Craig Veile

Craig Veile

Belleville, IL, US



I am a senior designer/project manager focused primarily on the education market. Also love golf, and traveling.


FGM Architects, O'Fallon, IL, US, Senior Designer / Project Manager

Senior Designer - focused on the planning and design of K-12 schools. Also functioned as a Project Manager and client manager for K-12 clients.

Apr 2009 - Apr 2012

TRi Architects, Saint Louis, MO, US, Senior Designer

Senior Designer - focused on the planning and design of K-12 schools.

Sep 2005 - Apr 2009

WHGK Inc. - Architects / Woolpert LLP, Fairview Heights, IL, US, Partner - Design / Architectural Group Manager / Design Leader

Began at WHGK as Partner-in-charge of Design for seven years. Led acquisition efforts with Woolpert LLP, forming a full service regional AE group, focused on educational facilities. Initially served Woolpert as Architectural Group Manager, and transitioned into Design Leader as workload and group grew rapidly.

Apr 1990 - Sep 2005

PGAV Architects, Saint Louis, MO, US, PA / PM

PA for commercial, resort housing and entertainment projects. Served as PM in latter years.

Dec 1983 - Apr 1990

HOK, Saint Louis, MO, US, Job Captain / PA

Job Captain - interior and exterior detailing for two high-rise corporate headquarters. PA for a mid-rise speculative office building.

Feb 1982 - Dec 1983


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Champaign, IL , MArch, Master's of Architecture

Housing Environments - design option focused on not only the design, but also the social, economic and regulatory aspects of all types and scales of housing projects. Seminars and studios had additional emphasis on housing for the elderly.

Aug 1979 - May 1981

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Champaign, IL, BArch, Bachelors of Architectural Studies

Architectural design, history, structures, construction and MEP systems.

Aug 1975 - May 1977

Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL, US, Associate of Arts

General studies.

Aug 1973 - Jun 1975


TRi Architects - Employee of the Year, Award


Earl Prize Nominee, Honorable Mention

University of Illinois - design award submission for a single family residence.


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