About Guidon

About Guidon

We exist to improve lives and
empower people.

Guidon elevates communities through the design and development of our projects. Our reputation for design excellence is created by our ability to solve complex challenges with clear solutions while being responsive to how the space will impact people and their communities.

 

  • Founded2011
  • HeadquartersIndianapolis, IN
  • Team Size65+ Professionals
  • Services Architecture, Interior Design, Healthcare Planning, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sustainability

Guidon is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Led by veterans who understand how to listen and collaborate, the firm was founded by Luke Leising—licensed architect and engineer, Combat Engineer Army Officer, qualified Ranger, and service-connected disabled veteran. We are proud of our history of employing veterans and of supporting veteran causes.

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Sustainable Architecture + Engineering

Leaders in sustainability

Sustainable projects improve lives and empower people. We believe responsible design transforms communities. As the only firm to report in 2016 and as the best Indiana firm in EUI performance in 2017, we are leaders. As the winner of the 2018 Indianapolis Sustainability Award for Outstanding Business Advancing Sustainability, we are prioritizing sustainability as who we are. Our new headquarters in Indianapolis is 70% solar powered, net zero ready, features a green roof, and is the first LEED v4 Platinum building in Indiana. We live our values and our mission.

Luke Leising

President
AIA, PE, ACHA, LEED AP
As founder and President of the firm, Luke Leising provides leadership in the design of creative and cost effective solutions.
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Joel Farmer

Vice President, Principal
AIA, ACHA
As Principal and leader of our architecture team, Joel Farmer has more than 30 years of healthcare design experience.
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Tim King

Vice President, Principal
PE, LEED AP
Tim King is Vice President with oversight of Marketing and Business Development.
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Tom Chapman

Vice President
PE, CPM, CHC
Tom Chapman is Vice President of Engineering, bringing more than 40 years of experience to the team.
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Chris Ward

Vice President, Principal
As Vice President, Chris Ward stewards the company's finances and monitors the strategic performance of the firm.
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Stacey Paul

Director of Civil Engineering
PE
Stacey Paul is a senior civil engineer and project manager, focused on designing campus site improvements.
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DeShun Johnson

Director of MEP Engineering
DeShun Johnson is an electrical designer with a passion for healthcare design and valuable team-building experience.
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Mark VanderWoude

Director of Project Management
PE
Mark VanderWoude is an experienced structural engineer with expertise in structured parking solutions, complex health renovations, and new construction.
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Kari Allen

Healthcare Practice Leader
AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, EDAC
Kari Allen brings a unique perspective and technical healthcare design experience to our team. Her strong understanding of the complex...
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Dan Bajor

Design Practice Leader
AIA, LEED AP
As Design Practice Leader, Dan provides leadership while coordinating complex teams to deliver projects on schedule and on budget.
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Heather Zeto

Sustainability Practice Leader
LEED AP BD+C/O+M, WELL AP
Heather Zeto leads sustainability projects for the public and private sector, focusing on high-performance building design and life-cycle assessment.
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Adam Ogrzewalla

Director of Architecture
AIA, LEED GA
Adam is an experienced architect and senior project manager with an expertise in building renovation projects.
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Chris Guess

Director of Human Resources
Chris Guess focuses on working with the leadership team to implement ongoing change as Guidon continues to move forward.
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Brian Robinson

Practice Leader
Brian communicates effectively and ensures seamless collaboration within multi-faceted teams.
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Healthcare. Campus. Workplace. Beyond.

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