Principal, Project Facilitator, LEED AP

Linda Herman is recognized as an exceptional, outcome-oriented team leader with strong organizational and problem-solving skills. A trusted advisor who “tells it like it is,” she is equally skilled at building consensus as resolving conflicts. She keeps the big picture top of mind, while tracking all the details of complex projects, to meet her client’s goals and expectations. Her main mission is to ensure a successful project for everyone – the client, design team and contractor. To achieve this, Linda leads a results-oriented process, bringing out the best in everyone and creating a disciplined yet enjoyable project experience.

A pragmatic organizer by nature and an expressive design devotee at heart, Linda’s guidance and expertise brings balance to each project’s process, and benefits its strategy, process, tenor, cost, schedule and resulting beauty. Her background in design education and practice is unique in the industry, enabling Linda to proficiently discuss aesthetics and the design process related to functional goals, providing a unique means of streamlining client understanding and decision-making.

Linda is a Certified Senior Co-housing Facilitator, a LEED Accredited Professional and an Allied member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). She has completed the USC Ross Program in Real Estate offered by the Bay Area Council. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Academy of Art University.

“Linda is a skilled collaborator—she keeps abreast of all the issues, works to keep the project moving forward, and keeps all the parties informed. Early on in the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market project Linda recognized the shared critical interest in its success, and was well-focused on directing the project toward that result by facilitating a clear and useful process, and building consensus among all parties.”

Pamela Duffy

Attorney, Coblenz, Patch, Duffy & Bass {San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market project}