NELSON Appoints Karen Dahlstrom as Director of Operations in Northwest Region

June 23
NELSON Appoints Karen Dahlstrom as Director of Operations in...

Following a series of strategic partnerships in Seattle, NELSON has appointed Karen Dahlstrom as Director of Operations for its Northwest region. Karen brings with her over 20 years of experience in the A/E/C industry.

“Karen’s comprehensive experience in addition to her leadership qualities make her a perfect fit for our team,” said Mia Marshall, Managing Principal, Northwest Region. “We look forward to working with her in order to expand our work within the region.”

Additionally, Director, Northwest Region, at Marvin Stein Associates, A NELSON Company, Steve Navarro commented, “With the addition of Karen in the Northwest, we are able to continue developing our practice while providing exceptional service to our clients.”

Karen is a member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and currently serves on the Past Presidents Council. Outside of work, she enjoys volunteering and is actively involved with the House of Hope, a shelter for homeless women.



NELSON is part of a global architecture, design, engineering, and consulting services organization with Teammates in 25 locations around the world and strong experience in a broad range of industries. NELSON works with more than 20 percent of the companies in Fortune 100. NELSON’s interior design practice is ranked in the top ten overall Interior Design “Design Giants”, and in the top 5 Giants focused on workplace design. For more information, visit

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