Kay Sargent, ASID, IIDA, CID, LEED AP, MCR.w, WELL AP, is a senior principal and director of HOK’s WorkPlace practice. Based in Washington, D.C., she leads diverse project teams that solve clients’ business and organizational challenges related to real estate business process, strategic planning, workplace strategy and change management.
With more than 30 years of experience, Kay is a recognized expert on workplace design and strategy issues. She has worked with several Fortune 500 companies to optimize their global real estate portfolios and create innovative work environments.
In 2017, CoreNet Global named Kay to serve a three-year term on its board of directors.
Kay is on the board of trustees for the ASID Foundation, on the leadership team of IFMA’s WE Workplace Evolutionaries, and on the advisory boards of Work Design Magazine, PaletteApp and Virginia Tech. She has served on the international boards of IIDA, ASID, NCQLP, IFI and NCIDQ, and is an active member of ASID, IIDA, CoreNet Global and IFMA. Kay has authored numerous articles and white papers, and has spoken about workplace design at CoreNet, IFMA and other industry events. CoreNet has honored her with the Luminary Award two times for being a top-rated speaker, and she was the top-rated presenter at Tradeline, Inc.’s Space Strategies 2015 conference.