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4/23/20, 3pm - 4pm

*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program; please continue to register.*

Please join us in this webinar to participate in a panel discussion of HR experts representing New York City architecture firms, followed by a robust Q&A. The panelists, who work in small, medium, and large firms, will discuss HR issues impacting the profession, including:

  • Policies for remote working and emotional impact on employees
  • New local, state, and federal legislation
  • Policies on compensation reduction, furloughs, and/or layoffs
  • Plans for reopening the office with COVID-19 considerations
  • Possible futures for the workforce

Sarah Capichioni, Operations Manager, Adjaye Associates
Joel Peterson, SHRM-SCP, Associate Director of Human Resources, KPF
Shannon Rodriguez, Human Resources Director, Principal, FXCollaborative 

About the Speakers

Sarah Capichioni is the Operations Manager for the New York branch of Adjaye Associates, an internationally acclaimed architecture and design studio. Dedicated to ensuring both performance and the wellness of the NY team, Sarah oversees all aspects of Human Resources and Operations including recruiting, onboarding, training, employee relations, performance management, workers compensation, benefits, and safety.

Joel Peterson, SHRM-SCP, is the Associate Director of Human Resources at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), a global architectural design firm based in New York City. Peterson has worked in the AEC industry as an HR leader for 14 years helping “build the people who build the buildings.”

Shannon Rodriguez joined the firm in 2005 and is FXCollaborative’s Human Resources Director. She is one of the firm’s “go-to” people for direction, guidance, and mentorship, and is responsible for performance management, mentoring and training programs, employee relations, recruiting, staffing, and benefits administration. Rodriguez has been instrumental in helping to establish FXCollaborative’s diversity + inclusion initiatives and is an advocate for all employees.

Organized by
AIA New York
4/23/20, 3pm - 4pm
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