Posts Tagged ‘Vice President’

Women Across HOK | Sheila Cahnman


As we continue on with our Women of HOK series, we’re staying up north, but jumping from Toronto to Chicago to visit with Sheila Cahnman.

Sheila Cahnman has been with HOK only 5 years, but during her tenure here she has become a major contributor.

Her expertise in healthcare architecture has furthered HOK’s practice in that market and her extensive writing and lecturing has brought a rigor to projects.

One of Chicago’s Group Vice Presidents, Sheila has left an indelible mark on every project she’s been a part of.  Her work revolves around people, their environment, and the role design can play in bettering people’s lives.

Outside of the office, Sheila is …

On the Road Again … Alberta

It was 9:00am, and we were already running behind. We were supposed to meet up with Joe Pettipas, the newly transferred Senior Vice President in the HOK Calgary office at 10. But we couldn’t help stop at the Dinosaur Valley before making our way into Calgary.


Drumheller, the Dinosaur Capital of the world as they call themselves, has had the largest concentration of dinosaur finds in North America. It just so happens it also has the most inflatable dinosaur heads per capita as well. Its kind of strange to see plastic dinosaurs running amuck while you’re exloring thousands of years of history….