Kathryn Thiele, AIA, CSI, CDT, Founder and CEO of Buildstock, chairs the AIANY Emerging New York Architect Committee, where she helped to launch the AIANY TORCH Mentorship Program, a scholarship program, and hosts many events. Thiele is a licensed architect with over 10 years of experience in ground-up construction for high-rise buildings. Launched in January 2022, her company Buildstock recently closed its pre seed funding round and is actively hiring and working towards a 2023 Q1 live release with customers. AIA