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We are a dedicated group of world-class problem solvers.About Us
We are collaborative, knowledgeable, and diverse team that is always seeking the best outcomes.
Whether we’re coming together on the design of a new property or discussing the intricacies of a historical building rehabilitation, our team’s individual experiences and backgrounds are indispensable. Our staff is experienced, educated, and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done right.
Leading innovative ways forward.
- Leadership Team
Aaron is an Electrical Designer at Kluber. He is working toward becoming a licensed Electrical Engineer in the State of Illinois. Aaron has experience working on all phases of the design process with a variety of different project types. He is focused on using his innovation and intuition to develop a quality and efficient product for the client. Aaron’s tasks include electrical power distribution, electrical code compliance, interior and exterior lighting, emergency backup, and structured cabling systems. When Aaron isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his family.
Brian is a Mechanical Engineer at Kluber. As a key contributor and a strong team player to the team, Brian’s tasks include building system design, code analysis, HVAC system design, and plumbing system design. Brian is a part of our BIM leadership team, spearheading Kluber’s use of the Revit design-tool, developing Kluber standards within that program, and teaching peers.
Charli is a valued Architect and Project Manager at Kluber Architects + Engineers. As a leader in her field, Charli continues to educate herself and others on the role of architecture and project management. She is an active member of many professional organizations, and truly enjoys collaborating with our clients to understand their needs. When she isn’t working, Charli enjoys golfing, spending time with her family, and eating sushi.
Chris is an Architect and Project Manager at Kluber, and has dedicated his career to designing in the municipal sector. He is a hard-working, honest, dedicated and forward-thinking building design professional who prioritizes his clients’ needs. His unique ability to listen and transform thoughts into the design of a facility is widely recognized throughout the industry. When Chris isn’t working, he loves to spend time with his family and travel.
Clayton’s years of experience is evident with his aptitude for solving complex building detail solutions. He leads the firm’s efforts in building life safety concerns, building codes and accessibility compliance. A strong communicator and extraordinary team player, Clayton builds personal and lasting relationships with every project.
Debra is the Office Manager for Kluber Architects + Engineers. She is known for her willingness to help on any and every project, her positive attitude, and endlessly creative skillsets. When Debra isn’t at the office, she enjoys working on art projects with her kids and spending time with her family.
Donald Ware, Jr.
In his role as Vice President and Director of Mechanical Engineering, Don has retrofitted, evaluated, and designed mechanical systems for hundreds of public, industrial, and commercial buildings. He has consistently developed innovative designs on-time and on-budget. His decades of experience and his positive reputation are both well known and respected in Illinois.
Habib joined the Kluber team in 2018 as an Architectural Designer. He is currently working on becoming a licensed Architect in the State of Illinois. On the architecture team at Kluber, Habib brings charisma, personality and a passion for his field. He enjoys the history of his field, as well as exploring famous architectural work around the United States. In Habib’s spare time, he enjoys watching movies and following combat sports.
Jeff is our Senior Structural Engineer at Kluber. He has a distinct understanding of built structures that enables him to develop and incorporate his designs with the architects and engineers at Kluber. He has worked with multiple municipalities on a wide range of project types from structural design to failure analysis of the building. In his spare time, Jeff loves to travel and spend time with his family.
Joel is our Safety and Technology Designer here at Kluber, and he has many roles and responsibilities. Joel consults on many of our interior renovation projects that involve technology upgrades or overall safety needs. When Joel isn’t at the office, you can catch him working on his pickleball skills or enjoying a good old fashioned Chicago hot dog.
Kelsey is Kluber’s Business Development Director. Her background in both marketing and communication allows her to play a pivotal role in Kluber’s marketing and business development strategies. When she isn’t meeting with clients and working on marketing initiatives, Kelsey enjoys spending time with her family, trying new restaurants, and eating her favorite meal (cheese fries)!
Kyle is a Mechanical Designer at Kluber working toward becoming a licensed Mechanical Engineer in the State of Illinois. Kyle’s passion for designing comfortable and enjoyable spaces for our clients drives each project he works on. A strong team player, Kyle brings a fresh and positive attitude to each project. When he’s not designing mechanical systems, you can catch Kyle playing board games, video games, or enjoying a nice burger.
Kyle is a Structural Designer at Kluber. His diverse background in built structures of many forms allows him to provide top-notch design services to each of our clients. Kyle’s unique perspective and collaborative mindset make him a valuable asset to our team. When he’s not working on our latest structural design, you can catch him skateboarding, cooking, or serenading his dachshund with his ukulele.
Lauren is a highly valued Project Coordinator at Kluber. Without her organizational and communication skills, our projects wouldn’t run nearly as smooth or efficient. Lauren is known for being a team player who works closely with our clients to deliver a successful project. In Lauren’s spare time, she enjoys photography, reading, and sipping on a cup of boba tea.
Michael has been providing Electrical Engineering services to municipalities since founding Kluber in 1988. His deep understanding of the complexities of design through working in the field provides a blend of the technical with the practical. His certifications include LEED AP and Certified Energy Manager, which enables him to leverage sustainability on each project. Mike enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and always learning more about the people around him.
A crucial role to our team, Monica is a Project Coordinator at Kluber. Monica supports our design team by ensuring our projects run smoothly from project kickoff to completion. She is extremely organized, detail oriented, and an excellent collaborator. When she’s not coordinating projects with our clients and contractors, Monica loves spending time outside with her family and dogs.
Nathan is an Architectural Designer at Kluber and is currently working toward becoming a licensed Architect in the State of Illinois. Nathan has a very driven and creative mind, allowing him to visualize our clients’ needs and understand how to make them come to life. When Nathan isn’t working on design projects for our clients, you can find him enjoying his favorite food, Bulgogi, or taking architectural photos.
Parnell is an Architectural Designer at Kluber. He is currently working on becoming a licensed Architect in the State of Illinois. His responsibilities include preparing design specifications, preparing contract documents using AutoCAD, creating 3D BIM and 2D construction documents, assisting in Construction Administration, and more. In his spare time, Parnell enjoys rock climbing and going to the gym.
Rachel is the Treasurer at Kluber Architects + Engineers. Also a member of our Business Development team, she enjoys communicating with our clients to understand their long-term goals. Rachel’s positive attitude and unique background makes her a tremendously valuable asset to our team. When she isn’t working, Rachel enjoys hiking, traveling, and enjoying her favorite food (sushi)!
Rebecca is the Marketing Coordinator at Kluber. Whether it’s designing advertisements or putting together sales brochures, Rebecca has a keen eye for what makes our brand stand out from the crowd. Her drive, creativity, and background all make her a valuable member of our team. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching movies, and enjoying her favorite meal, chicken bulgogi.
Samantha is an Architectural Designer at Kluber, and she is currently working on becoming a licensed Architect in the State of Illinois. Her responsibilities include preparing design packages, construction documents, and coordinating with her project managers and our engineers. Samantha loves to work directly with our clients to find creative solutions to their building concerns in a way that is both functional and beautiful.
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