Lorraine Kasznia Joins as Principal and Workplace Practice Leader

November 1, 2023

We are pleased to announce Lorraine Kasznia, AIA has joined the firm as Principal and Workplace Practice Leader.

Based in Chicago, Lorraine will lead our workplace market, leveraging over 25 years of design, management, and academic experience. She is passionate about creating workplaces that enhance the employee experience while fulfilling strategic goals. She is a strong communicator and natural collaborator, known for her ability to bridge the gap between design and execution. 

“In this role, Lorraine will leverage our design process and significant portfolio in workplace projects by providing strategic advisory and project design leadership to clients,” said Trina Sandschafer, Executive Vice President.

“We are thrilled to have Lorraine join our team,” said Glenn Roby, Chief Executive Officer. “Her drive and enthusiasm for workplace design, along with her client-focused expertise, will be a strong complement to our corporate market as we continue to grow and leverage design in Chicago and beyond.”

Previously, Kasznia was a Director and architect with Eastlake Studio and worked on notable projects including the headquarters for the Chicago Tribune and for Showpad, as well as multiple projects at The Mart, Chicago. She also served as Adjunct Architecture Instructor for the College of DuPage and Triton College. Kasznia is an active member of Commercial Real Estate Executive Women (CREW) Chicago, serving as Scholarship Committee Co-Chair.   

“The workplace is evolving rapidly, with more variables than ever before. I am very excited to join Kahler Slater and help our clients strategize the best solution for their space, while staying true to their vision and culture,” said Lorraine Kasznia, Workplace Practice Leader. 

Connect with Lorraine via email or LinkedIn.