Nancy Patterson

Company name
OpenAire, Inc.
Job title
Business Development

Short biography
Nancy is a business leader who has worked in the commercial entertainment field for over 25 years, with clients in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Her role involves building client, market and sales opportunities through a combination of business development and design expertise. As the Director of Design & Business Development for OpenAire, Nancy’s architectural background and business acumen allow her to align architects, developers and project owners with the right solution to benefit their project market and goals. Nancy is at heart a problem solver and big picture thinker. Whether it’s finding opportunities for expanded service offerings, project specific programming, budgeting, partnerships, planning, design, construction milestones or simply brainstorming new concepts and ideas, Nancy helps bring successful, profitable projects to life. In addition to serving as Business Development Director across a successful project portfolio of companies, projects and clients, day-to-day, Nancy also leads the strategic growth and development of corporate undertakings including; new sales, marketing and new business ventures/alliances. She is an active member of a variety of volunteer committees within the IAAPA community and has a variety of published industry articles, courses for the AIA (American Institute of Architects) and more to her name. Nancy holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Carleton University and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at University of Western Ontario.