As a director of HOK’s global Justice group, Jeff has more than 35 years of experience in the programming, planning, design and construction of complex justice projects. These include courthouses, detention and correctional centers, police facilities, crime labs, emergency operations centers and reintegration facilities. He has been personally involved in the design and construction of new replacement facilities in Indianapolis, Detroit, Nashville and various other locations, and a new mental health hospital for the Illinois Department of Corrections. Jeff looks for opportunities to use evidence-based design, new technologies and sustainable design to improve the performance of these buildings and to enhance the lives of people impacted by the justice system.
Jeff’s previous experience as a construction manager gives him an understanding of the architect’s role in different project delivery methods, including design-build. He helps design and construction teams create customized solutions that support each client’s goals.
Based in Chicago, Jeff is a member of HOK’s board of directors and global marketing board.
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies