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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Nicole Standish 2016


  • Title: Marketing Director
  • Company: Open Atelier Architects
  • Location: Syracuse, NY
  • Birthplace: Rock Springs, WY

Family: My world

College: SUNY Oswego

First job unrelated to your current field: Cashier at P&C

First job in current field: I learned about architecture through an administrative position at Perkowitz+Ruth Architects, from there, I moved into the marketing department.

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Architecture and design for a range of markets including: retail, manufacturing, educational, mixed-use and custom residential. We are hoping to continue working with clients who value healthy sustainable spaces for their clients, visitors and families. We also look forward to the effect advancing technology has on building design and performance.

Hobbies: Volleyball, volunteering, spending time with my son.

Favorite novel: “Creativity, Inc” by Ed Catmull

Favorite film: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (weird, I know)

Keys to success: Passion and a feeling of accomplishment

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family) Military families who sacrifice so much for our well being.

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? A travel photographer