May 14, 2024

New Leadership at Wright Heerema Architects: Kimberlyn de Buhr Named Director of Business Development

CHICAGO, IL – May 14, 2024 – Wright Heerema Architects proudly announces the appointment of Kimberlyn de Buhr as the firm’s new Director of Business Development. With a background in tenant representation brokerage and marketing, de Buhr brings valuable real estate insights to the architectural and interior design firm.

De Buhr’s appointment marks an exciting chapter for WHA as the firm expands its market reach, including the cannabis and pharmaceutical sector. Leveraging her robust expertise, she will strengthen existing client relationships while spearheading initiatives to broaden the firm’s portfolio.

Steve Wright, WHA Founder and Principal, expresses enthusiasm, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome Kimberlyn to our team. Her dynamic blend of experience and industry knowledge will be instrumental in driving our growth initiatives forward.”

Previously, de Buhr served as senior vice president with Transwestern’s Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions group in Chicago, IL. In this role, she advised clients in all aspects of their tenancy and was specifically skilled in maintaining successful long-term client relationships. Prior to her work in business development and commercial real estate, she was a marketer and graphic designer for automotive and related industries.

Kimberlyn earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Iowa State University, laying a solid foundation for her creative approach to business development.