Juan Vergara

Juan is a world traveler who is constantly inspired by the human spirit. From his childhood roots in Colombia to his studies in Europe and work experience in Argentina, Juan has passionately sought opportunities that acquaint him with varied cultures, landscapes and design. Juan believes that good design helps to create resilient communities, and that thoughtful infill can strengthen a city and preserve its diverse neighborhoods. Juan approaches every project with a fresh perspective; He asks difficult questions with the expectation of arriving at unanticipated solutions that help create exciting and well-loved buildings.

Causes: Juan and his family organize “Glowing Smiles”, a 400-person annual 5K run in Wisconsin whose proceeds go to fund scholarships for elementary education students at the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh and college bound students at Middleton High School, and honor the memory of his sister.