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Kelly Brown, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (view letter)

"The decision to hire 720 design was based on Ms. Arndt's experience and expertise with libraries of all types, her willingness to listen to our specific needs and to incorporate them, and her personality. While the latter might sound trivial, we felt it was of the utmost importance to work with someone to whom our students and faculty could easily relate during focus groups."

Steven Conway, Texas A&M University At Galveston (view letter)

"Ms. Arndt has a very good grasp of use patterns and requirements of library users, and at the same time, the constraints and restrictions of library administration. Design recommendations are articulate and well documented in a final product which is a segmented approach to whole library renovation."

Joy Bolt, Georgia Gwinnett College (view letter)

"In addition to your creative vision I would also like to praise your business ability. Your vast experience in working with state contract vendors was a huge plus in seeing this project through. Also your skills in managing such a large FF&E budget and getting some amazing pieces in place only attests to this ability."

Amanda Taylor, Director Concordia Parish Library (view letter)

"Ms. Arndt is an absolute delight to work with. She has wonderful innovative ideas that will make your library a showplace. She understands the budget and financial limitations and will still provide beautiful choices. Ms. Arndt also understands the care and maintenance of the suggested products."

Magda Sossa, Assistant Director DeKalb County Libraries (view letter)

"Without a doubt, [Maureen’s] understanding and appreciation of libraries, their functionality and role in the community was immediately apparent. But beyond her knowledge, I recommend to you her ability to allow for decision making among diverse groups of people with different priorities, points of view and knowledge of building processes."

James Karney, Director Waco McLennan County Library (view letter)

"Ms. Arndt's experience and specialization in library buildings provides her with insight and knowledge of library trends, furnishings, technology and workflow that contribute to project success. Maureen's eye for style is to not put it too simply, is amazing."

Patricia Husband, Assistant Library Director East Baton Rouge Parish Library (view letter)

"Your contribution of time and talent and your willingness to share your knowledge with our group has enlightened several of our association leaders about the importance of green building. The information you shared gives us yet another way to demonstrate good stewardship of our patrons' tax dollars."

Patricia Jackson, President Jackson A&E construction managers. (view letter)

"Ms. Arndt’s experience and insight with library projects from the early stages of design allowed her to guide the process through site selection and programming along with staff and community meetings for t his project. During the design process she was instrumental in providing a library that is beautiful, durable and most importantly functional."