EL Questionnaire 2019

Name: Elaina Burke 
Company: Architectural Resources Cambridge
Concentration: Education, Corporate, Wellness
College/University: New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University
Year(s) of Graduation: 2018

What is your strongest personal quality?: Loyal, Hardworking
What skill set are you most proud of professionally?: Proficient in numerous design programs, intuitive and sensitive to clients
What was your favorite toy when you were a kid?: My scooter, barbies
What do you hope to accomplish as an IIDA Emerging Leader?: I hope to get further insight into career opportunities within the industry and sustainable practices
What's your go to for de-stressing?: Wine and Netflix
Revit, CAD, or Sketchup?: Revit then SketchUp
Are you usually early or late?: Early (kids tend to make me late though)
What three things are in your bag?: Wallet, laser distance measurer, deck of cards
What is your favorite part of being an IIDA member?: Meeting other designers, learning opportunities and swag
Why did you choose to become an Interior Designer?: I am a business oriented creative person who feels a great need to help improve the lives of others. It wasn’t until I moved to Boston at 28 (11 yrs. ago) that I felt I could really pursue my dream. Seven years of grad school, 2 kids later I am now 7 months into my career!