Patricia Bou, an accomplished client leader with over 20 years of expertise in higher education, has been elevated to further developing and leading a team in the firm’s Virginia / D.C. office. Patricia will advance CannonDesign’s delivery of creative solutions that enhance our clients’ business performance and mission.

“Patricia’s leadership and expertise spans across all building typologies required in the higher education setting from early master planning to completed academic projects across North America,” said Bradley Lukanic, CannonDesign’s Education Practice Leader. “Her wide-ranging expertise in designing university architecture, strong commitment to integrated strategies and solid client partnerships make her invaluable to our education practice.”

Her expanded responsibilities will contribute to CannonDesign’s success by positively impacting business development and client engagement, client and team leadership, mentoring, and further integrating design services. Patricia has a solid history of identifying and resolving planning solutions that anticipate and exceed emerging trends by managing client resources, aligning future development and institutional goals. Her solid management skills have translated to successful firm-wide projects, while fostering solid client relationships with prominent and long-standing anchor clients and within the profession.

“I am thrilled about my new role,” said Patricia. “In addition to continually engaging and developing our client relationships, I look forward to building upon the successful foundations of our practice, while building our emerging firm talent – our greatest resource.”

Patricia is a requested speaker in the education realm, recently partnering with Texas Christian University and Tidewater Community College to address education trends. She is an active member of the Society for College and University Planning, and the Association of College Unions International.