EL Questionnaire 2019

Name: Rachel Lodi
Company: Newman Architects
Concentration: Interior Design
College/University: University of New Haven
Year(s) of Graduation: 2018

What is your strongest personal quality?: My strongest personal quality is having the determination to work as hard as I can on any task assigned. 
What skill set are you most proud of professionally?: My time management skills, networking capabilities & the ability to easily collaborate others.
What was your favorite toy when you were a kid?: Bop-it!
What do you hope to accomplish as an IIDA Emerging Leader? I hope to incorporate everything I’ve learned from the meetings into my everyday life.
What's your go-to for de-stressing?: Different forms of exercise such as running, powerlifting & kick boxing.
Revit, CAD, or Sketchup?: Revit & CAD !!!
Are you usually early or late?: I am always at least 10 minutes early to everything.
What three things are in your bag?: Planner, pen & work shoes
What is your favorite part of being an IIDA member?: All the opportunity & connections IIDA offers at events & being a board member.
Why did you choose to become an Interior Designer?: Growing up, I loved to draw & paint.  I wanted to incorporate these creative skills into my everyday life & halfway through college I knew interior design was the right profession for me.