SSOE Group’s Lauren Collier Promoted to Director of Project Technology

TOLEDO, Ohio, August 30, 2022 – SSOE Group (, an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is proud to announce the promotion of Lauren Collier, Associate AIA, to Director of Project Technology.

Collier started her career at SSOE more than 15 years ago as an architect in training who transitioned to technology taking on the role of BIM / VDC Technical Specialist. In this position, she specialized in the research and development of current and future architectural software and worked on advancements in BIM technologies. Since joining the firm, she has held positions of increasing responsibility including Technical Leader, BIM / CAD; Section Manager, Design Technology; Section Manager, VDC Global Initiatives; and most recent Department Manager, VDC Global Initiatives before her promotion to Director of Project Technology.

In Collier’s new role, she is responsible for leading the innovative and operation-focused technology division. She manages a multidisciplinary team of VDC leaders, DevOps, and data-driven practitioners. In conjunction with other leaders, Collier is tasked with guiding SSOE’s focus on technology, along with people and processes, driving operational efficiency and leading-edge differentiation in the AEC Industry.

“Lauren’s leadership has been pivotal in implementing technology throughout SSOE through both BIM 360 and ACC, and other technology improvements such as automation. Her passion lies in Lean, continuous improvement, and innovative model / data use to develop solutions for design and construction operations, and it most certainly shows in her everyday accomplishments. In just 15 short years, she has established herself as a go-to leading technologist and thought leader in the industry. SSOE is fortunate to have Lauren leading us into the ever-evolving technological future.” said Scott Thompson, Vice President of Technology at SSOE.

Collier received her Master of Architecture from the Savannah College of Art and Design and a Bachelor of Art and Architecture from Miami University. Over the past several years, Collier has presented at numerous conferences including several at Autodesk University, and is also a published thought leader in well-known industry-leading publications such as Building Design + Construction and Engineering News-Record, ARCHITECT Magazine, Area Development, Lab Manager, and Plant Engineering.

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About SSOE Group

As an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, SSOE is known for delivering unparalleled client value that advances the AEC industry. They have been named a “Great Workplace” (Great Place to Work®) and one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” (BD+C).

Over the company’s 75-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to high-tech and general manufacturing clients in the semiconductor, automotive, battery, food, chemical, and glass industries. SSOE also provides forward-thinking design across healthcare and general building sectors such as corporate workplace, education, and judicial—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

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