Practice LeadersView Our Team
Jack Barbaccia manages high-rise and mid-rise projects in Chicago and throughout the Midwest. He has more than 20 years of experience in multi-family and hospitality building typologies.
Willy Bermudez is a dedicated and highly motivated senior designer with more than 20 years of experience in single and multi-family residential design as well as retail interiors. He has focused his career on new construction, renovation, and expansion. He also has significant experience in the planning of complex large-scale residential, student housing, hotel, and mixed-use projects. Willy is a valued leader at BKV Group and is known for his contemporary design aesthetic, attention to detail, and collaborative approach to leadership.
Chief Executive Officer
Jack Boarman has more than 40 years of experience in the design of government, higher-education, residential, and mixed use buildings. Since founding the firm in 1978, Jack has led the firm’s team-oriented design approach in the development of quality architecture across the country. He has expanded the design practice for planning, programming and design of urban redevelopment projects and historic renovations.
Jonathan Delcambre has wide-ranging experience in the field of architecture and design from various sectors around the globe. Over the course of his career, he has helped create and produce a wide range of design concepts and documentation. His experience includes, educational facilities, single family homes, international airports, hospitality, master planning, and large mixed-use towers.
Director of Landscape Architecture
Brady Halverson’s work includes a broad range of project types including site design, master planning, corridor and transit-oriented development studies, comprehensive and redevelopment planning and process facilitation, and new town planning for both public and private clients. A common thread in all of Brady’s work is an emphasis on sustainability and creation of meaningful places that offer unique design solutions specific to each client’s needs.
Mark Harris’s award-winning national design expertise includes casinos, hotels, government, corporate, K-12, and higher educational projects. His design strategies target customer experiences, learning styles and the integration of community/cultural interpretations within corporate, education and government environments. Mark’s approach, working in close collaboration with his clients, is an integrated process weaving together the disciplines of planning, architecture and complex project requirements. His goal is to maximize design opportunities to create humane and innovative spaces. He is a natural leader and client advocate. Mark is committed to realizing project goals through design excellence and remains involved in every phase of the design process.
Liza Kapisak delivers design solutions that focus on aesthetic appearance while delivering functionality and efficiency. She has extensive experience in communicating with clients to develop programming and comprehensive concepts while exploring creative space planning solutions as well as finish and furnishing selections. She partners closely with architects, engineers, consultants and other professionals on all projects to ensure success.
Michael Krych has more than 20 years of national, award-winning residential urban design experience. His career has focused on urban design and development for housing and mixed-use developments. He has guided our in-house design process to involve communities, creating excellence and consensus for the developer and the neighborhood. As the design partner on major projects such as Flux, Mill District City Apartments, and Schmidt Artist Lofts, he has introduced unique building concepts and dwelling unit design to provide innovative residential environments. Together with the partners at BKV Group, he has been at the forefront of redesigning and constructing our urban communities and enhancing the quality of residential lifestyle living, especially in the Twin Cities.
As a Partner in BKV’s Washington, DC office, John Maisto has more than 20 years of experience in multifamily, affordable, and senior housing projects throughout the region. John has been involved in all aspects of architectural practice on both small and large scale projects and ensures that the conception and execution of a building flows smoothly throughout all phases of the design and construction process.
Director of Interior Design
As a partner and leader in our Interiors Group, Kelly Naylor has a broad range of project experience including residential, government, corporate, and higher education. Her expertise extends from design reviews and team staffing to sustainability education and constructability reviews. Kelly’s passion for ecological and environmentally smart processes and her focus on project vision help provide to unique solutions and compelling, sustainable designs for each client.
Director of Project Management
Mathew Nugent is a leader in our multi-family housing practice group and brings a great depth of experience and insight to these projects. His expertise in synthesizing existing conditions, client needs, as well as complexities of construction ensures successful results.
Chris Palkowitsch has significant architectural experience in the areas of senior, affordable, and market-rate housing. Chris is passionate about creating high quality and innovative architecture. He believes in a client-focused approach that emphasizes collaboration to create exceptional and highly functional projects. As a design lead for BKV Group, Chris combines his senior housing project experience with ingenuity and client input to develop designs that enhance the lives of residents.
John has experience in design and project management of multiple project types including mixed-use and build-to-suit commercial, residential and retail renovations and new construction. John’s role involves working closely with clients, often involving multiple stakeholders to understand their mission and unique project requirements, and developing architectural solutions that enhance their operational goals.
Director of Quality Assurance and Construction Administration
Tom Daszkiewicz is the leader of our Construction Administration (CA) and Quality Assurance departments. He closely monitors BKV Group projects during the construction phase. Tom and the CA team also ensure that our clients’ vision and our design intent is completely and accurately realized in the field. His expertise spans multiple project types including government, mixed-use, multi-family and hospitality.