Office Director, SmithGroupJJR

Joyce Polhamus


Joyce Polhamus leads the San Francisco office of SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture and planning firms, garnering over 60 million dollars in revenue a year. She works to inspire innovation and advocate for policies to drive the cultural shift needed to create a workplace-of-choice environment. As one of six females on the SmithGroupJJR Board of Directors and a member of the firm-wide Women@SmithGroupJJR initiative, Joyce helps drive equity efforts across all 10 offices. In May 2015, Joyce was inducted into the AIA College of Fellows. She will be a featured at the upcoming 2016 AIASF/Equity by Design Symposium.