Annual Meeting


Meet The Architect: John Ronan FAIA

John Ronan

Meet the architect of the Trust’s new Learning Center, John Ronan FAIA, who will share his design for the project following the Annual Meeting portion of the evening.

John Ronan FAIA is an architect, writer, and educator based in Chicago and Founding Principal of John Ronan Architects where he serves as Lead Designer and is known for his abstract yet sensuous work exploring materiality and atmosphere. John holds a Master of Architecture degree with distinction from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan. His work has been exhibited internationally and covered extensively by the international design press. He has lectured widely and there are three publications on his firm’s work. His writings have appeared in books, journals and Poetry magazine. His firm has received numerous design awards, including three AIA Institute National Honor Awards. In 2017, John received the American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award. He is currently the John and Jeanne Rowe Endowed Professor of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture.

Dress code: Business or business casual; no denim.

Cash bar is available at the Front Grill at 5 pm before the 5:30 pm Annual Meeting.