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Meet the 2022 AIA Trust Chair

Amy Slattery, AIA, is the 2022 AIA Trust Chair. Amy is the Founder and CEO of Odimo, a growing architecture practice based in Kansas City, Missouri which received the 2019 AIA Kansas City Firm of the Year Award. Odimo was also a Top 10 Finalist for the Greater Kansas City Chamber Small Business of the Year award in 2019 and recognized as the 12th Fastest Growing Company by Ingrams Magazine.

Amy was recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal as the Woman Who Means Business in 2020 and as a Next Gen Leader in 2018. She was honored by Engineering-News Record as a Midwest Top 20 under 40 in 2012 and was an American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Young Architects Award recipient in 2011. She is a past president of KC CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) and a founding board member of the Heart of America International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL).

Amy currently serves as Chair of the Kansas City ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative. She has held positions within the AIA on local, regional, and national levels and is a staunch design advocate in the Kansas City community, currently serving on the Riverfront Advisory Board for the Port Authority of Kansas City, the KC Rising Ideas Committee, and the University of Kansas School of Architecture Advisory Board.

The AIA Trust is honored to have Amy serve as the 2022 Chair as it seeks to expand its effectiveness in the year ahead.




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