Anne Kniffen, Principal, Corporate Interiors, Dallas, IIDA, RID, LEED ID+C. Anne had a 33-year career at lauckgroup before joining Perkins and Will, where she continues to focus on learning and connecting with her clients’ strategic business objectives. She is involved in both client development and account and project leadership. In addition, Anne is passionate about developing and mentoring young architects and designers. She comes from a family of engineers that also appreciated the arts. Her parents encouraged her to pursue her dreams, and always supported her creative tendencies. She changed her major from liberal arts to architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. While still a student, she was drawn to the specialty of Interior Architecture.