PAVE Announces 2019 Rising Star Finalists

Hollywood, Fla. (November 13, 2019) The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is pleased to announce the three finalists for the 2019 Rising Star Award. The award was created in 2007 to recognize the achievements of individuals who have demonstrated talent, vision, and implementation in the retail environments industry. These emerging leaders anticipate client needs, motivate a team, transform the simple into the extraordinary, and inspire the consumer.
2019 Rising Star Award Finalists    
Anna Leach, Associate Vice President, CallisonRTKL
Randi Lawrence, Associate, CallisonRTKL
Raphael Sorcio, Project Director, Bednark Studio
The award presentation and announcement of the winner will take place Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, during the 23rd edition of the PAVE Annual Gala.
2019 Rising Star Award Judges
Jennifer Acevedo, Editor-in-Chief, VMSD
Bill Goddu, Chief Brand Ambassador, Green Cloud: an eie brand, serving cannabis
Nancy Jackson, Chief Creative Officer, Architectural Systems Inc.
Zaiba Mian, Professor, Humber College
Pirkko Lucchesi, AIA, LEED AP, Architect, B+N Industries
About PAVE,
Founded in 1992, the Planning and Visual Education Partnership's (PAVE) objective is to encourage students to study in the field of retail design and planning and visual merchandising. Additionally, PAVE seeks to encourage retail management, store planners, visual merchandisers, architects, and manufacturers to interact with and support design students. These objectives are accomplished through competitions, projects, seminars, workshops, and grants and scholarships funded by the annual Gala and other fundraising activities. PAVE is a 501(c)(3) educational foundation.