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Power hour 2022

Power Hour 2022: Kim Heartwell, President and CEO at CallisonRTKL , Ranks 47th

As President and CEO for CRTKL, Kim Heartwell leads the firmwide vision and market growth strategies with a nuanced understanding of making organizations thrive. Her lasting commitment to CRTKL is evident. In her three decades at the firm, she has held numerous positions – from junior architect to D.C. office leader to global Workplace practice leader. Specifically, her expertise in workplace design, change management, and mobility strategies for complex organizations will directly influence the growth and advancement of CRTKL as it expands its footprint.
Kim’s tenure with the company has led to some of the most impactful workplace projects, growing the business into an impressive global force. She has a genuine affinity for working with complex corporations and agencies to create spaces that unify and exemplify her clients’ mission-focused environments that boost morale, increase efficiency, facilitate communication and collaboration, and incorporate green principles.

Kim believes the relevancy of a global, ideas-based practice like CRTKL is more relevant than ever to address the challenges humanity faces today – from health and well-being to resiliency and security, as the built environment impacts all. She ensures that every location across the firm is advancing positive outcomes in their communities.