Business Development & Communications

Architecture really is about business. And great architects understand that connection. I am so thrilled to join this firm. They are committed to their clients and the growth of their client’s business.

Charlene has more than 20 years of experience in working with businesses and organizations helping them to establish and grow their brands, develop their services and offerings, and connect more powerfully to their customers. She has worked across broad industry sectors including health care, senior living, resort, yachting, environmental, professional services, construction, landscape architecture, and more.

Charlene received an Award from the International Association of Business Communicators (Golden Quill of Excellence) for her work in re-branding a rural hospital that helped them increase awareness among their customers while increasing their bottom line.

Charlene is also a dynamic keynote speaker and workshop leader, engaging audiences on topics such as business innovation and creativity. She is also a published author and has written articles for Business Focus Magazine and Women in Natural Resources. She has been a guest on Business Innovators Magazine, an online radio show offering advice and guidance to business owners.

She joins Nelson Architects to support our growth into new markets.