With more than 25 years of experience in every facet of real estate development and construction, and a B.S. in architecture from the University of Virginia, Beth Resetco understands the interplay between real estate and design professionals. This awareness not only gives her the rare ability to anticipate developers’ and owners’ needs and wants, it makes her the ideal business development professional. Thanks to her broad scope of industry knowledge, she is a true advisor to our clients and instrumental in helping them develop and execute innovative and integrated commercial interior design strategies.
Before joining Mark Cook Associates, Beth’s work bridged real estate sectors ranging from multifamily and student housing to healthcare, higher education and office. Most recently, she spearheaded business development at engineering firms Kimley-Horn and Southland Industries, both noted for their innovative, practical and holistic design and construction solutions. At the latter, she expanded the firm’s healthcare client base, leading to an additional $1.6 million in revenue in less than a year.
Prior to her work at Southland, Beth spent a decade at the award-winning architecture, master planning and commercial interior design firm WDG, where she expanded the firm’s presence in design-build and higher education. She gained experience in the public development process and land planning in previous positions at McKissack & McKissack and Burgess & Niple respectively.
As commercial interior design becomes more complex, cost-driven and dependent on technology, sustainability and high-level collaboration, Beth’s skills and experience can help developers and owners understand how MCA’s unique—and holistic—way of doing business is not only effective and economical, it can drive project success. She excels at developing and implementing strategic initiatives that support clients’ priorities and foster collaboration among interior designers, architects and construction professionals.
Beth is actively engaged in the industry as a full member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), where she is the chairman of the Executive Conversations Committee and a selected member of the national Public Development and Infrastructure Council and the Health Leaders Network. She serves on the regional council of the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), and is a member of NAIOP. She served as president of the Northern Virginia Chapter of or Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).
Beth’s extraordinary skillset helps Mary Cook Associates serve its clients with experienced-based knowledge that spurs innovation and makes them a best-in-class partner—advantages that are enabling MCA to change the very nature of the commercial interior design industry. She is based in Washington, D.C., which serves as an outpost for MCA and makes access to the firm’s services, as well as the firm’s response time, more expedient.
When Beth isn’t devoting herself to business development efforts, you can find her training for her next triathlon, visiting wineries with her husband or volunteering for the local college scholarship fund.