SEATTLE (June 17, 2019) — Gensler, the global design firm, announced today that Kristin Jensen has joined their Seattle office as a Managing Director. Kristin joins Ryan Haines in leading an established design & strategy practice that has partnered with notable clients such as Alexandria Real Estate, T-Mobile, Adobe, citizenM, Tableau, Madison Marquette, Microsoft, and other local industry-leading companies to create award-winning, human-centered places.
Kristin is returning to architecture after spending the past two decades in commercial real estate development. Prior to joining Gensler, Jensen was the Vice President of Development at Touchstone where she led the development of office and hotel projects in the Seattle core. Kristin has built strong relationships in the business community as a board member and past President of NAIOP Washington State. Kristin has a professional degree in Architecture from Washington State University. She is also a member of CREW and ULI.
“We are thrilled to have Kristin’s leadership at Gensler,” says Karen Thomas, Gensler’s Northwest Regional Managing Principal. “With her strong reputation in the Seattle business and real estate communities, and her extensive experience in commercial development, Kristin will add extraordinary depth of talent and expertise to our diversified practice.”
“Kristin brings a unique market-centered perspective to our leadership team.” says Ryan Haines, a Managing Director in the Seattle office. “I am excited to partner with Kristin to build upon our valued client relationships and the meaningful projects created in the region to drive the further diversification of our practice.”
“I am honored to be joining the leadership team at Gensler and excited to be part of a diversely talented group of designers and thought leaders shaping our cities,” says Kristin.About Gensler
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 48 locations and more than 6,000 professionals networked across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful. Visit us at www.gensler.com.