Sarah Bader, IIDA, LEED® AP

Managing Director, Principal

As a Co-Managing Director of Gensler’s Chicago office and a leader in our global Health & Wellness practice, Sarah is passionate about identifying and designing to the big idea, striving to change the way people think about wellness-based environments. With more than 20 years of experience in creating healthcare, institutional, education, and corporate facilities, Sarah brings seasoned insights to clients. She has worked with notable healthcare institutions such as Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Lake Forest Hospital, and Indiana University Healthcare. Sarah also plays prominent roles in several civic and industry organizations, including as a board member for both The International Women’s Forum and the Chicago High School for the Arts. She holds undergraduate degrees in finance, economics, and interior design, and a master’s degree in architecture.


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