Stephanie joins OKW with 8 years of professional experience in both design and construction phases, focusing on ground-up education and extended care facilities, renovations, and multi-phase facility planning. With a Masters in Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology on the heels of a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University, Stephanie is currently seeking Illinois licensure. Stephanie can typically be found talking emphatically with her hands to communicate her vision and thoughts. While focusing on the coordination of documents, she strives to balance design intent and integrity with cost-saving initiatives.In her time off, Stephanie and her husband enjoy lakeside bike riding, restaurant critiquing, exploring the city neighborhoods and movies in the park. Friends and family frequently seek out her honest and thorough review of the season’s movies and TV shows. During repeats season, Stephanie can be overheard begging her husband for that French bulldog she’s been dreaming about.
I knew I wanted to be an architect when: My dad let me explore the construction site of the first house he built
Coolest place I’ve ever been: Grand Canyon
3 words that describe what I think makes a great architect: Listening, Interpreting, Creativity