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Sponsorship and Donor Relations Assistant

Evans Debeza, AIA

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 firm focused on providing small-scale workforce housing in Chicago. 

Evans is passionate about serving her community as a mentor for AIA Chicago’s Architects in Schools program, and as associate board Chair for the nonprofit, Chicago Commons, where she assists with sponsorship relations, fundraising, and outreach for their multi-generational care and educational programs. 

Evans earned her Bachelor’s in Architecture from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in 2013. In her spare time, she loves to paint, bake, and spend time with her family.  

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