Associate AIA, NOMA
Rachell Morris is a Principal and Human Resources professional at ZGF Architects, where she serves as a cultural change agent for multiple offices, responsible for the design, implementation, and management of people-focused initiatives critical to the firm’s ability to innovate and deliver excellence in architectural design. Over the last 15 years, her responsibilities have involved leading the growth of the Los Angeles office, enhancing the workplace, and enriching the culture of the firm. It is with this conviction that she established ZGF's Diversity and Inclusion Advocacy Group (DIAG) in 2013. The Group’s mission is to celebrate diversity and advocate for inclusive work environments where all employees are valued and have the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential. Rachell has led the implementation of numerous people-focused initiatives, many of which have promoted a positive cultural change within the firm. She is also involved in multiple professional organizations, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), Vice Chair for the Annual Discovery Ball at the California Science Center, and she sits on the Board for the USC Architectural Guild. Rachell graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Hispanic Studies.