Kali Bonnell fell in love with building at a young age. Her plan to be an architect shifted upon exploring the building science program at Auburn University. That ignited Kali’s passion of building, and she has never looked back.
Kali works with others to create an environment that fosters professional growth, innovation, and camaraderie. She works with DPR teams and clients to understand the needs of the business unit and partner with them and design teammates to bring visions to life.
Kali is excited to lead the Atlanta business unit and have the opportunity to surround herself with some of the best problem solvers who are passionate about building great things in Atlanta and beyond.
Role: Business Unit Leader, Atlanta
Favorite DPR core value: Integrity
What Kali loves about construction: I love working with our project teams, clients, design teams and trade partners to bring a collective vision to life. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing the hard work of so many come to fruition.
First job: I worked at a dry cleaner, but I quickly moved on to the service industry as soon as I turned 16.
Desired superpower: Teleportation, I would love to zap and be somewhere in no time!
Best vacation spot: Anywhere in the world, if I have my family with me. Thailand, Cartagena, and Dubrovnik are our favorite spots so far.
Favorite subject in school: Math
Advice to share: Everything you want is on the other side of fear.