Corinne is an experienced leader in architectural problem solving and planning services with a genuine talent for relating to people and a trusted partner of a larger team. She is focused on client-specific, functionally-based creative solutions that accommodate budget and space constraints.

With comprehensive experience responsibilities in the areas of project visioning, site/building analysis, equipment and space programming, layout and design development and project documentation and delivery, Corinne is at ease working with large groups and experienced as a consensus-builder, presenter and expert in the field.

Corinne has over 20 years of experience designing in Central Iowa and joined the SVPA team in 2017.


Academic Credentials & Certifications...

  • Licensed Architect in Iowa
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Iowa State University, 1993

Professional Highlights & Affiliations...

  • Architect, SVPA Architects Inc.
  • Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Member, International Facility Management Association (IFMA), Central Iowa Chapter
  • Past Board Director, AIA Iowa Board
  • LEED Accredited Professional, U.S. Green Building Council


  • Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Graduate, 2011


  • Board Director, Raccoon Valley Little League
  • Chartered Organization Member, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 61
  • Facility Planning Team, Youth Council Chairperson, Grace United Methodist Church

Current and Recent Project Work...

  • Nationwide 1100 Locust Interiors, Des Moines, IA
  • Principal, Des Moines, IA (with previous employer)
    • Campus Master Plan & Programming
    • Campus Master Plan & Programming
    • 750 Park Programming, Planning & Building Renovation
    • 801 Grand Programming, Planning & Building Renovation
    • 711 High Programming, Planning & Building Renovation
    • 655 9th Building Planning & Occupancy Planning
    • Airport Hangar Building Renovation
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Des Moines, IA (with previous employer)
    • Multi-site Consolidation to New Corporate Headquarters
  • World Food Prize, Des Moines, IA (with previous employer)
    • Hall of Laureates Building Renovation