Since joining HPA in 2004, John Mitchell has distinguished himself as a design leader skilled in managing the challenges of complex mixed-use construction. Proving himself an effective project manager and a clear communicator, he has led the design team for some of the firm’s most substantial commissions, including the Graduate Hotel Nashville, 811 Uptown, and 1225 Old Town – named Development of the Year at the Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards.

John is a key member of the HPA’s Technical Services committee, which advances best practices and facilitates professional development initiatives. An expert in building envelope systems, he organizes comprehensive drawing reviews to promote high quality deliverables.