Chicago’s OKW Architects names president

Cole Gagnon (Photo courtesy of OKW Architects.)

Cole Gagnon has been promoted to president of Chicago-based OKW Architects.

Known for her high standards for excellence, analytical mind, and one-of-a-kind personality, she becomes the company’s second-ever president.

In 2020, Gagnon was named a partner and Director of People, championing our staff and acting as a resource for their professional pursuits. As president, Gagnon will collaborate with her fellow partners, Andy Koglin, Jon Talty (CEO), and Katie Lambert (Design Director) to strategically steer the firm into the future.

Koglin, who has held the president position at OKW since 1999, will remain at OKW as principal.