Rashana Zaklit, Senior Associate at Gensler, Design Director, Hospitality Studio

Rashana is a Senior Associate at Gensler with over 16 years of experience specializing in luxury hospitality design.  She co-leads the San Francisco Hospitality team of 20 talented architects and interior designers and is the Regional Practice Area Leader working to grow the Northwest region’s Interior Design practice. Rashana’s strong background in design enhances her teams’ ability to provide innovative design solutions appropriate for each client, including large hotel operators such as St. Regis, Four Seasons, Hyatt and Marriott. Her attention to detail, thought leadership, and project dedication make her a sought-after leader within Gensler’s Hospitality design practice. Rashana has been recognized by Hospitality Design Magazine’s Wave of the Future 2020 list and their 15 Inspiring Women Raise the Bar 2021 list.  She is a graduate of California State University of Long Beach with a BFA in Interior Architecture.

Projects: Boutique Hotel Denver AC Marriott, Santa Clara AC Marriott, Sunnyvale Loews Boston Back Bay M Social Hotel AC Marriott Palo Alto Cartwright Hotel, San Francisco Hotel San Luis Obispo Loews Ventana Canyon Resort Loews Coronado Bay Resort Korean Airline- Skyteam Lounge at LAX Ihilani Resort and Spa, Oahu, HI. 5 Star Hotel Four Season’s Hotel, Spa and Wellness Center, Westlake Village, CA. Kahala Resort and Spa, Honolulu, HI. La Punta Papagayo, Costa Rica Loews, Hollywood Hotel Panama City Center, Panama Playa Pelicano, Costa Rica St. Regis Princeville Resort, Kauai HI

Publications: Selected & Featured on Cover of Boutique Design Magazine for Boutique 18- 2014 “Impact Players” Issue Featured on Cover of Boutique Design Magazine for Sustainable Design Hospitality Lighting Magazine Radical Innovations Project Submission Published