Chris Thibodeaux


Retail Sector Grocery Practice Director | Principal
Standing north of 6’5” tall, Chris commands a room — but it’s his genuine care for the clients he serves and his steady, calm leadership that make the biggest impact. As our retail sector grocery practice director and a principal, Chris champions smart design and is dedicated to service — both important qualities valued by Henderson’s national retail partners.

With nearly 20 years of experience, Chris leads a specialized team that can efficiently adapt designs to the constraints, climate and jurisdictional requirements of multiple project locations. Chris’ reputation is built on his hands-on approach, working closely with Henderson’s retail partners through all stages of development and construction, including preliminary and construction site observations, code review, and analysis. He’s also a favorite colleague in the office, always willing and ready to lend a helping hand to anyone who needs it.


  • Bachelor of Architectural Engineering

    Kansas State University

Thought Leadership

  • Article

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    Workplace: Design Guidelines for Infection Control

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    Housing: Design Guidelines for Infection Control