KTGY Architecture + Planning Welcomes Joe Hirsch as Director of Business Development – National architecture firm continues Midwest expansion

October 22, 2016

CHICAGO (October 20, 2016) — The Chicago/Midwest office of KTGY Architecture + Planning, an award-winning national architecture and planning firm, has welcomed Joe Hirsch as director of business development. In this role, Hirsch will be responsible for further penetrating the Midwest market by establishing new client relationships. He will also focus on expanding services for the firm’s clients nationally.

“Joe has built strong relationships within the architectural, engineering and design industries, and is a great complement to our growing team,” said David M. Kennedy, principal at KTGY Architecture + Planning’s Chicago/Midwest office. “We’re looking forward to leveraging his business development strategies as we continue to grow our footprint in the Midwest.”

Hirsch, 54, brings more than 15 years of experience in marketing professional services in the residential and commercial real estate sectors. Over the years, he has worked on projects spanning a variety of property types, including multifamily, healthcare and mixed-use developments. Most recently, Hirsch served as director of business development for Berglund Construction and The Opus Group. Prior to that, he spent several years leading business development efforts for Nagle Hartray Architecture.

“Since opening our Chicago/Midwest office a year ago, we’ve doubled our staff and established a strong presence in the Midwest,” said Craig Pryde, AIA, LEED AP, principal at KTGY’s Chicago/Midwest office. “We’re confident Joe’s expertise will build upon that success.”

Hirsch earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental conservation from the University of Colorado Boulder and has completed graduate coursework at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business.

About KTGY Architecture + Planning

Celebrating 25 years, KTGY Architecture + Planning is an international, award-winning, full-service architecture and planning firm delivering innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple offices and studios, ensuring that clients and communities get the best the firm has to offer no matter the building type or location. KTGY’s architects and planners combine big picture opportunities, leading-edge sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to help create developments of enduring value. KTGY serves clients worldwide from offices located in Chicago, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pune and Tysons. For more information, call (888) 456-5850 or visit KTGY.com.