Tim Tracey, AIA is the director of SmithGroup’s Chicago office. He leads a multi-disciplinary office with a focus on design quality achieved through a holistic and integrated design process, building relationships with clients and partners, and furthering SmithGroup’s reputation as an award-winning firm. A consummate collaborator, Tim believes that an interdisciplinary team approach is at the heart of design that enables new experiences. Always with a goal of design excellence, Tim builds teams, studies process improvement, and embraces interdisciplinary design for optimized design outcomes. Tim received a Bachelor of Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology.