Out with the warm weather but in with more new hires at Lakota! We are absolutely thrilled to announce the newest additions to our growing Team:

MARISA SHULZ, an experienced urban designer, planner, and writer, joins us as our first Marketing + Brand Director.  Marisa was most recently on the faculty at DePaul’s Chaddick institute for Metropolitan Development where she taught sustainability, urban planning and development at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

JESSICA PILON is a landscape designer with significant experience in projects that support health and wellness, including parks, playgrounds, large-scale bike park and trail projects, sports complexes, healing/memory support gardens, and senior living centers. Jessica joins us from Hitchcock Design Group.

SIRAJ ASFAHANI is a Lebanese architect and graphic designer who is currently enrolled in DePaul University’s Sustainable Urban Development Masters Program. Siraj brings years of experience in site planning and design and we are thrilled to have him as our star intern!

And in other news, we are excited to announce the smallest of the new additions to our Team, Emmerson Pearl Kritzman, the daughter of our Senior Associate, MIKE KRITZMAN and his wife Becca. Congratulations to the Kritzman family on their beautiful daughter.