Susan Brain, AIA
A registered Architect and certified project manager, Susan is a Senior Associate and Senior Interior Project Manager with Perkins&Will. Presently focused on corporate interiors, Susan specializes in leading dynamic design teams, creative problem solving, and both establishing and maintaining client relationships. For nearly thirty years, she has proven ability to lead multi-disciplined geographically dispersed teams and execute technically complex projects. Dedicated to advancing the architectural profession, Susan relaunched AIA Chicago’s Interior Architecture Knowledge Community and has continued as Co-Chair since 2018. An inspirational leader, Susan previously served as President of AIA Hampton Roads, Founder of Women in Design Hampton Roads, AIA Virginia Board of Directors, Virginia Women in Design Chair, and Advisory Group Chair of AIA National’s Interior Architecture Knowledge Community.