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Meet the new DBIA-SW Team!

We are very excited to introduce you to the new DBIA-SW Team!

First up, we have Karen Vermaire Fox serving as our Managing Director. Karen brings a wealth of experience in association management in the design and construction industry and is committed to advancing the design-build process in the Southwest Region. You can contact Karen at

Next, we have Rachel Albright leading our Marketing & Communications efforts. Rachel is a skilled marketer with a passion for community and urban design and is excited to share the benefits of this approach with the industry. You can contact Rachel at

Tchernavia Sessum is our go-to person for all things events. Tchernavia has a talent for organizing and executing successful events and is excited to bring her skills to the Design-Build Institute. You can contact Tchernavia at

Last but not least, we have Haley Frieler managing our Chapters & Committees. Haley is a skilled project manager dedicated to supporting our local chapters and committees in achieving their goals. You can contact Haley at

We are thrilled to have this talented team on board and are confident they will help lead the Design-Build Institute Southwest Region to continued success!


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