As Compass Venture’s In-House Architect, Dakota is an enthusiastic designer who strives to simplify and enhance people’s interaction with the built environment. She excels at coming up with creative solutions to design needs to meet Compass’s timeline expectations (Translation: She is quick like a fox!). Dakota enjoys walking everyone through the design and construction process. Her experience includes a variety of projects including custom residences, commercial buildings, historic renovations, industrial buildings, and affordable housing.
A graduate of The University of Tennessee School of Architecture in 2013, Dakota received her State of Tennessee Architectural license in 2019. Dakota is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
Dakota enjoys spending time with her two kiddos and husband. She loves spending time outdoors and gardening. She enjoys being involved in the Deaf Community which her son is part of and jumps at the opportunity to serve her community as needed.