Andy Eckert, AIA, LEED AP

Manager, Architecture

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Grand Rapids

Over the course of a nearly 20-year career in architecture, Andy has honed his ability to relate with clients, understand their goals, and collaborate on solutions that yield high-performing spaces completed on time and within budget. In a field where communication and interaction are crucial to a successful project, Andy excels. His experience runs the full gamut of commercial project types, from workplaces and mixed-use facilities to multi-family residences and hospitality spaces.

Andy joined Concept Design in 2012 and has served as a key member of the leadership team. Following Ghafari’s acquisition of Concept Design in 2018, he continues to provide leadership as manager of the firm’s Grand Rapids-based architecture team. In this role, he oversees document production, manages resources, and mentors junior team members in addition to serving as project architect on a variety of large-scale commercial projects.

Andy has a Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in architecture from Lawrence Technological University. He is currently serving as president of the American Institute of Architects’ Grand Rapids chapter and won the Young Architect Award in 2017. He’s also affiliated with the U.S. Green Building Council.