Lauri Goodman Lampson President + CEO
“My focus is on gaining a deep understanding of the business and its strategy for success and then developing strategic workplace solutions that enable those goals."
As a workplace strategist and designer, Lauri lives at the intersection of business and design. For nearly 30 years, Lauri has helped clients reshape their workplace decision-making process by defining the strategic business objectives that can be enabled through innovative design solutions. As a thought leader in the design industry, her focus and passion lie in developing high performance workplaces that are best in class. Lauri serves as a trusted advisor to many of PDR’s clients, including ExxonMobil and Accenture, by anticipating their business needs and being acutely tuned to both their industry and the market.
As an award-winning Designer, Lauri has transformed businesses “through place” by aligning workplace strategies that solve key organizational issues. With a strong foundation in conceptual design, Lauri has led clients through the transition of workplace as a strategic asset in enabling their business goals.
Among her career accomplishments, Lauri spearheaded a High Performance Team workplace strategy during the transformation of a landmark department store in Wilmington, Delaware into corporate office space for Accenture. This strategy became the benchmark for Accenture’s Business Process workplaces.
She also authored “A Great Place to Work,” comprehensive design guidelines for ExxonMobil’s global Business Support Centers which would become instrumental in the organization’s ability to attract top global talent and maintain peak levels of productivity. This development is the foundation of ExxonMobil’s global workplace design criteria which delivers a truly balanced work environment that supports the business needs of the corporation, the group and the individual.
Lauri has led projects throughout North America and around the globe including Europe, Africa and South America.
Lauri is a Principal at PDR, is certified by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification and is a Registered Interior Designer in the State of Texas. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Houston.