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Cherise Lakeside, CSI, CDT


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30 years experience in the Portland, Oregon Architectural/Engineering Design community including Specifications, Standards, Business Management, Marketing, Contract Administration, Quality Control, Project Delivery Education, Speaking, Blogging, Social Media and Financial Management.

I am especially interested in helping young/emerging professionals take it to the next level and improving communication and coordination between the Architect and consulting engineers for a better project outcome.

My current passion project is as co-founder of, a website dedicated to bringing all disciplines in the built environment together to find positive, collaborative and forward thinking solutions to the problems we face every day in our work.

I am actively involved at multiple levels of the Construction Specifications Institute. They call me the #CSIKraken.