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Will Lead Growth of Civil Engineering Team in Midwest

OAK BROOK, Ill. (June 28, 2022) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Jon Grzywa has joined the firm as a Civil Engineering Manager in the firm’s Oak Brook, Illinois office. In this role, Grzywa will lead the growth of Ware Malcomb’s civil engineering team in Chicagoland and the Midwest.

A licensed professional engineer in Illinois and Wisconsin, Grzywa brings more than 15 years of experience in civil engineering design, project management and leadership to the firm. He has worked on a variety of project types including retail, office, healthcare, education, and hospitality projects. Grzywa’s experience includes both greenfield and redevelopment projects, as well as supporting national retail rollout and hospitality programs. Most recently, he managed several teams and projects across the Midwest for an architecture and engineering firm. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Citadel.

“We’re excited to expand our civil engineering team,” said Chris Strawn, Principal for Ware Malcomb. “Jon is our firm’s first civil engineer in the Midwest, and we’re looking forward to his contributions and leadership in this important role.”

“We’re excited to welcome Jon to the team and look forward to expanding civil engineering services in our region,” said Cameron Trefry, Principal for Ware Malcomb.

Ware Malcomb’s Civil Engineering team specializes in land development projects, with a focus on efficient design practices ensuring successful project outcomes. The team has worked on office, industrial, healthcare, public, institutional, retail, restaurant, mixed-use, multi-family, residential and subdivision projects.


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Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 15 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 25 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit and view Ware Malcomb’s Brand Video at

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Oak Brook, IL 60523

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