Anastasia Huggins named to Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions Leadership Class

Anastasia Huggins, AIA is among the class of 46 Kansas City leaders who were accepted into the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions Leadership Program. Centurions is an intensive, two-year leadership development program focused on preparing greater Kansas City’s future leaders. The Centurions leadership class is composed of dynamic professionals from businesses large and small, as well as area nonprofit organizations.

Anastasia is project architects based in Kansas City. Her experience covers a broad variety of project types, from large corporate headquarters to small exhibition spaces. She has a deep passion for sustainability, for design and for making the built environment a healthy and engaging place to be. Her recent projects at BNIM include work on the Washington University parking garage, a project for the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, and BNIM’s office space at Crown Center.

Anastasia earned her Bachelor of Architecture from Kansas State University.

Centurions spend two years immersed in the study of critical area issues and initiatives such as poverty, crime, education, biosciences, alternative energy, arts and entrepreneurship. The program places great emphasis on the importance of involvement with local charitable organizations through regular volunteer efforts. Each spring, the group travels to a metropolitan area in the United States to learn how that community is dealing with issues Kansas City also faces, such as economic development, transportation, etc.