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Rauzia Ally, AIA, promoted to public & institutional market sector leader
With 30 years of experience, Rauzia is a senior project manager adept at leading large public-sector building programs
LEO A DALY is pleased to announce that Rauzia Ally, AIA, NCARB, has been promoted to Market Sector Leader – Public & Institutional in our Washington, D.C., design studio. Rauzia will function as the primary source of design expertise for public and institutional clients and provide internal oversight of public and institutional projects.
“I am excited to lead an incredibly talented creative team in achieving design excellence for our public & institutional clients,” Ally said. “We will continue to grow our market position by leveraging design expertise throughout the firm and offering superior design teams for our public and institutional clients.”
Ally draws on 30 years of wide-ranging experience in interrelated disciplines, including art, design, construction, real estate, visioning, innovation and teaching. She is adept at managing the design and construction of concurrent renovation and construction projects while providing technical expertise in public space making, architectural design, detailing and construction management.
Ally joined LEO A DALY in 2019 as senior project manager. She previously held positions with SOM, SmithGroup, the Catholic University of America (as a professor) and AECOM. Significant projects under her leadership include the Prince George’s County Multicultural Center and PG Men’s Transition Center. She has led large building programs and capital projects for the D.C. Courts and D.C. Public Libraries, including the renovation of Mies van der Rohe’s Martin Luther King Library.
“Rauzia is an ambitious designer, a compelling public speaker, and a team leader who understands group dynamics and pulls the best out of her people,” said Christopher Arnold, director of operations for LEO A DALY in the District. “I’m thrilled to see her step into this new role and lead our public & institutional design team.”