Regional Leadership

Kenneth P. Baker

Regional Managing Principal

+1 202.721.5247

 |  LinkedIn » As Managing Principal of Gensler’s North Central Region and past Co-Managing Principal of Gensler’s Southeast...

Office Leadership

Todd Heiser

Managing Director, Principal

+1 312.577.7089

 |  LinkedIn » Todd is a Co-Managing Director of Gensler’s Chicago office. His leadership showcases more than 20 years of...

Brian Vitale

Managing Director, Principal

+1 312.577.6574

 |  LinkedIn » As a Co-Managing Director of Gensler’s Chicago office, Brian is always striving to “find the poetic in the...


Aleksandar Sasha Zeljic

Studio Director, Design Director, Regional Practice Area Leader, Principal

+1 312.577.7135

 |  LinkedIn » With over 24 years of experience across a wide range of complex, high-profile projects, including the...

Andre Brumfield

Cities & Urban Design Leader, Design Director, Principal

+1 312.577.6534

 |  LinkedIn » Andre is a global leader of Gensler’s Cities & Urban Design practice. A Design Director in the firm’s...

Benjy Ward

Global Design Experience Leader, Principal

+1 312.386.2945

Benjy Ward is a Global Leader for Design Experience and a principal in Gensler’s Chicago office whose 25 years...

Brett Charles Taylor

Project Director, Principal

+1 312.577.7158

 |  LinkedIn » As a regional leader within Gensler’s Developer practice, Brett brings deep expertise in managing complex...

Eric Gannon

Project Director, Principal

+1 312.386.3639

 |  LinkedIn » As a Principal and Project Director, Eric made his career in redefining the design process from the perspective...

Grant C. Uhlir

Global Director of Large Projects, Principal

+1 312.577.6557

 |  LinkedIn » In his role as Global Director of Large Projects, Grant brings a strategic design focus coupled with proven...

Helen Hopton

Studio Director, Principal

+1 312.386.3627

 |  LinkedIn » With a career in workplace environments that spans more than 25 years, Helen has managed projects ranging from...

Jason Pugh

Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Design Manager, Principal

+1 312.386.3604

 |  LinkedIn » As the Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Jason promotes Gensler’s commitment to its...

Jim Prendergast

Design Director, Principal

+1 312.386.2974

 |  LinkedIn » A Principal and Design Director in Gensler’s Chicago office, Jim is also a firmwide leader within Gensler’s...

Lena Kitson

Studio Director, Principal

+1 312.386.3632

 |  LinkedIn » Lena is widely recognized for her skills as a Design Manager and our clients and industry experts seek her...

Lori Mukoyama

Design Director, Principal

+1 312.456.0123

 |  LinkedIn » A Design Director, Lori has led numerous successful branding and interiors projects throughout her 20+ years in...

Meghan Webster

Studio Director, Principal

+1 312.577.6584

 |  LinkedIn » As a principal at Gensler, Meghan helps shape strategic vision and strategy, leverage research, and build...

Michael Townsend

Mixed Use & Retail Centers Leader, Design Director, Principal

+1 312.577.6530

 |  LinkedIn » Michael is an award-winning Design Director and Mixed Use & Retail Centers Leader for Gensler’s North...

Randy Guillot

Healthcare Leader, Design Director, Principal

+1 312.834.0721

 |  LinkedIn » Randy’s leadership in design leverages a belief in multidisciplinary partnerships and creates new models for...

Rick Fawell

Regional Hospitality Leader, Senior Project Director

+1 312.834.0743

 |  LinkedIn » With more than 40 years of experience designing, planning, and managing a variety of project types, Rick has...

Scott Hurst

Design Director, Principal

+1 312.386.3607

 |  LinkedIn » With a passion for community-driven projects, Scott is a Design Director who leads design for projects spanning...

Sheryl Schulze

Building Transformation & Adaptive Reuse Leader, Studio Director, Principal

+1 312.386.3637

 |  LinkedIn » Sheryl Schulze is a Global Building Transformation & Adaptive Reuse Leader. A trusted advisor to many...

Wes LeBlanc

Strategy Director, Principal

+1 312.386.3601

 |  LinkedIn » Wes is an economist that employs real estate analysis, financial due diligence, and market assessments to help...