Susan M. Smith has thirty years of Design and Construction industry experience. Susan is Vice President of Client Development and Technical Services at Palacio Collaborative. In this capacity, Susan leads projects ranging from $1 Million to over $100 Million providing timely and accurate cost estimates.
A Registered Architect (RA) and Certified Professional Estimator (CPE), Susan has worked on numerous building types including Medical, Municipal, Government, Residential, Higher Education, Commercial, and Historic Preservation. Susan has a particular expertise for understanding the design goals very early in the process and has a particular talent for making cost savings suggestions that do not compromise the scope or design goals. Susan has earned both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. Susan Smith maintains great relationships with Clients and have worked with many of them for well over twenty years. It is in her role as Vice President of Client Development and Technical Services that Susan Smith continues to provide effective communication, an accurate work product, and unparalleled representation for the Owner in maximized building value.