Cindy A. McCleary

Cindy A. McCleary, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Vice President Managing Principal

Office Minneapolis


An expert in visioning and consensus building, Cindy has focused her 20-year career on building an adeptness for guiding and facilitating special interest groups, public sector clients and multiple stakeholders to realize strategically driven results. Her experience as a programmer and planner has earned her a reputation for advanced thinking and strategically-driven design processes.

As leader of our Minneapolis studio, Cindy is dedicated to finding new ways to collaborate and empower underrepresented voices, which she believes is key to exceptional design.


Master of Arts, Architecture, University of Minnesota

Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota


Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

American Library Association (ALA)