Mrs. Bezanson has served as Director of Design with Crescent Communities since early 2016 with a focus on the design of mixed-use retail, office, and industrial developments, creating unparalleled places that enhance the way people live, work, and play. Her diverse project experience spans 16 years and includes over 4,000,000 built square feet and 8,000,000 planned square feet. Prior to joining Crescent, she was the Associate Director of Design at MSTSD in Atlanta, GA, where she led office, retail, mixed use, entertainment, and institutional projects, as well as master planning for urban and suburban projects. Mrs. Bezanson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture with highest honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology, including City and Regional Planning certificates of minor study specializing in Urban Law and Land Development. In addition, she holds a Master of Architecture degree from Clemson University and was awarded the Henry Adams Medal. Mrs. Bezanson is a registered architect (NCARB/Georgia), a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design + Construction. She dedicates time to Charlotte Lab School as a grant writer, guest lecturer, and STEM curriculum contributor. In addition, she leads Crescent’s support of Project Scientist, an educational program created to engage and empower girls with a passion, talent, and aptitude for STEM. Mrs. Bezanson previously chaired the Art Night fundraising initiative at The Children’s Circle at Myers Park United Methodist Church. She lives in Charlotte with her husband, daughter (11) and son (7).