Mark Schendel

Architect Mark Schendel, FAIA (he/him) 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 Tower, Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo, Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, University of Chicago Campus North Residential Commons, City Hyde Park, Vista 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. He holds a Master of Architecture from the Ohio State University and a Master of Architecture II from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Contact
mschendel@studiogang.com

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

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People

Design

Jeanne Gang
Founding Principal, Partner
Juliane Wolf
Design Principal, Partner
Weston Walker
Design Principal, Partner
Mark Schendel
Managing Principal, Partner
Thorsten Johann
Design Principal
Margaret Cavenagh
Design Principal
Rodia Valladares
Design Principal
Ana Flor
Design Principal
William Emmick
Design Management Principal
Steve Wiesenthal
Campus Environments Principal
Harry Soenksen
Senior Technical Design Director
Peter Heppel
Technology Fellow
Aaron Mark
Senior Designer, Architect
Abraham Bendheim
Senior Project Leader
AJ Rosales
Project Leader, Architect
Alan Huang
Designer I, Architect
Alexia Cavazos
Designer I
Andrea Rovetta
Project Leader
Angela Peckham
Senior Project Leader, Architect
Anika Schwarzwald
Project Leader, Architect
Anne-Virginie Sala
Senior Project Leader
Anu Leinonen
Design Management Director
Aria Griffin
Designer I
Art Terry
Project Leader
Arthur Liu
Design Director
Ashley Hinton
Project Leader, Architect
Aurelien Tsemo
Design Management Director
Austin Chod
New York Shop Manager
Austin Edwards
Designer I
Bella Adekoya
Designer I
Bethany Mahre
Senior Project Leader, Architect
Bryan Scheib
Project Leader, Architect
Cassie Dickson
Designer I
Chloe Wardrick
Designer I
Chris Bennett
Senior Project Leader, Architect
Corbin Keech
Project Leader, Architect
Courtney Arabea
Designer II
David Swain
Senior Project Leader, Architect
Diana Aguilar
Designer I
Elif Erez
Designer I
Eric Zuckerman
Designer II
Evan Wermers
Designer I
Fatima Betts
Designer I
Francisco L. Padron Bolanos
Senior Visualization Specialist
Hannah Lee
Designer II, Architect
Haoxiang Yang
Project Leader, Architect
Jason Flores
Senior Project Leader, Architect
Jay Hoffman
Visualization & Design Director
Jeffrey Pauling
Project Leader, Architect
Jing Chen-Joyeux
Project Leader, Architect
Jonathan Izen
Senior Designer, Architect
Jordan Hicks
Project Leader, Architect
Julcsi Futo
Project Leader
Julia Roberts
Designer II
Julien Roy
Senior Project Leader
Juliette Zidek
Senior Designer, Architect
Kimani Raley
Designer I
Kristina Eldrenkamp
Designer II, Architect
Lara Kaufman
Design Director
Laura Ettedgui
Senior Project Leader
Laura Haak
Senior Designer
Lauren Eggert
Designer II, Architect
Leia Gorra
Designer I
Liang Hu
Designer I
Liao He
Designer II
Luis Medina
Designer I
Luis Tejeda
Senior Visualization Specialist
Lydia Link
Build Shop Manager, Urban Ecology Specialist
Maciej Kaczynski
Senior Project Leader
Mae Smith
Designer I
Magda Wala
Project Leader, Architect
Marylynn Antaki
Designer I
Mauricio Sánchez
Technical Design Director
Melissa Swick
Designer II
Michael Vallera
Shop Coordinator
Michan Walker
Senior Project Leader
Micheal Nham
Project Leader
Molly Kinsella
Senior Project Leader, Architect
Myles Emmons
Designer I
Nicole Ashurian
Designer II
Ola Kusznerko
Designer II
Olesya Vodenicharska
Project Leader
Paige Adams
Senior Interior Designer
Paul Golisz
Designer II, Architect
Perry Strong
Designer II
Rolf Temesvari
Senior Designer
Sarah Beaudoin
Designer I
Schuyler Smith
Shop & Design Director
Seanna Walsh
Project Leader, Architect
Seth Byrum
Designer II, Architect
Shawn Barron
Designer I
Shovan Shah
Designer I
Shunfan Zheng
Designer I
Shuping Liu
Designer II, Architect
Teo Quintana
Project Leader
Tim Shouder
Project Leader, Architect
Vitor Oliveira
Project Leader
Weiju Lai
Senior Project Leader, Architect
Wen Zhou
Project Leader, Architect
Yaxin Jiang
Designer I

Publications & Exhibitions

Alissa Anderson
Principal of Publications & Exhibitions
Francesca Johanson
Publications Manager
Andi Altenbach
Archivist, Librarian

Marketing & Communications

Josh Ellman
Principal of Marketing & Communications
Magdelis Santos
Business Development Director for Europe
Ryan Quinlan
Communications Director
Adrienne Penaloza
Marketing Director
Natalie Dubois
Marketing Coordinator
Taylor Hagan
Marketing Coordinator

Administration & Support

Gregg Garmisa
Principal, General Counsel
Meredith Mack
Principal, Chief Financial Officer
Claire Cahan
Principal, Chief People Officer
Danny Graham
Principal, Chief Information Officer
Paul Aanonsen
Finance Director
Amy Lawlor
Human Resources Director
Ana Maksin
Senior Executive Assistant
Nicole Lozada
Executive Assistant
Ryan Mayhugh
Project Accounting Manager
Ryan Maxwell
Accounting Specialist
Tselanie Townsend
Studio Program Leader
Carlos Hernandez
Building Engineer
Bryan Caldwell
Systems Administrator
Alex Girovich
Systems Administrator
Zandra Neely
Human Resources & Payroll Administrator
Ashley Milfelt
Human Resources & Legal Coordinator
Carolyn Brunsen
Chicago Office Coordinator
Kelsey Kirkley
New York Studio Manager
Sok-Man Cheung
Paris Office Coordinator
Jennifer Simon
San Francisco Office Coordinator