Melissa Bennett

LEO A DALY — an international architecture, engineering, planning and interiors firm — has hired Melissa Bennett, AIA, as market sector leader for education. She will be in charge of strategy, business development and design excellence for education projects in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Bennett brings 30 years of experience working with variety of public and private institutions of higher education, and has a particularly deep expertise in academic libraries and campus planning. She serves in leadership roles in the American Library Association, the Society of College and University Planning, CREW Women in Real Estate and the American Institute of Architects. Prior to joining LEO A DALY, she worked at Dewberry as a program manager for federal architecture projects.