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Christopher Ganiere

Christopher Ganiere

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Christopher's work combines: Design, Government, and Working with Others

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Day In The Life

Senior Project Manager

I draw and coordinate consultants to create architecture.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree


    University of Southern California

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be an Architectural and Engineering Managers:

Bachelor's Degree: Architecture

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    First I decided that I wanted to pursue architecture.

  • 2.

    So I took some community college architecture classes.

  • 3.

    Later I enrolled in USC School of Architecture.

  • 4.

    After graduation I started working in the industry.

  • 5.

    Then I bounced around a couple of companies.

  • 6.

    Then I focused in on becoming more professional.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Teachers:

    You should think about another major. You have no design sense.

  • How I responded:

    There are many paths in architecture once you have your degree. Not everyone becomes a designer. Many designers never become licensed architects.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • I overcame it by going to a multi-day leadership training seminar. I had the support and encouragement of mentors and spouse. I listened to Manager-Tools podcast.