Chief Executive Officer
Leif Selkregg, CEO and co-founder of Rise, leads the Rise Institutions practice focused on cultural, educational and healthcare projects.
has successfully delivered billions of dollars in development and operations consulting programs for his
Known for his
intense professionalism and strategic capability, Mr. Selkregg
provides clients with the structure and momentum to obtain closure at critical decision points from the earliest visioning and planning stages through implementation.
In addition to museums, universities, and cultural and arts organizations, his
clients include organizations such as Microsoft
and General Motors
is passionately committed to ensuring that Rise
delivers the best strategic planning, program management and project management services available in the global marketplace.
big-picture perspective enables early and effective definition, planning and decision-making for both large, multi-project programs and smaller, more intricate projects.
Mr. Selkregg received his degree in architecture at the University of Oregon, is a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and sat on the Board of Overseers for Harvard University.
Mr. Selkregg was instrumental in establishing Northwestern University's Architectural Engineering and Design Program and the Rise International Distinguished Architect in Residence, as well as the Selkregg Community Engagement and Service Learning Award at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Mr. Selkregg is Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marwen, a non-profit organization in Chicago providing inspiration, high quality visual arts education, college planning and career development programs at no cost to under-served youth.