CHICAGO — August 15, 2022 — NELSON Worldwide, award-winning architecture, design, and strategy firm, welcomes Robert Cohoon as Technical Leader – Workplace. Robert will work alongside workplace project teams in the Central Region in a technical leadership role to coordinate drawing/document production and implement firmwide drawing standards. Robert will also provide oversight of matters related to code compliance and guide consultants through the design process while coordinating aspects of the construction process.

“Robert’s extensive knowledge of construction technicalities and his successful project portfolio makes him a critical addition to the NELSON team,” says Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at NELSON Worldwide, John “Ozzie” Nelson Jr. “We are thrilled to welcome Robert to the team and excited to witness him mentor and guide teams both regionally and nationwide.”

Robert brings an analytical and problem-solving approach to every project. He is passionate about design, inspired by the architecture around him, and motivated by the beauty and functionality of the built environment. For most of his career, Robert focused on the technical aspects of projects, drawing standards, code compliance, and construction coordination. Robert is excited to work with teammates nationwide on projects that exhibit creativity.

“What drew me to NELSON was their collaborative approach to project development,” says Robert. “NELSON is a firm that works with a network of experts throughout all locations to bring the best solutions to each project. In my new role, I will bring an elevated level of expertise to deliver successful projects while developing the skills and understanding of my teammates.”

Robert has an extensive background working domestically and internationally on nearly every project sector, including corporate, workplace, high technology, K-12 education, higher education, healthcare, aviation, and high-rise residential. He enjoys mentoring young professionals and sharing his knowledge and experience with teammates to help develop their skills and careers—a quality he will fully apply in his new role at NELSON.



About NELSON Worldwide

NELSON Worldwide is an award-winning firm transforming all dimensions of the human experience through architecture, interior design, graphic design, and brand strategy services. With more than 800 teammates spread across 20 offices, the firm’s collective network provides strategic and creative solutions that positively impact where people work, serve, play, and thrive. The team combines industry knowledge, service expertise, and geographic reach to deliver projects across the country and around the world. Client partnerships across the NELSON network include: Hilton, Macy’s, Comcast, Simon Property Group, Prologis, Yum! Brands, Boston Consulting Group, T-Mobile, Emory Healthcare, SAP Fieldglass, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Kroger, Hyatt, Bayer, Target, and many more.