1,600 people in 24 cities living 4 values for 1 goal:
To use design to help our clients succeed.

We create exceptional environments that meet our clients' most complex design challenges.

We inspire people through our work by expressing timeless cultural, organizational and personal values.

We connect people and place with ideas that come from many minds and imaginations.

We care about serving our clients, enriching lives, improving communities and protecting our natural environment through design.

We are a global architecture, design, engineering and planning firm.

60+ Years of Design + Innovation

Elizabeth Van Derbeck LEED® AP

Science + Technology Practice Director of Business Development
Marketing Board Member

Elizabeth Van Derbeck

Elizabeth Van Derbeck, LEED® AP, is a senior principal and member of the leadership group for HOK’s global Science + Technology practice.

Based in Atlanta, Elizabeth has more than 20 years of experience in the architecture, engineering and construction industry. Her work includes projects across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

What inspires you?

“I am inspired every day by the educational and scientific missions of our clients. I love collaborating across HOK’s international practice and working with our incredibly bright, creative clients to translate their visions into a built form that helps their people innovate.”


University of Wisconsin - Madison
Master of Business Administration

Ohio University
Master of Arts, International/Global Studies

American University
Bachelor of Arts