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Ware Malcomb Names Shannon Suess Director in Seattle Office

Ware Malcomb, an international design firm, announced Shannon Suess has joined the firm’s Seattle office as Director, Interior Architecture & Design. In this role, she will focus on the growth of the office’s Interior Architecture & Design practice, and overall business development within the Seattle market and beyond.

Suess brings more than 28 years of experience to Ware Malcomb. Her background includes design and project management roles with some of the world’s largest design firms on projects in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, as well as the United States.

Most recently she served as Principal at another Seattle design firm, where she spearheaded business development, conducted due diligence, and led interior architecture and design efforts for hospitality, retail, multifamily, and office projects.

Suess studied Interior Design at California State University, Long Beach, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Design from the ArtCenter College of Design. She also received a Commercial Real Estate Development Certification from the University of Washington.


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Jasmine Kilman is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, covering Chicago and greater Chicagoland, the Midwest, Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest. She covers industry trends, transaction deals, market research, and produces daily news stories. With experience in marketing and communications for academic nonprofits and corporate clients, including Hearst Media, Hilton, and Coldwell Banker, Kilman has written about commercial real estate, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), technology, healthcare, and philanthropy. She was born and raised in California and graduated with a degree in public relations. In her spare time, Kilman enjoys hiking and traveling to new locations with her family.