Mr. John Hrivnak, AIA

Hrivnak Associates, Ltd.

Contact Details

Hrivnak Associates, Ltd.
Valley, NE


John Hrivnak, AIA, NCARB, MBA, LEED AP

John Hrivnak has a bunch of initials behind his name – all of which you recognize – but that’s only part of the story.

In addition to his degrees in business and architecture, he attended law school, obtained a license in commercial real estate, has a certification as a professional life coach, a FEMA certificate, his LEED AP and is currently taking advanced classes in real estate.

Career highlights:
• Principal in 5 architectural firms ranging from local to international in scope
• Professor
• Musician
• Realtor
• Real Estate Investor
• Founded and ran a Community Health Center in rural Kansas
• Former Pastor
• Consultant
• Speaker nationally and internationally on the design and finance of Senior Living Facilities

When not working:
• Plays competitive USTA tennis
• Bikes
• Sings with the Elgin Choral Union
• Volunteers with various organizations from Elgin’s Downtown Neighborhood Association to a homeless shelter, the Hesed House

Greatest accomplishment to date:
• Has 6 sons, 6 grandkids and 1 more on the way!
• Grew a beard


Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Wittenberg University
Springfield, Ohio, United States
B.A. Business Administration

U. of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Job History

Hrivnak Associates, Ltd.
St.Charles, IL, United States


  • Accessibility Compliance
  • Agency Consulting / Review / Approval
  • Architectural Design
  • Building Measurement
  • Construction Documentation: Drawings
  • Construction Documentation: Specifications
  • Construction Management
  • Design-Build
  • Detailed Site Utilization Studies
  • Expert Witness
  • Facility Evaluation Services
  • Graphic Design
  • Historic Preservation
  • Interior Design
  • Leasing Brochures
  • LEED Certification Services
  • Lighting Design
  • Marketing Studies
  • Program Management
  • Programming
  • Project Administration
  • Project Financing
  • Project Promotion / Public Relations
  • Project Representation
  • Renderings
  • Schedule Development / Monitoring
  • Site Analysis and Selection
  • Space Planning
  • Space Schematics / Flow Diagrams
  • Start-Up Assistance
  • Strategic Facility Planning
  • Structural Design
  • Tenant-Related Services


  • American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA)
  • American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA)
  • American Hospital Association (AHA)
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)


  • Grandkids, kids, tennis, bicycling, singing, reading