Irene offers varied experience in programming, design and project management for institutional facilities. Irene has completed hundreds of school projects ranging from Master Plans and Facilities Assessments, to High Schools, Stadia and District Service Facilities.

Irene has earned national recognition for her concentrated efforts in research and programming for educational environments. She has become one of the foremost industry experts in cutting-edge programming and design applications for high school facilities. She has served in leadership roles for national associations dedicated to educational environments, including serving as Chair for the Association for Learning Environments (formerly CEFPI).

Irene has been published in numerous educational facility publications, and she serves as one of the instructors on the A4LE Educational Facilities Course. She is married to Steve and has one son, Kyle, who is 12.