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AECOM appoints Karon Campbell-Trader Strategy+ practice leader

AECOM appoints Karon Campbell-Trader Strategy+ practice leader

 September 23, 2021

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AECOM has announced that Karon Campbell-Trader has joined the firm as its Strategy+ practice leader in the Southeast. Based in Atlanta, Karon will provide strategic advisory and management consulting services to support AECOM’s clients in developing and executing their transformational business strategies. 

“Karon’s twenty years in the design and commercial workplace industries is invaluable for our Strategy+ group,” says Mark Whiteley, global leader of AECOM’s Strategy+ practice. “She will help the team advance forward-thinking projects across numerous areas including environmental, social, and governance; equity, diversity, and inclusion; facilities planning; and real estate investment.”

A background in architecture and interiors 

Karon's background is in architecture and interiors, with expertise in corporate strategy, change management, strategic planning, and business transformation. Before joining AECOM, she worked at various architectural firms and contract furniture dealers and manufacturers in the Atlanta area.

She specializes in managing key accounts and delivering thought leadership across the higher education, healthcare, and corporate markets for both private and public sector clients. 

Joining AECOM is an exciting opportunity,” says Karon. “I’m looking forward to working with the Strategy+ team across all AECOM business lines to strengthen the practice, provide innovative services, identify and solve business challenges, and expand the value we bring to clients.”

An impressive leadership career

Karon attended Purdue University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business, and University of Florida, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in interior design.

She is a member of the International Interior Design Association’s Georgia chapter and currently serves as its continuing education leader. She previously served as the chapter’s vice president for professional development.

Implementing innovative enterprise solutions

Strategy+ is AECOM’s design-led management consulting group, operating at the intersection of business transformation, communications strategy, and place-making.

Using creative design processes, Strategy+ conceives and implements innovative enterprise solutions that elevate investments, enhance engagement, and improve experiences for institutions, industry, and government.

Advance your leadership career at AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, AECOM employees solve complex challenges.

AECOM teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through their unrivaled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. 

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