Tony LoBello is a Principal with SmithGroup and the Studio Leader for their Chicago Higher Education practice. In more than 25 years of architectural practice, Tony possesses expertise projects ranging from complex renovations to new construction and master planning. He has a specialized expertise in business school programming and design. As an active leader in the Chicago design community, Tony served as president of the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects and as a part-time professor of architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He served as the sponsorship chair for the SCUP North Central Regional Committee from 2005 to 2013 and is currently a Corporate Trustee of the Associated Colleges of Illinois.