Abbie supports the growth and development of CannonDesign global healthcare practice — focusing specifically on market differentiation, business growth and client engagement. Responsible for overseeing more than $2.5 billion in healthcare projects over the last 22 years, she’s become an expert at helping organizations rethink their strategies and facility investments to better respond to consumer expectations and achieve new levels of business success. Her passion lies in the realms of academic medicine and translational health sciences — helping institutions break down physical and cultural barriers to push innovation and medical breakthroughs forward.
Passionate about women’s issues and equality in the profession, Abbie consistently pursues opportunities to encourage diversity in all of its embodiments; she founded the Women’s Networking Dinners for working professional women within the healthcare industry, attended the 2017 Forbes Women’s Summit, and is dedicated to creating project teams that reflect the diverse organizations we work with. In 2009, Abbie was named to Building Design + Construction magazine’s “40 under 40” list of leaders in the industry, and in 2018, she spoke at the magazine’s Women in Design + Construction conference.