Norris Design promotes Hicks to principal

M.R. Hicks

M.R. Hicks

M.R. Hicks was promoted to principal at Norris Design.

With more than 40 years of experience, Hicks has spent most of her career in the AEC industry in progressively responsible roles working with architects, engineers, landscape architects and planners. Before joining Norris Design, Hicks led the marketing teams at Gensler’s Denver office as well as R.W. Beck and OZ Architecture. Hicks joined the firm in 2015 and has since doubled the marketing team to support the firm’s growth across markets in Arizona, Colorado and Texas.

In her new role as principal, Hicks will continue to lead the marketing team at the firm in addition to project work with the company’s branding specialists.

Jennifer Hayes has been an editor with the CREJ since 2000. Jennifer covers multifamily and retail news in the Denver metro area plus all property types in Colorado Springs and Southern Colorado. She also covers the finance market as well as solicits bylines articles and is editor of the Health Care Properties Quarterly. Before joining the Colorado Real Estate Journal, Jennifer served as the assistant sports information director at Texas A&M-Commerce. She earned her bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Colorado and a master's degree in education from A&M-Commerce. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and son, learning the ways of being a hockey mom, sports, reading and baking.