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Jeannye LaVerne Dudley

Title: Senior Laboratory Planner
Company: WSP USA
Location: Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States

Jeannye LaVerne Dudley, a senior laboratory planner at WSP USA, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of architecture.

Driven by a passion for creating functional spaces, Ms. Dudley has distinguished herself through her role at WSP USA, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional service firms. In this capacity, she is responsible for liaising with clients – primarily scientists – in order to translate their specific needs into enclosed laboratories that can best accommodate their research. Prior to holding her current position, she previously served in similar roles at various prominent organizations, including EYP, Stanley Beaman & Sears, the Preston Partnership LLC, Cooper Carry, Heery International, and TVS. Throughout the course of her career, she is most proud to have availed herself in collaboration with several worthwhile projects, including for the design phase of a $90 million engineering innovation center. 

While coming of age, Ms. Dudley’s father served as a member of the military, requiring her to travel frequently and attend different schools every year. During this time, she observed an incredible diversity of structures, buildings, monuments and more, inspiring a longstanding fascination for the field of architecture. After attaining a Bachelor of Science in Architecture in 1988 from the Georgia Institute of Technology, she went on to attain a Master of Architecture at Clemson University in 2000. In accounting for her subsequent success, she largely attributes the mentorship she received from her professors and family, as well as the blessing of an incredible and nurturing community. Looking toward the future, Ms. Dudley hopes to encourage more women to enter the field of architecture, as well as take on more complex and challenging projects. 

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