Mark Schendel

Architect Mark Schendel is Managing Principal of Studio Gang. Mark supervises each of the Studio’s projects from beginning to end, ensuring that the team has the necessary support to execute project deadlines and goals on time and on budget. Mark’s communication skills and management abilities have helped make Studio Gang’s highly recognized design work successful from multiple perspectives. His capacity for leading large team collaborations and his thoroughness in all phases of the work is recognized by clients, design teams, and builders alike. Mark oversees construction documentation, coordination, and administration on all projects, including the Aqua TowerNature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo, Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, University of Chicago Campus North Residence HallCity Hyde ParkVista Tower, and Columbia College Chicago Media Production Center.

Mark is a graduate of Florida A & M University with a Bachelor Architecture Science, and Florida State University with a Bachelor of Pure Mathematics. Mark is also a graduate of the Ohio State University with a Master of Architecture, and the Harvard Graduate School of Design with a Master of Architecture II.

Contact
mschendel@studiogang.com

Registrations & Certifications
Registered Architect, Illinois
Member, American Institute of Architects
LEED Accredited Professional

People

Principals

Jeanne Gang
Founder and Principal
Mark Schendel
Managing Principal
Gregg Garmisa
Principal and General Counsel

Design Principals

Weston Walker
Design Principal
Juliane Wolf
Design Principal
Todd Zima
Design Principal

Senior Directors

Gia Biagi
Senior Director, Urbanism and Civic Impact
Margaret Cavenagh
Senior Director, Interiors
William Emmick
Senior Director, Operations
Meredith Mack
Chief Financial Officer
Harry Soenksen
Senior Director, Technical

Directors

Paul Aanonsen
Finance Director
Alissa Anderson
Publications Director
Claire Cahan
Studio Design Director
Jay Hoffman
Imaging Director
Sarah Kramer
Senior Editor
Samantha Snodgrass
Marketing Director

Senior Project Leaders

Paige Adams
Senior Interior Designer
Akhil Badjatia
Senior Project Leader
Claire Halpin
Senior Project Leader
Thorsten Johann
Senior Project Leader
Anu Leinonen
Senior Project Leader
Mauricio Sanchez
Senior Project Leader
Aurelien Tsemo
Senior Project Leader
Michan Walker
Senior Project Leader

Team

Ellen Anderson
Design Team Member
Susan Bell
Executive Assistant
Abraham Bendheim
Design Team Member
Chris Bennett
Design Team Member
Francisco L. Padron Bolanos
3D & CAD Visualization Graphics Specialist
Vincent Calabro
Design Team Member
John Castro
Design Team Member
Kimberly Daul
Design Team Member
Juan de la Mora
Shop Co-Leader
Emma Exley
Office Coordinator, New York
Ana Maria Flor Ortiz
Design Team Member
Jason Flores
Design Team Member
Julcsi Futo
Design Team Member
Dimitra Gelagoti
Design Team Member
Danny Graham
IT Manager
Anna Guthrie
Office Coordinator, Chicago
Brandon Hall
Design Team Member
Christian Hatten
Executive Assistant
Zachary Heaps
Design Team Member
Jordan Hicks
Design Team Member
Maciej Kaczynski
Design Team Member
Prajakt Karmarkar
Design Team Member
Corbin Keech
Design Team Member
Christina Kull
Design Team Member
Wei-Ju Lai
Design Team Member
Will Lambeth
Design Team Member
Michael Leaveck
Design Team Member
Emily Licht
Design Team Member
Arthur Liu
Design Team Member
Andrew McGee
Design Team Member
Lydia Meyer
Shop Coordinator
Greta Modesitt
Design Team Member
Ashley Ozburn
Design Team Member
Angela Peckham
Design Team Member
Gabrielle Poirier
Design Team Member
Bryan Scheib
Design Team Member
Stanley Schultz
Design Team Member
Anika Schwarzwald
Design Team Member
Schuyler Smith
Shop Co-Leader
Katie Stranix
Design Team Member
Jean Suh
Design Team Member
Rolf Temesvari
Design Team Member
Art Terry
Design Team Member
Tselanie Townsend
Staff Accountant
Rodia Valladares Sánchez
Design Team Member
Michael Vallera
Shop Team Member
Amy Vodicka
HR Generalist
Magda Wala
Design Team Member
Peter Yi
Design Team Member
Peter Zuroweste
Design Team Member