Illinois Chapter


President - Chris Rogan, University of Illinois
Vice-President - Chuck Hardy, GSA
Founding Partner - Greg Andre, K&L Gates
Programming - Julia DeRosi, GSA |Rick Stuckey, Cannon Design | Mike Pederson, Mortenson
                             Cy Rangel, Purdue University | Shannon Tucker, University of Illinois
                             Ben Bessert, Whiting-Turner |   Marc Rogers, CCS 
Marketing & Membership -  John Holbert, IMEG Corp
Social Media -  Michael Hanley, LJC
Sponsorship -  open

Need Training Between Conferences and Local Chapter Events?

In addition to COAA's highly valuable local chapter events and in-person national conferences, COAA also offers multiple opportunities for distance learning. Visit the COAA Owner Training Institute page to learn about training courses, live and on-demand webinars, and Lorman Education Offerings.

Exciting Happenings in 2023!

Diversifying Institutional Design & Construction Leadership

Thursday, June 22 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM Central Time.

Join the Illinois Chapter of the Construction Owners Association of America, for its 2023 Summer Workshop! Stay Tuned for additional details!

Register Today!


We're delighted to announce our partnership with Chicago Build, the leading construction & design show in the Midwest.

Chicago Build will be taking over McCormick Place on October 11-12 and is currently allocating prime booths at no extra cost.

Exhibit at the leading construction & design show to:
* Connect with contractors, architects, developers, realtors, government agencies, and construction professionals from the leading AEC companies
* Network with C-suite decision-makers through exclusive networking events
* Showcase your latest products to 22,000+ attendees
* Meet 350+ high-profile speakers
* Position yourself as an industry leader
* Attending companies include:  AECOM, JLL, Gilbane Building Company, Turner Construction Company, HNTB, plus more!

Inquire Now:  

Prime exhibition space is selling fast so get in touch at to secure your booth or for further information.

See you there!