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 Sector Leader, Principal

+1 312.577.6534

 |  LinkedIn » Andre is a Principal and Global Cities Sector Leader at Gensler. He is recognized across the industry for...

Benjy Ward


+1 312.386.2945

 |  LinkedIn » Benjy Ward is a principal in Gensler’s Chicago office whose 25 years of varied design experience have been...

Brett Charles Taylor

Project Director, Principal

+1 312.577.7158

 |  LinkedIn » Brett is a Principal in Gensler’s Chicago office and a regional leader of Gensler’s Government & Defense...

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...

Kristin Oleson

Regional Operating Officer, Principal

+1 312.577.7168

 |  LinkedIn » Kristin is a licensed CPA and the Regional Operating Officer for Gensler’s North Central Region, with a focus...

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

Hospitality Leader, Design Director, Principal

+1 312.456.0123

 |  LinkedIn » Lori is a global leader of Gensler’s Hospitality practice and Design Director based in the firm’s Chicago...

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 is a global leader for Gensler’s Healthcare practice area. His leadership in design leverages a belief in...

Rick Fawell

Hospitality Leader, Senior Project Director, Principal

+1 312.834.0743

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

Sean O’Gorman

Residential Leader

+1 312.577.7170

 |  LinkedIn » Based in Gensler’s Chicago office, Sean is the Global Residential Practice Area Leader and Residential Leader...

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 is a Global Building Transformation & Adaptive Reuse Leader. A trusted advisor to many, Sheryl is a...

Stephen Katz

Technical Director, Principal

+1 312.577.6518

 |  LinkedIn » Stephen is a Technical Director in Gensler’s Chicago office. He has worked and lectured in the United States...

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...