Gensler, the leading global design firm, announced Dawn Hart and Melissa Holm as the new leadership team for the firm’s local Workplace Sector. Collectively, they have worked on over 10 million square feet of corporate interior projects for both public and private clients. 

Dawn Hart, NCARB, LEED-AP BD+C – Associate, Workplace Sector Leader

A registered architect, Dawn Hart was recently recognized by Gensler with appointment to Associate, and will lead the team with a focus on project management and technical proficiency.  She brings more than 25 years of experience in the Phoenix market to her new role as Workplace Sector Leader.

“I’m honored to build upon the incredible talents of the individuals making up our diverse team” says Dawn Hart.  “We have been working with many forward-thinking clients to deliver creative office solutions that appeal to a changing demographic and embodies the future of workplace design.”


 Melissa Holm, IIDA, LEED-AP ID+C – Senior Associate, Design Director

With over 15 years of experience, Melissa Holm joined Gensler in 2003, and has served as Interiors Design Director for the last three years.  She is critical to the success of the Workplace Sector through her leadership in design strategy and planning, to help clients achieve their business goals.

“Our team differentiates itself thorough our extensive in-house research to inform designs that best support our clients’ needs.” says Melissa Holm.  “I’m excited for the future of our Workplace Sector in Phoenix, delivering a rich experience to our clients through our collaborative approach.


“We look forward to the continued growth of our practice with Dawn and Melissa’s leadership and expertise in workplace design,” says Beth Harmon-Vaughan, Managing Director of Gensler’s Phoenix office.

 Gensler has a long-standing presence in Phoenix and a celebrated reputation for design excellence.  As the recipient of over 30 recent design awards, including those from the International Interior Design Association and the American Institute of Architects, Gensler’s Phoenix office is home to 41 passionate professionals dedicated to design innovation.