Jess Gebhardt, NCARB, LEED Green Associate


Jess is passionate about utilizing architecture as a means to improve the quality of life for people. She is interested in how careful design can transform communities and the environment. She cares about incorporating sustainable approaches in her work and in her life and appreciates how even small choices can have a meaningful impact. Her experience ranges from small interior build-outs to large scale master planning projects, and her skills are versatile, including 3D modeling, rendering, detailing, and drafting. She appreciates the personal relationships that are built during a project, she works well within a team environment, and her love of tackling a challenge makes her able to effectively participate in all phases of a project, and achieve the best possible outcome. 

Outside of work, Jess can be found riding her bike, practicing and performing Irish dance, going to concerts, and spoiling her cats.

  • Masters of Architecture, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Certificate in Ecological Design, Magna Cum Laude

  • Bachelors of Science in Architecture, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Registered Architect in the State of Wisconsin

  • NCARB Certification

  • LEED Green Associate

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, TA for architectural sketching course

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Guest Critic, 2014-present

  • Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Adjunct Professor, CAD II - Architectural Graphics

  • Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Adjunct Professor, Codes & Contexts

  • Bay View Neighborhood Association, Board Member