Director of Workplace Strategy/Senior Project Manager
Valerie Jardon is a Senior Project Manager and acting Director of Workplace Strategy for BOX Studios in Chicago, IL. She has 12 years of experience working in all phases of commercial interior design from pre-design and programming through construction administration and has spent an equal amount of time in the public and private sectors. Valerie holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Illinois Institute of Art in Interior Design, is NCIDQ certified and holds her LEED AP ID+C accreditation. In addition, Valerie is a Fitwel Ambassador and has dedicated many hours to expanding her knowledge base on wellness and well-being; having completed the online MOOC The Science of Happiness through Berkley University in 2017 and recently became a member of the Global Women for Well-being Organization. Valerie is also the author of a comprehensive whitepaper called “Happiness by Design: Multi-sensory Wellness Spaces” and she works directly with clients who want to implement wellness initiatives into their spaces. In her downtime she loves traveling, finding adventures and seeking out artistic experiences. She has been married 17 years and has 2 teenage daughters that share her love for adventure and passion for life.