through her efforts.”
Donna is also highly engaged in Houston’s professional community. She is a current board member for the AIA Architecture Center Houston Foundation, a member of the Rice Design Alliance underwriting committee, and has served as the public relations chair for CoreNet’s Houston chapter.
“CannonDesign is a growing, innovative company in Houston that allows me to unite my passions for business development and design. I’m excited to make the most of this dynamic opportunity,” added Donna.
In addition to her experience and professional service, Donna also brings a remarkable passion for education and healthcare. She completed her Master’s of Education in Instructional Technology with a capstone piece all about how different generations engage as learners, and devotes great time to researching how technological advancement impact human experience and space design.