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U of I alumna, Molly Murphy, promoted to Principal at Gensler

U of I alumna, Molly Murphy, promoted to Principal at Gensler

Gensler, a global design firm, announced the promotion of U of I alumna Molly Murphy to Principal in its New York office.

Molly Murphy, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, is the Director of the Brand Design studio in New York. She leads an award-winning multidisciplinary team of strategists, designers, and architects. Molly and her team focus on creating comprehensive brand experiences: achieved through strategy and positioning, identity development and integrated graphic, environmental and digital application. As a regional practice area leader, she champions constant learning, effective communication and
design innovation across the firm. Molly’s notable projects include her work with Brookfield, The Rockefeller Group, Proskauer, Mikimoto, Chase, Bank of America and MGM Mirage CityCenter Las Vegas. She holds an MBA and MArch from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where she was a Charles G. Rummel Graduate Fellowship recipient, and is a member of American Institute of Architects (AIA), American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD).

“Molly is an instrumental member of our regional leadership team, and we are pleased to name her Partner in the firm. She continues to drive Gensler’s future vision with her intelligence, leadership and collaborative approach,” said Robin Klehr Avia, Regional Managing Principal and Chair of the Board at Gensler.

Molly contributes to the GenslerOn blog, where she shares insights on brand and retail design.

About Gensler
Gensler is a global design firm with 4,000 employees networked across 46 offices in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. As architects, planners and consultants, Gensler helps clients succeed by delivering design innovation through its 20 specialized practice areas that span nearly every major industry, including aviation, technology, sports, hospitality, retail, professional services, education and commercial office buildings. Gensler was founded in 1965, and today, the firm partners with clients on more than 6,000 projects every year. These projects can be as small as a wine bottle label or as complex as a new urban district. For more information, visit their website.

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