Steve is owner, architect, and design catalyst at Arocordis Design in Montpelier, VT. He practices high performance workplace, commercial and residential design while engaging greater community and sustainability concerns. He is building a practice notable for its values driven design process, focusing on building great work cultures through the power of design thinking.
Notable work includes multiple projects for National Life Group helping them modernize over 150,000 sf of offices and common spaces serving their complex of over 500,000 sf, the largest office building in Vermont. Other work includes projects for AllEarth Renewables, Rural Edge, The City of Montpelier. Formerly Steve acted as architect, project manager, and finally design director at Maclay Architects, an award winning Vermont architecture firm from 2001 to 2010. There Steve had leadership roles in design on a variety of important commercial, institutional, and residential commissions the firm took on. Before returning home to Vermont in 2001, Steve lived and worked in Denver, Colorado graduating from the University of Colorado College of Architecture and Planning, at Denver in 1992 where he worked for a variety of Denver firms on large scale commercial and institutional projects through 2001.
Do you want to increase employee engagement and productivity but aren’t sure how to get there? Do you want to more clearly understand the key trends that influence the shaping of an irresistible organization? Are you curious about how purpose, place, and passion come together to set the stage for high performing, engaged, thriving companies? Are you wondering how to attract and retain motivated and talented team members?
Join this session with expert speaker Stephen M. Frey for the latest design insights, and best practices to accelerate your organization’s irresistibility. By attending this session, you will start thinking differently and in a more integrative way about why aspiring to be a best place to work, and focusing on irresistibility scaled to your business, your market, and your capabilities, matters. You will learn how this mindset can transform companywide initiatives involving workplace design projects, external brand and internal culture building, lead to greater impact and setup long term performance, and success.
After attending this session, you will be able to bring back these insights and meet with other managers, executives and team members to discover and enrich your thinking about your core values, mission and purpose and how they integrate into your organizational culture.
You will discover what’s missing, and will learn to assess the steps you need to take in honing organizational and workplace design strategy. You will be able to identify key trends which must be considered in your next facility or office redesign project and how they shape your company’s irresistibility quotient and best place to work mindset.
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