Sharon Lessard Senior Associate, Studio Director, Firmwide Retail Practice Area Leader, Gensler gensler.com

Sharon Lessard

Sharon is a Firmwide Retail Practice Area Leader, the International Vice President for the Retail Design Institute and a member of the VM&SD Editorial Advisory Board. She is an influencer of the customer experience, and has a reputation for introducing people to new thinking and problem solving through design.

Her creative direction combines discipline and intuition, and brings together people with varying perspectives to create unexpected experiences that inspire transformational connections. By combining physical, emotional and sensory elements, she brings a brand to life and ensures the customer is at the center of all decisions.