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John McKinney, LEED-AP, NCIDQ

Design Director, Principal

John McKinney is a Design Director at Gensler’s Washington, D.C. office. For more than 20 years, he has worked in all aspects of design, from base building architecture to corporate interiors. He has developed a specific expertise in media and technology that has produced award-winning workplaces for companies such as The Washington Post, LMI, and Ellucian. John is focused on building and maintaining strong client relationships. His flexibility and versatility allow him to solve design challenges from a unique perspective. His hallmark is creating an overall design concept that is client-focused and unique to their specific project. John’s concepts not only reveal who the client is today, but who they want to become tomorrow. He received his Bachelors of Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and his Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Virginia Commonwealth University.