DLR Group has expanded the firm’s Higher Education studio by adding Danile DeBoo, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, as the new Higher Education Leader in the northeast. She is responsible for building client relationships, generating revenue, and identifying opportunities to partner with colleges and universities to meet their short and long-term built environment goals. DeBoo brings 25 years experience in the planning, programming, and design of progressive educational spaces that embrace the whole student and faculty experience. Her portfolio includes the development of campus master plans, as well as the design of progressive research, educational, laboratory and healthcare environments. She practices from the firm’s New York location and leads a team of designers serving higher education clients in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Vermont. DeBoo earned her Bachelor of Science from Georgia Institute of Technology and her Masters in Architecture from Pratt Institute. She is actively involved in the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), American Institute of Architects, and the Lean Construction Institute. As a past co-chair of the Lean Construction Institute NYC Chapter, DeBoo promotes Lean principles and processes for team building, problem solving and value driven solutions.