CHRIS L. HAFNER, AIA
MANAGING PRINCIPAL | DIRECTOR OF ARCHITECTURE
After graduating from Drury University, Chris made Kansas City his home, where he currently resides along with his wife Stephanie and sons Max, Sam, and Zach. Starting his career at DA+E as a wide-eyed intern in 1998, Chris has elevated himself within DA+E to principal and now oversees multi-million dollar developments and projects. Chris is responsible for supervising each project he or his staff is managing. When a question arises Chris is always available for explanation and solutions. Chris also handles a large majority of DA+E's land planning and development design. Working closely with developers and retailers, he has completed several multi-million dollar developments throughout the Midwest. Currently affiliated with the US Green Building Council, Chris understands and embraces the need for building “green”. Sustainable design will ensure not only our client’s success but the environment’s success.