Kahler Slater Proudly Announces Leadership Promotions

June 21, 2023

We are excited to announce leadership promotions to Principal and Associate Principal. Each individual has contributed strong leadership, strategic initiative, excellence in design, and service to our clients and the community. Our owners live Kahler Slater’s core values and bring passion to their work. Their promotions directly enhance our ability to leverage design to help clients reach their strategic business goals. 

Kim Bruffy, CID 
Principal, National Director of Business Development

From our Richmond office, Kim serves as National Director of Business Development for our Healthcare market and Richmond Office Leader. Kim is an accomplished leader with over 30 years of business development, project management, and interior design experience. Her ability to cultivate relationships with current and future clients has contributed directly to our significant growth within the Healthcare and Mid-Atlantic markets. 

Evelyn Freimann, AIA, WELL AP 
Associate Principal, Project Leader 

Evelyn is an accomplished and recognized project leader with a focus on highly complex projects including mixed-use, multifamily, and urban infill/adaptive-reuse projects.  She has a proven track record of efficient and thorough time and project management, from design conception through construction administration with attention to quality and detail.  She most recently completed the award-winning Hooper Corporation and is leading the delivery of several multi-family and hospitality projects.

Kelli Zaremba
Associate Principal, National Director of Business Development

Kelli serves as National Director of Business Development focusing on Residential, Hospitality, and Corporate markets across the country. Based in Kahler Slater’s Chicago office, Kelli is an expert at curating strategic partnerships with clients across multiple industries and locations. She is known within the architecture and interior design industry for her ability to authentically build relationships, grow brands, and articulate a client’s vision into the design process.