Minneapolis-based architectural design firm Cuningham Group has named Christine Cavataio as president and chief operating officer.

In her new role, Cavataio will oversee and collaborate with the leaders of each of Cuningham’s studios (Grow, Heal, Live, Work, Play) and practices (Strategy, Design + Performance, People, Business), working with Tim Dufault, the firm’s CEO, to guide the strategic vision for the firm.

Prior to joining Cuningham Group, Cavataio was with CannonDesign where she worked on the $2.1 billion Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal project. She is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects.