Debbie Kalisky

Associate, Retail Development

With over 20 years of cumulative experience within one of Canada‚Äôs most renowned design firms, Debbie has garnered an in-depth understanding of successful retail concepts and relevant design trends. She wears many hats at GH+A, from retail designer to business development executive to client liaison. Her aptitude at assessing broader commercial markets make her a natural candidate to promote GH+A’s expertise to the industry and to explore new ventures in the retail landscape. Debbie’s keen brand awareness and grasp of global consumer insights, both current and emerging, are key to GH+A’s growth strategy, and she continues to expand GH+A’s portfolio internationally and nationally. Debbie graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications, and subsequently from The International Design Academy in Chicago with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design.

Breakout Session: E-Tailer to Retailer: Is It Worth It?