Professional Profile: Helen Herrick 2022

Helen Herrick

Name: Helen Herrick

Title: Director, Architect

Company: MBH Architects

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Phoenix, AZ

Education: Bachelor of Arts – Architecture / Master of Urban Planning from the University of Washington Seattle

First job: Packaging Cartons

First job in real estate or allied field: Designer at Mahlum & Nordfors

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I’m now at MBH Architects’ NYC office and am looking forward to growing the firm.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Walking home is a great transition after the workday and is my time to get inspired by NYC.

Favorite book or author: Ruth Reichl

Favorite movie: “School of Rock”

Favorite streaming series: “Ted Lasso” and “Ozark”

One word to describe your work environment: Open

Rules to live by in business: Ask, listen to the answer, make a decision and proceed

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Italian with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) I would love to create a business turning discarded retail waste into beautiful, useful things.