Kirk is one of three Firmwide Leaders of Gensler’s Sports practice and a Senior Associate in the Los Angeles office. Since joining the firm in 2011, Kirk has focused on recruiting talented sports design professionals, and has actively engaged in the operations and growth of the Sports Practice Area, which spans across three hub offices. Kirk is a registered architect with more than 20 years of experience working in architecture and project management, professional sports, and real estate development projects ranging from NFL stadiums to ski resorts. He has managed several significant Gensler projects, including master plans and building projects for clients including TD Garden, the Detroit Lions, San Jose State University, the Cleveland Browns and the Philadelphia Eagles. He earned MBA and Master of Architecture degrees from Iowa State University and a Bachelors degree in Marketing from the University of Tulsa.