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27 April 2017

Dalice Whatley Joins HOK’s Los Angeles Office as Director of Business Development

Dalice Whatley, Assoc. AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, has joined HOK as director of business development in Los Angeles.

In this role, Whatley will be integral to expanding HOK’s presence in Southern California, Arizona and Nevada. Working closely with each of the firm’s major business units and HOK’s international thought leaders, she will advance overall client development
Dalice Whatley_2017-276strategies and cultivate strong client relationships.

“Dalice will help HOK strengthen our commitment to client service and our position as a design leader in the Southern California market,” said Alicia Wachtel, marketing principal for HOK’s Los Angeles office. “We are thrilled to welcome her.”

“I am delighted to join the incredible team at HOK,” added Whatley. “I look forward to working with all of our people in Los Angeles to continue to expand our work in key markets, develop our practice and strengthen our profile.”

Whatley brings more than 25 years of experience focused on business development, sustainable design and management strategies for several prominent global architecture and design firms. Her experience spans the corporate, commercial, civic, healthcare, higher education, aviation and hospitality markets.

She has a Bachelor of Science in Design from Arizona State University’s College of Architecture & Environmental Design and has completed additional studies at the University of Arizona, UC Berkeley, Stanford University and the University of Oxford.

Whatley is associated with professional organizations including the American Institute of Architects, International Interior Design Association, American Society of Interior Designers, NAIOP and CoreNet.