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Evans Debeza

David Cordaro

Evans Debeza, AIA, is the Sponsorship and Donor Relations Assistant for AIA Chicago. She is a licensed architect in Illinois and has over 10 years of design experience in large-scale housing projects. Prior to joining AIA Chicago in 2024, she worked at local architecture firms Brininstool – Lynch, HED, and BKV Group. She currently has her own design and development …

Alzira Maldonado Protsishin

David Cordaro

Alzira Maldonado Protsishin, AIA, NCARB is a Senior Design Architect at EXP where, for the past 10 years, she has focused her career on work in the public realm with the goal of making design excellence accessible to all and she has been a key contributor on some of the firm’s highest profile / award-winning projects. In 2021, Alzira was …

Anne Ross

David Cordaro

Anne Ross assumed the role of Manager of Education and Awards at AIA Chicago in 2024. In this capacity, she spearheads the development of compelling program content in collaboration with volunteer leaders, manages the annual honors and design awards programs, and provides support for organization-wide events. Anne actively fosters partnerships with allied organizations, enhancing AIA Chicago’s educational initiatives, and plays …

Dillon Goodson

David Cordaro

Dillon Goodson, Affil. AIA Chicago, is the Managing Editor of Chicago Architect magazine and advises AIA Chicago’s signature award programs. A communications consultant, he has spent more than fifteen years working alongside leaders in Chicago’s architecture, design, and urban place management industries to advance places that are more just and joyous, better resourced and loved. Dillon joined the Chicago Architect editorial team in 2022. He previously …

Jason Golub

David Cordaro

Jason Golub, AIA, is a Regional Director and Office Leader at Ware Malcomb. His career has included a vast array of project types and scales, from large scale planned developments to custom single family residential. He has a strong understanding of best practices, risk management, and continues to lead teams with his focused project management abilities. Jason has a deep …

Lynette Stuhlmacher

David Cordaro

Lynette Stuhlmacher, Assoc. AIA, is President of Red Leaf Studio, Inc. Her firm specializes in historic preservation and sustainable design. Lynette previously worked on and led preservation projects at leading firms in Chicago and Philadelphia. She has taught in the preservation and architecture programs at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and participated on boards of Unity …