LEO A DALY's Omaha headquarters carries on a legacy of design excellence and innovation that goes back to our founding in 1915. We were one of the first firms to pioneer the use of interdisciplinary project teams to ensure maximum efficiency and client satisfaction. Since our founding, we have completed many of the major planning and design efforts throughout the Omaha Metropolitan Area, and expanded with projects all over the world. There isn’t a project type that we have not designed: from major hospitals, office towers, and museums, to modern corporate interiors, hybrid operating rooms, and remote sites for climate-change research. We believe in designing to enhance the environment and enrich the human experience. 


Chris Johnson, AIA, LEED AP
Vice President; Managing Principal


8600 Indian Hills Drive
Omaha, NE 68114-4039
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Omaha Leadership

Christopher J. Johnson

Christopher J. Johnson, AIA, LEED AP

Vice President

Managing Principal


Chris is a registered architect with deep knowledge of both the design and construction industries, making him an exceptional leader and client steward. He has almost three decades of architecture and construction experience, including conceptual design, site design, design development, construction documents, document review, and master planning for many of the region’s defining projects. He has served as president of the Omaha chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and is a member of the greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Omaha-Council Bluffs American Heart Association Executive Leadership Team and the Downtown Omaha Rotary Club.

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John W. Andrews

John W. Andrews, AIA, NCARB

Vice President

Market Sector Leader - Healthcare


As a healthcare architect of 35 years, John has led the development and execution of all types of healthcare projects, from small clinics to large, greenfield hospitals, to one of only four biocontainment patient care units in the United States. His expertise encompasses all phases of design, including programming, master planning, schematic design, design development, contract documents, and construction contract administration. Government or private sector, he excels at reconciling the interests of disparate parties, and creating a shared vision of innovation, efficiency, and improved patient care.

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Denis I. Goeser

Denis I. Goeser, AIA, NCARB

Senior Project Manager

Market Sector Leader - Aviation


In addition to a wide variety of terminal planning and design projects, Denis has served as project manager for over 100 airport traffic control towers, TRACONs, and related projects across the country and internationally. Projects have included developing, site-adapting, modifying, and redesigning FAA tower and base building standards, and custom-designing towers and base buildings as symbols reflecting the unique character of some of our nation’s best-known airports. As project manager and project architect, he led two consecutive five-year FAA national task order contracts, and recently completed a six-year ATCT and TRACON Task Order contract for the FAA Central Region. He has twice edited the FAA Control Tower and TRACON Design Order, and has completed training in Design-Build Project Delivery at the Design-Build Institute of America.

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