The Chicago founding studio of global architecture and design firm Perkins&Will is pleased to announce new leadership, promoting Mike Reinhart to Practice Leader, Corporate Interiors, and Brent Ross to Practice Leader, Sports, Recreation & Entertainment. Reinhart succeeds Fred Schmidt, who continues as Global Practice Leader, Corporate Interiors, and Ross succeeds Lindsey Peckinpaugh, who was named Managing Director of the Chicago Studio last year.
Reinhart and Ross bring deep experience and a commitment to strengthening client relationships. Their promotions underscore the firm’s belief in the importance of developing and promoting internal talent, and recognizes their roles as team leaders, mentors, and award-winning experts in their markets.
“I am thrilled that Mike and Brent are stepping into these leadership roles,” says Peckinpaugh. “They are stewards, who care deeply about our clients’ missions and resources, the quality of our work, and the health of our office culture. A key attribute of a practice leader is providing thought leadership, and having a strong voice within the industry. Mike and Brent bring clear passion and insights to their markets, which elevates the quality of our work and innovation. They are both committed to elevating talent throughout the studio, and I’m excited to see them build really interesting, diverse teams that leverage the insights of our colleagues.”