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Brian Vitale, AIA, LEED AP

Managing Director, Principal

As a Co-Managing Director of Gensler’s Chicago office, Brian is always striving to “find the poetic in the everyday.” He was awarded the AIA National Young Architect Award in 2014, and his passion for design can be seen in award-winning projects like Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and the University of Kansas Capitol Federal Hall. Brian blurs the line between roles and industries, and his projects and teams are widely recognized with industry awards and attention. He has served as both visiting faculty and an Adjunct Professor of Design. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Architecture with Honors from Washington University in St. Louis, where he was awarded both the AIA Scholastic Gold Medal and the school’s Distinguished Young Alumni Award.