Principal, Mayor + Kennedy Architects
Sloane Mayor, AIA, NCARB, is a principal of Mayor + Kennedy Architects, which was formed in 2019. Born and raised in Hanover New Hampshire, she fundamentally understands the culture and climate of the Upper Valley. She has practiced architecture in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, and before joining Chris Kennedy to form Mayor and Kennedy Architects, she headed a sole practice in Lebanon, New Hampshire from 2009 to 2018.
Mayor provides extensive leadership in client communication and building design. She is an expert in high-performance building technology and remains on the forward edge of sustainable design and construction by continuing to be passionate about the integration of design, technology, energy efficiency, and affordability.
As an active community volunteer, Mayor is currently president-elect on the board of directors of AIA New Hampshire, the Town of Hanover Building Code Advisory Board, and the Parent Leadership Council at Roger Williams University. Prior volunteer roles include serving as a director on various boards including the AVA Gallery and Art Center where she served as board chair for three years and director for three years, the Augusta, Maine Children’s Museum, and the University of Maine at Augusta’s “Forum-A.” She has advocated for walkable and bikeable communities through her service on the Town of Hanover’s Bike and Pedestrian Committee and Safe Routes to School Committee. Mayor also coached youth soccer in Hanover for seven years.
Mayor received her bachelor's, cum laude, with a major in architecture from Wellesley College in 1987, which included taking courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Syracuse University in Florence, and Trinity College in Rome, Italy. In 1993 she received a master’s in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.