Washington, DC (April 2019)
DONNA SHARPE, ASID, LEED AP ID C, WELL AP, a dedicated and proactive design professional and thought leader in workplace strategy, brings 30 years of design experience to her position as the Director of Interiors at KCCT. She has worked for large firms on high-profile projects with clients like the National Cancer Institute, National Oceanic Atmospheric Agency, Glaxo Smith Kline, World Bank, IBM, Capital One, the US Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security. Experienced in corporate and government offices, medical facilities, residential, laboratories, military facilities, higher education, as well as smaller scale tenant interior renovations, Donna's portfolio enhances the breadth of KCCT's Interior Design capabilities. "My reason for joining KCCT was to elevate interior design in a DC-based firm with an impressive design portfolio of local and international projects."
As Director, Donna will oversee all KCCT Interior Design projects, lead the firm into new markets, and ensure that the firm's values of innovative design, technical quality and unwavering dedication to service are preserved. Donna says the new role will allow her to "take an already successful firm and really leverage their strengths to build something totally new that will drive success in the firm for years to come."
A graduate of the University of Manitoba and the University of Georgia, she has served as adjunct professor at the Art Institute of Atlanta, the Atlanta College of Art, and the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Donna has been active in local professional organizations including the ASID, IIDA, and CREW, currently serving as the president of the Washington DC Metro Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers. Donna is looking forward to "the rare opportunity to convert the experienced internal KCCT interiors group into a recognized design entity."
Washington, D.C.-based KCCT is a multi-disciplinary design firm focused on planning, architecture, and interior design in urban environments. The firm’s unique practice features a regional portfolio of prominent new development, renovations and infrastructure in Washington’s Federal Core, and an international component including fourteen new US Diplomatic facilities and worldwide projects in more than 160 cities.