Sharp Architects Inc. of DeKalb has hired Jeffrey Keppler to the position of Project Architect.
Keppler, a resident of Sycamore, brings an advanced set of skills to the firm as well as passion for the design and building processes. He has more than eight years of experience and has worked on a diverse range of projects including recreation centers, libraries, village halls, police stations, courthouses and several sustainability-focused LEED projects.
He was previously employed at the Elgin office of Dewberry & Associates Inc., a nationwide Architectural and Engineering firm. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and a United States Green Building Council LEED-accredited professional in Building Design and Construction. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. He recently passed the Architect Registration Exam to become a fully licensed architect, and received his State of Illinois license in October.
Keppler's recent projects include work on the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore and the DeKalb Police Station.