Welcoming Geoff Aiken: Leading our Cleveland Office

Excitement is brewing in our Cleveland office as we warmly welcome Geoff Aiken, AIA, LEED AP to our team!


As Desmone’s newest hire, Regional Vice President and leader of our Cleveland office, Geoff brings a wealth of experience, passion and commitment that perfectly aligns with our values and mission. His arrival marks a significant milestone in our journey toward continued growth and success, and we couldn’t be happier to have him on board.

Geoff joins us with an impressive background serving in leadership roles where he demonstrated strategic thinking and a dedication to fostering a culture of innovation. His track record of driving results and delivering outstanding client experiences speaks volumes about his character and capabilities.

Some career highlights include:

  • Co-author of LA Now 3-4: A Case for Downtown Living
  • Managed and lead major design projects ($70M – $250M) in various markets
    • Sports and Entertainment
    • Media
    • Healthcare
    • Mixed Use Commercial
    • Higher Education
    • Institutional/Municipal
    • Historic Renovation
  • Client manager for major institutions
    • Cleveland Browns
    • Cleveland State University
    • The Ohio State University
    • Cleveland Clinic
    • University of Akron
    • MetroHealth System
  • Participated in the Cleveland Clinic Design Standards Committee to develop enterprise-wide standards and guidelines for clinical spaces
  • Healthcare Design Conference Speaker: Emergency Room Spit Flow Design
  • Preservation Pittsburgh Civic Arena Design Competition: Honorable Mention

As we embark on this new chapter with Geoff leading the way, we are filled with optimism and excitement for the possibilities that lie ahead.

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Geoff Aiken. We are thrilled to have him on our team and can’t wait to see all that we will accomplish together!


Welcome to the team, Geoff!