Kirk S. Teske, AIA LEED Fellow

Chief Operations Officer / Chief Sustainability Officer, HKS Inc.

Kirk Teske


Kirk is a principal with HKS, Inc. and serves as both their Chief Operations Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer. He established HKS’ sustainability consulting practice resulting in excess of 75 LEED certifications and 100 LEED registered projects. He spent the majority of his earlier career orchestrating the design of large corporate campuses and resort hotels. Highlights of Kirk’s service to the profession include 2013 President of AIA Dallas, member of the Dallas Center for Architecture board, founding chair of the USGBC North Texas Chapter, USGBC Chapter Steering Committee and chair of AIA Dallas Committee on the Environment.