PROFILE

Biographies

John Toniolo

Licensed Illinois Architect
Project Architect
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B.S.A.S. University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
Architecture Studies

Practicing architecture in the Chicago, Illinois area and worked with an architectural firm on the North Shore for 7 years prior to joining GTH Architects in 2007

  • Member ALA (Association of Licensed Architects)
  • The Alain Locke Initiative - Associate Board Member, 2005 - 2010
  • Supporter for Designs for Dignity, Chicago
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio, Oak Park - Volunteer Education Department, 1999 - Present
  • Chicago Home + Garden Magazine - Chairs for Charity 2011
  • Supporter for Michiana Humane Society, Participant in 2011 Holiday House Tour

Jeffry Harting

President, GTH Architects
Lead Designer, Project Manager
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B. S. Miami University
Bachelor of Environmental Design,
Minor in Landscape Architecture

Attended University of Maryland and The Center for Urban Studies, Alexandria, Virginia, as a collaboration between Oxford University, Cal Poly Tech, Virginia Tech and Miami University

Practiced architecture in the greater Washington DC area for 9 years, before relocating to Chicago, IL. Prior to co-founding GTH Architects, worked for 11 years with a North Shore architectural firm

  • National Board member for The Gift of Adoption, 2009 - Present
  • Illinois Board member for The Gift of Adoption, 2008 - Present
  • Board Member for Clockwise Theatre, Waukegan, Illinois
  • Supporter for Designs for Dignity, Chicago
  • Supporter for The Alain Locke Initiative
  • Chicago Home + Garden Magazine - Chairs for Charity 2011
  • Supporter for Michiana Humane Society, Participant in 2011 Holiday House Tour

Betsy (Sara E.F.) Gensburg

Vice President, GTH Architects
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Licensed Architect in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin
M.Arch University of Illinois at Chicago
B.Arch Tulane University
B.A. Art History, Newcomb College of Tulane University
Attended Preservation Institute: Nantucket, summer program by the Univ. of Florida

Practicing Architecture in metropolitan Chicago land area since 1978

  • Member AIA (American Institute of Architects)
  • Member ALA (Association of Licensed Architects)
  • Member NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards)
  • Member International Code Council
  • Member Who's Who Worldwide
  • National Association of Professional & Executive Women
  • Tau Sigma Delta, Architecture Honor Society (Tulane University)