Eckenhoff Saunders is pleased to announce the following staff promotions. Please join us in congratulating our colleagues on their new positions!
Mark joined Eckenhoff Saunders in 2013 and works on various projects in the educational, hospitality, commercial, and residential markets. Mark currently works with After School Matters (ASM) in the development of the ASM Wing at Gately Park in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood. “Mark is a consummate professional and an “architect’s architect,” said Associate Principal Jacob Wahler. “He is well respected throughout the industry and this promotion represents his commitment to the firm and enthusiasm in helping clients achieve their goals,” said Wahler.
Nicole joined Eckenhoff Saunders as an interior designer in 2015 and works with various clients in the healthcare, commercial, and hospitality markets. This includes her work with Sterling Bay on the 345 North Morgan development in Fulton Market and healthcare clients including Rush and Loyola Medicine. “Nicole is a great teammate and she goes above and beyond to help our clients and elevate design. We wish her continued success and a job well done,” said Associate Principal Chris Nikkel.
Hannah joined Eckenhoff Saunders in 2016 as an architectural designer and works frequently in the religious, commercial, and healthcare markets. Hannah is currently working with The ARK Chicago, a Jewish nonprofit social service organization on the renovation of their current site. “Hannah deeply empathizes with client needs which consistently leads to exceptional design. Her clients value her insight and commitment to their project success and the joyful spirit she brings to the work. It’s a pleasure collaborating with Hannah and I know her clients feel the same way. We are all thrilled for her and this well-deserved promotion,” said Principal Matt Wylie.
Since joining Eckenhoff Saunders, Samantha has developed into an integral part of the firm’s successful healthcare design practice. She has played a key role in the design and implementation of multiple complex healthcare projects including many for DuPage Medical Group. “Samantha is a great teammate whom her colleagues and clients enjoy working with. Please join me in congratulating Samantha on her new promotion and continued success at Eckenhoff Saunders,” said Principal Michael Vinci.
Colleen joined Eckenhoff Saunders in 2013 as an architectural designer after graduating from Southern Illinois University and primarily works in the healthcare sector. She was instrumental in the delivery of the recently opened Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance Pediatric Center in Wilmette. “Colleen eagerly accepts any challenge she’s given and delivers beyond expectations. We are very fortunate to have her on our team and are all proud of her recent promotion,” said Principal Jeffrey Conner.
Rose joined Eckenhoff Saunders in 2016 as an architectural designer and works primarily in the healthcare sector. She was instrumental in the planning and design of the new Orthopedic Center of Excellence unit at the AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. “Rose brings a high-level quality of care and service to her clients and projects. She is a joy to work with and we are all very proud of her promotion to associate,” said Principal Mark Nichols.