V Brandy D LeMae

V. Brandy LeMae, LEED AP

Brandy is a founding partner, majority stock owner, and CEO of WORKSHOP8 and is responsible for the firm's strategic management. As Project Executive she provides contract negotiation and administration, high-level project oversight, specification preparation, and quality assurance.  As Creative Director she promotes the design of inspired spaces, effective branding, eye-catching graphics, and integrated art. For over 25 years, Brandy has overseen and managed a variety of project types including mixed-use, tenant improvements, retail, commercial, and office and provided branding, art and design services to businesses across the Front Range.

Brandy began working in the design management field after graduating Magna Cum Laude from CU Boulder with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Before co-founding VaST with Joseph Vigil, she served as Finance and Marketing Director for the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and then established blink creative, a boutique graphic design firm. Dedicated to green building, Brandy holds both a Green Points Building Professional designation and is a LEED Accredited Professional. She is also a Certified Kitchen Designer through the National Kitchen and Bath Association.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • WORKSHOP8 architecture interiors graphics — Boulder CO
    • CEO / Creative Director, 2010 to Present
  • VaST high-performance architecture & green design — Boulder CO
    • Vice President / Studio Manager, 2000 to 2010 
  • blink creative — Boulder, CO
    • Owner / Graphic Designer, 1999 to 2004
  • Sugoi Studios — Boulder CO
    • Owner, 1996 to 2000
  • Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art — Boulder, CO
    • Finance and Marketing Director, 1996 to 1998
  • Zeitgeist Graphic Design — Boulder, CO
    • Vice President / Studio Manager, 1994 to 1996

ACCREDITATIONS

  • Certified Kitchen Designer National Kitchen and Bath Association, 2009
  • Green Building Certificate Program Colorado State University, 2005
  • LEED Accredited Professional v2 US Green Building Council, 2004
  • Green Points Building Professional City of Boulder, 2000

EDUCATION

  • BACHELOR OF FINE ART Magna Cum Laude University of Colorado, Boulder, 1994 
  • INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIES Northern Arizona University, 1990 

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