Movers and Shakers Week Ending 04.22.22

Design Workshop Foundation Names Sarah Konradi as its First Executive Director

Sarah Konradi

Design Workshop, an international landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm, announced it has named Sarah Konradi as executive director of the Design Workshop Foundation. Established as a 501(C)3 in 2014, the mission of the foundation is to advance society’s capacity to plan and design the physical world by supporting individuals, organizations, and institutions that are transforming educational and professional practices. In this new role, Konradi will lead the refinement of the Foundation’s mission, vision, and goals, identify pilot projects and develop fundraising and sustainability plans for the Foundation’s future activities.

“We are excited to have Sarah as our first executive director,” said Becky Zimmermann, CEO of Design Workshop. “Her expansive experience and knowledge in landscape architecture combined with non-profit work is just what we need to take the Design Workshop Foundation to the next level of growth in communities across the U.S.”

Konradi, a licensed landscape architect, most recently served as director of design and engagement at the National Wildlife Federation leading an interdisciplinary team to support placemaking projects that improved equitable access to “nearby nature” and high-quality outdoor spaces for children and families across the country.  She brings more than a decade of non-profit management and leadership experience focused on creating outdoor spaces to facilitate play, learning and environmental education.

Konradi earned her master’s degree from North Carolina State University and her bachelor’s degree at Savannah College of Art and Design.


Kairoi Residential announces the promotions of Marti Olsen and Hannah Loseke

Marti Olsen
Hannah Loseke

Kairoi Residential, a premier, vertically integrated, multifamily investment, development and property management company, announced the promotion of Marti Olsen to regional manager and Hannah Loseke to senior community director.

Marti began her career in property management in 2011 and joined Kairoi Residential in 2020.  She has held numerous positions from leasing professional to regional property manager during her career.  She has also overseen multiple new construction projects and has helped to stabilize properties, manage numerous lease ups and provide training to new employees.  She is passionate about employee engagement and property performance and works to lead her teams to success and drive financial performance for clients.

Hannah has 10 years of experience in multi-family property management and has been with Kairoi for almost two years.  She has successfully managed a range of different asset types from value add, urban, and A+ luxury lease-ups. Hannah is a driver of high performance and prides herself in building strong and close-knit teams that deliver excellent results, with little turnover, for both clients and residents. This past year her team was recognized with the Kairoi Krew Award for 2021.

“Marti and Hannah are both highly deserving of their promotions and are valuable members of the Kairoi team,” said Elizabeth Meyers, director of Client Services for Kairoi.  “Kairoi strives to provide all of our residents with a team of individuals who are leaders in the industry and respected by their peers and both Marti and Hannah embody those characteristics.”




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