Rachel Fitzgerald, CLD, LC, IALD, LEED AP BD+C is the Discipline Lead for Lighting Design with global design firm Stantec. A graduate of the University of Colorado’s lighting program, she has nearly 20 years of experience providing exterior and interior lighting designs for hospitality, mixed-use, retail, corporate, civic, multi-family, transportation and site development projects. Rachel’s talent and commitment to the design of highly-sustainable and human-centric spaces has been recognized with more than three dozen design awards. Her drive to create a world where lighting plays a more impactful role manifests itself through her industry involvement. She is actively involved in regional and national organizations such as the IALD and is passionate about educating others on the power of quality lighting.