Comstock's magazine 0319 - March 2019 - Page 38

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP HGA Architects DESIGNING SUCCESS THROUGH TEAMWORK B eth Young, AIA, DBIA, EDAC design for clients in The Cannery and the advises women in architecture, Ice Blocks,” she says. “Don’t be afraid to speak up and ask for what you want. Being assertive is so important.” As principal of HGA’s public corporate practice group in Sacramento, Young knows what it takes to succeed in this industry, and notes that HGA is committed to equity on every front and fosters an environment where all voices are heard. A proponent of collaborative leadership, Young invites differing viewpoints and appreciates team members challenging each other to do their best work. She’s known for assembling the best teams to serve specific projects, which may mean education, government, science and technology, and energy markets. Young and her team focus on corporate interiors and public projects, primarily office-related, for the State of California and other public agencies. “We specialize in large-scale office projects for the Department of General Services, but are also known locally for our unique workplace the voice of the team the best service as much as I can.” arts and culture, community, corporate, leadership, and invite offices. She explains, “We’re a local office with national resources, and I leverage that lasting impact for clients in healthcare, collaborative to ensure we provide in architecture and engineering, HGA nationwide working to make a positive, proponent of bringing in expertise from other HGA A multi-disciplinary design firm rooted has more than 850 people in 11 offices “ I’m a strong Impressed with the longevity of HGA’s people, Young credits that longevity with greatly strengthening the HGA culture and helping the firm feel like a community. Young is passionate about lean and design- and design on every project. — BETH YOUNG Principal ” build project delivery – anything that’s collaborative, cuts waste, and moves forward with a project-first attitude. She also takes follow-through and reliability very seriously. “If you say you’ll do something, you do it. It’s that reliability that builds trust with your team and your clients,” she concludes. 1200 R Street #100 Sacramento, CA 95811 916.787.5100 CLIENT PROFILE