Our Team

Jose A. Duarte, P.E., LEED® AP

Jose , a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois, holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science of Project Management from Northwestern University.  He has over twelve years experience in engineering, program management, and construction management.  In recent years, Jose has managed $25 million dollars of luxury and  mixed use residential projects in Chicago.  Jose’s technical background, along with his hands on management expertise, provides his clients with precise guidance throughout the development and construction process.  Jose is also a LEED® (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Accredited Professional, and ready to assist you on your next certified green building project.


Vani Tako, CmIT

Vani, a licensed Professional Engineer in the country of Albania and CmIT from Construction Management Association of America, holds a bachelor degree in Structural Engineering from Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania and a Master of Science in Construction Management from Illinois Institute of Technology. He has about 11 years of combined experience in engineering, construction technical support, project management and construction management. Vani’s experience varies from a high security $ 45 mill building at the U.S. Embassy in Tirana Albania to single family house renovation and construction. Construction site management, office project management and excellent communication skills with constructions crews, architects and owners make him a very important team player in a successful project delivery in a timely manner.