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Meet Our Newest Advisory Board Member: HOK’s Kay Sargent

January 12, 2021

HOK’s Director of Workplace Kay Sargent sits down with Robert Nieminen to talk about where she finds motivation in these trying times, the critical issues facing the profession, what trends we can expect to see ahead, as well as her professional and personal plans for the future.

Kay SargentKay Sargent, director of global WorkPlace, HOK
Kay is a director of HOK’s global WorkPlace practice. With a passion for using design to transform how and where people work, she spends her days (and many nights) working with clients on workplace strategy and design.

Based in Washington, D.C., Kay leads project teams that solve clients’ business and organizational challenges related to real estate business process, strategic planning, workplace strategy and change management. She collaborates with organizations ranging from tech startups to Fortune 500 companies to optimize their real estate portfolios and create the most innovative work experiences.

The American Society of Interior Designers honored Kay with its “Designer of Distinction” award in the 2020 ASID National Awards. The award is bestowed on an ASID professional member who exemplifies a commitment to the profession as demonstrated by a significant body of work representing excellence in interior design.

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Robert Nieminen is the Chief Content Director of i+s and BUILDINGS media brands, and an award-winning writer, editor and design industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in the publishing industry.