John Chapman Rejoins EUA as Madison Studio Director

EUA is excited to announce that John Chapman, AIA, NCARB has rejoined the firm as the Madison Office Studio Director. Previously with EUA for 12 years, Chapman has significant experience working with large clients including Acuity, GE Healthcare, Gehl and Uline.

In his role as Madison Studio Director, Chapman will provide leadership to the office, engaging with clients, partners and the community to ensure high-quality service, as well as use his 30 years of experience to mentor the next generation of architects and designers. When asked about returning to EUA, John stated “It was the easiest decision I’ve ever had to make in my career. EUA is a firm with purpose and principle, built around values that have created a “people-first” culture. EUA provides exceptional service, delivered by the best and brightest, who genuinely care about the success of our clients.”

Rich Tennessen, EUA’s President commented, “We are excited to have John on board at EUA again. His experience, ability to create connections with clients and team members is an asset to the Madison office and the firm. John is thrilled to be part of the Madison community again, having previously spent nine years in the city.”

Chapman joins EUA most recently from HGA where he served as Vice President and Design Principal for the firm’s Public|Corporate group.

Chapman received a Master of Architecture with Honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received a post-graduate Edward L. Ryerson Traveling Fellowship, which is awarded to University of Illinois architecture students who demonstrate outstanding design ability, technical competence and promise of professional leadership.

Chapman is a registered architect in Wisconsin and a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin and NAIOP.

EUA is best known for designing environments that elevate people’s potential. The firm has contributed to the architectural fabric of Madison with noted projects including StartingBlock Madison, Ovation 309, Goodman Community Center Brass Works, and the Aldo Leopold Residence Hall at UW-Madison. Our employees believe in giving back to the Madison community, supporting groups such as Ronald McDonald House of Madison, Operation Fresh Start, Food for Though Initiative, Farm to School and many more. For additional information, please visit the firm’s website at