Kim Marks, AIA, NCARB

As a founding Principal of ai Design Group, Kim believes in the power of listening to produce the best results. She carries this  into every aspect of her work, from guiding clients through the design of their new workplace to leading the firm’s interiors team. Her active participation in project work reflects aiDG’s founding vision — delivering high-quality design with the personalized service made possible by dedicated team leaders. Specializing in commercial interiors, Kim has over 29 years’ experience in the architecture and interior design business. She was named one of the Top 25 Women in Business by the Charlotte Business Journal and one of the 50 Women Extraordinaire by Business Leader Magazine. In 2010, she was one of three finalists for NAWBO’s Business Woman of the Year Award and named both a Top 50 Entrepreneur and Mover & Shaker by Business Leader. Other honors include the CREW Charlotte 2013 Member of the Year award and inclusion among The Mecklenburg Times’ 50 Most Influential Women.

Registered in 6 states;   American Institute of Architects (AIA) Member; Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Member; CoreNet Global Carolinas Chapter Member; Envision Charlotte Committee Member; Innovation Institute Graduate

Education:Bachelor of Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design; BFA in Interior Design, University of Georgia
Fun Facts:

“The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and the self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Projects: Babson Capital Management, AREVA, Wells Fargo