Amanda Schneider, LEED AP, MBA, is a researcher, writer, and founder of Contract Consulting Group, a research-led strategy firm serving the contract interiors industry. Amanda is a strategic thinker with a strong background including industrial design, market research, product management, sales, and strategic launch practices with a breadth of furniture companies within the interiors industry. She is fueled by red wine, decaf coffee, and very little sleep.
Jim Graham is a founding partner of Seattle-based Graham Baba Architects. The firm is widely recognized for work that showcases the craft of building and that emphasizes the experience of space and place. Graham's work, and that of the firm, encompasses a wide range of project typologies including commercial design, residences, workplaces, and cultural spaces.