Aditya is part of the Strategic Accounts + Consulting group in HOK's San Francisco office.
Anna is a consultant for HOK's consulting group in London. She studied mathematics at Kings College London, and is the go-to person at HOK London for all problems mathematical or Excel-related.
As HOK New York’s newest member of the Management Committee, Christopher Laul has been a key contributor to expanding HOK’s tri-state presence. With more a decade of experi¬ence in marketing and business development in the A/E/C Industry, Christopher joins five other members representing the strategic marketing efforts for HOK’s New York practice.
Claire focuses on working with clients as they rethink the ways they do business by analyzing the nature of the workplace, developing better business processes, and looking at the big picture.
Colin is the sustainable design director in HOK’s Chicago office and a co-founder of the Young Designer Networking Group, aka, “YoDeNG.” He graduated from the University of Kansas with an Architectural Engineering degree and is horrible with names, so don’t be offended if he stares at you blankly.
David is the BIM manager and co-buildingSMART champion in HOK's Chicago office. In 2008 he founded a BIM/IPD user group for the Chicagoland area.
David is a Senior Architectural Lighting Designer with HOK Lighting Group, the lighting design team based in St. Louis.
Katja works as an architect/urban designer in HOK's London office. She was born in Russia, grew up in Germany, studied in Berlin and New York, and has worked in Paris.
After working as a technical writer for an airline and a marketing coordinator for an engineering company, Elizabeth joined HOK because she realized that working with architects would be much cooler. Before she joined the ranks of the working world, she attended the University of Texas at Austin and is a lover of college football, mexican food, good books, and being out on the lake.
Eve is the Communications Manager for the London office. She was raised in Malaysia, where the educational emphasis often lay in mathematics and the sciences. Eve, on the other hand, could always be found drawing, painting or making things, which led her to pursue further education in the arts in the UK, and then later interior architecture.
James is a firm-wide BIM leader based in HOK's New York City office. He is a registered architect and a regular blogger on architecture-tech.com and allthingsbim.blogspot.com. spent almost 20 years as a DJ for weddings and bar mitzvahs – a journey that took him to venues in Chicago, Los Angeles, London and Brussels.
Jenna Redline is a marketing coordinator in HOK’s Chicago office.
As a senior consultant and leader in the Washington, DC consulting group, Jodi focuses on predesign services such as programming and workplace strategies, taking advantage of her mixed background in sociology and urban planning. She’s also involved in a number of sustainable projects. Her favorite part of the job is that her work improves people's lives.
John brings the story of HOK to life for the world, literally. As a senior writer based in St. Louis, his words shine an intelligent light on the people, projects and experiences of the firm on the web, in print and in speeches given all over the globe.
John is part of the interiors group in Atlanta and one of the firm’s most adamant Sustainable Champions. Though he claims to exist in an erratically confused state about what is right and wrong in design and life — and says that his sentences are “oddly coherent” — most people don’t have any trouble understanding what he is saying.
Leigh sits in HOK's New York office. When she is not taking care of clients, listening to her husband talk politics, or playing with her three year old, she writes a lot. Her book, The Green Workplace: Sustainable Strategies that Benefit Employees, the Environment and the Bottom Line, is a spin-off of from her blog of the same name, where she is the founder and editor.
As the Sustainable Design Leader for HOK’s global healthcare practice, Mara oversees sustainability implementation, research, education across the healthcare market sector. An HOK boomerang, Mara re-joined the firm in 2010 after an eight year “sabbatical” that included two masters degrees, a research fellowship with the US Green Building Council, a career in healthcare architecture, and a lot of really fun adventures. She is based in San Francisco. Follow Mara on Twitter @marabaumAIA.
Maron is a senior consultant in HOK's San Francisco office.
Megan is a corporate communications specialist, the young gun of the corporate marketing team.
Born and raised in a small town in Iowa, Michelle is a landscape architect in St. Louis who loves working with the element of our physical environment that is alive and ever-changing. She joined HOK to work at projects of every scale - and because she enjoyed arguing with Jim during her first interview and thought it would be a fun place to work.
Michelle is part of HOK San Francisco’s marketing team, working predominately with the Corporate/Commercial group and helping out with other tasks as needed.
Mike McKeown is a senior workplace strategist with HOK Strategic Accounts + Consulting group. Based in Dallas, Mike specializes in workplace strategy including: facility programming, trends and benchmarking, space utilization, workplace anthropology and change management.
Nico Stearley has been a part of HOK for six years - first in Tampa, now in Houston. She enjoys having a direct connection to what shapes our cities and the opportunities that create a better place to live, work, and play.
Pearl is the BIM coordinator in HOK’s Los Angeles office, as well as an avid skier and accomplished amateur chef. She was born in Hong Kong and spent time in New York City before heading to Southern California to attend USC, where she studied architecture.
A structural engineer in the St. Louis office, Stephanie Spann is a self-proclaimed engi-nerd. She spends much of her time trying to figure out how architects can ignore gravity and prefers to work with people who don’t sugar coat things because she certainly does not!
Steve is a self-proclaimed good “bad cop” senior planner in the HOK Planning Group’s Hong Kong office. He spends a tremendous amount of time in the sky traveling the HOKsphere to collaborate with other planners and designers.
Yiselle Marie Santos is a vibrant young architect hailing from Puerto Rico and currently practicing her craft in the DC studio. She exudes energy and can bring life to any conversation. Yiselle has a BS of General Science with a concentration in Geology from the University of Puerto Rico at the Rio Piedras Campus. She went on to obtain her Masters of Architecture from Syracuse University in New York.