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We’re a diverse and visionary team, passionate about fulfilling the organization’s mission of inspiring people to discover why design matters.

“I love that CAF serves as both a platform for exploring Chicago and a forum for understanding the city’s issues.”


We’re a staff of architects, teachers, designers, administrators, historians, storytellers and lovers of Chicago. We’re 450 volunteer docents from all walks of life joined together by one thing – a passion to provide an extraordinary experience to our visitors. We’re a board of trustees built of industry thought leaders.

Together, we’re the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) – the world’s largest public architecture organization, working to promote Chicago as the global center of architectural innovation while creating programs that inspire the next generation of design thinkers. Meet our leadership team and a few staff members who are key to bringing architecture and design to our audiences.

Interested in joining our team? See our open positions.

Leadership Team