MILWAUKEE — Kahler Slater, an award-winning international architecture, interiordesign, environmental branding, and strategic advisory services firm, is pleased to announce thepromotion of Tracie Parent to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Parent will continue herresponsibilities as Chief Financial Officer and expand her duties to be a member of Kahler Slater’sExecutive Team which oversees the firm’s strategic direction and planning.
Having joined Kahler Slater in June 2020, the promotion is in recognition of Parent’s rapid and successfulability to bring a new level of measured performance to the firm’s operations.
“We are excited topromote Tracie to this new role,” states George Meyer, Chief Executive Officer. “She has alreadycontributed to the success of our firm, including helping to form our 2025 strategic plan, due to her strong understanding of strategy, operations, and our clients’ needs. We look forward to hercontributions in the years to come.”
As COO, CFO, and Vice President, Parent oversees the day-to-day operations of Kahler Slater’s fouroffices as well as providing executive direction to her team in finance, technology, and human resources.
As Vice President, she formally joins Kahler Slater’s 9-person Strategic Planning Team responsible for setting the long-term direction of the firm and overseeing Kahler Slater’s strategic plan.
Parent adds, “I am fortunate to work alongside of Kahler Slater’s collective of extremely talented and passionate individuals who have a strong vision for the future. Our strategic plan acknowledges our rich legacy, the current environment and our vision to continue to move boldly forward. I see this promotion as an exciting opportunity for me to personally contribute to our firm and our people as we promote innovation and efficiencies for Kahler Slater’s next phase of growth.”
Prior to joining Kahler Slater, Parent served in other creative industries including as Senior Director ofFinance at global experiential marketing agency, GMR Marketing, the Strategy and Operations Lead atAmazon Web Services in Seattle, and Director of Finance for Concurrency, Inc., a technology professional services firm.