Thomas Roszak, an architect, received a National Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects in 2008. Roszak was honored to be in the special 2005 Architectural Digest Issue, being named among the best residential architects. In his 30-year career, Roszak has developed, designed, and built commercial properties, hotels, condominiums, and award-winning private residences. He heads four separate companies: Thomas Roszak Architecture, devoted to architecture and planning; SteelGrass, dedicated to environmentally sensitive design-build projects and construction management for residential and commercial properties; TR Management + Consulting, which focuses on project management and real estate consulting; and Moceri + Roszak, a real estate development firm. He was an Adjunct Professor in the College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, where he taught comprehensive architectural design and construction studio.