2021 Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship
University of Florida
Altamonte Springs, FL
Natalie has always had a passion for reaching back into under-served communities and inspiring others to reach beyond their current environment. During her studies at the University of Florida, she has been involved in number organizations that sought to empower minority communities such as BAM (Black Architects in the Making) and she serves as a Community and DEI leader for CREW Orlando (Commercial Real Estate Women). Her passion for design that empowers people serves as a foundation for the core principle of form that meets function. She loves spending time laughing with her family, outdoor activities, and spontaneous day-cations.
Natalie’s career emphasis has been designing for government and private healthcare as well as corporate office design. She has served as Project Designer on roll-out projects for private healthcare organizations which included comprehensive design and construction documents implemented in multiple facilities across the nation.
Natalie has developed a profound appreciation for efficient productivity in seeking elegant design solutions. She prides herself on creating lasting relationships with clients that promote communication and enhances outcomes. Natalie has been serving as a LEED Certified Interior Designer since 2008 and helps facilitate research projects and design implementation for clients desiring to build a sustainable environment.