Senior Associate

Ryan Lakes

Ryan Lakes, NCARB joins the firm from Solomon Cordwell Buenz, where he was a Project Architect with a specialty in high-performance building enclosures. Prior to SCB, he spent time at Burnham Nationwide, Epstein Global, and ZGF where he spent nearly half a decade on the new Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago project team. At FitzGerald, he will take on project management responsibilities and will mentor, guide, and collaborate with staff. Ryan earned a B.A. in Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Sciences from Ball State University. He is a Licensed Architect in the State of Illinois, he holds an NCARB certificate, and he is a member of the Board of Directors for West Town Bikes.


B.A., Architecture, Ball State University
Bachelor of Environmental Sciences, Ball State University


Licensed Architect, State of Illinois
NCARB Certified


Board of Directors, West Town Bikes