Chris DeVolder, AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP, is the managing principal of HOK’s Kansas City office and is a member of HOK’s board, management board and marketing board. He has more than two decades of experience collaborating with clients and project teams to pursue design and technical excellence.
As the sustainable design leader for our Sports + Recreation + Entertainment practice and co-chair of both the Green Sports Alliance Corporate Membership Network Steering Committee and the USGBC National LEED User Group for sports venue development, Chris has helped advance the way our profession approaches the programming, design, construction and operations of sports venues.
Chris is a frequent speaker and author and active with industry and philanthropic organizations including the Green Sports Alliance, USGBC and Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey. He is a fellow and lecturer at Presidio Graduate School’s MBA course on sports and sustainability and is a graduate of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Centurions Leadership Program.
Sports Stadiums Help Lead the Way Toward Greener Architecture | New York Times
Digital Sports Insider Podcast | HOK News
The Intersection of Sustainable Design, Resilience and Sports | HOK News
Design Good Sports | CLAD
One-on-One | Stadia
University of Kansas
Bachelor of Architecture