VENUE SECTOR PRACTICES

When it comes to arenas, stadiums, airports, and multi-purpose venues, we know what it takes to design a space that’s performance ready for every ticket holder or tailgater. From sports fans and professional athletes to concert or conference goers, travelers, and fitness devotees, our Venue Sector experts are always focused on the end-user. We blend functionality with technical expertise to find innovative solutions that enhance performance, amenities, and comfort. When it comes to designing environments where thousands of people come together, our Venue Sector experts lead the field.

Explore our Venue Sector practices and learn more about our relevant project experience. Learn more about Henderson’s extensive experience in other market sectors here.

VENUE SECTOR

LEADERS

Our leaders are industry experts, well-respected for their experience, drive, and people-first approach. Full of passion, creativity, and wisdom, our leadership is highly collaborative and committed to delivering nothing but the best. Henderson’s vision is to build a better world, and we believe that starts with leaders who embody our company culture and core values.


Ryan Starkovich

Venue Sector Executive | Principal


Allison Black

Venue Sector Client Relationship Director


Megan Oberg

Venue Sector Marketing Manager

Venue SECTOR LEADERS

James Dietz

Venue Sector Aviation Practice Director | Principal

Mischa Haramia

Venue Sector Entertainment Practice Director | Principal

Kelly Hyde

Venue Sector Sports Practice Co-Director | Principal

Sean Kolich

Venue Sector Sports Practice Co-Director | Associate

Nathan Malone

Venue Sector Design & Construction Director | Venue Sector Fitness Practice Director | Principal

Phil Miller

Venue Sector Project Director | Principal

Andrea Mulvany

Venue Sector Operations Director | Principal

Russ Murdock

Venue Sector Technical Director | Venue Sector Convention Center Practice Director | Principal

CONSTRUCTION OR COMMISSIONING HELP?

We believe good design requires great building partners to bring it to life. Our sister company, Henderson Building Solutions, bridges the gap between design, construction, and ongoing building maintenance. Together, we seamlessly combine our engineering knowledge with in-the-field expertise to provide an unmatched client experience.

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PROJECTS

We could tell you all day how we always find new ways to innovate, but we’d rather let our projects speak for themselves. Browse our project gallery to discover what we’ve been working on in the Venue Sector.

Masterplan Phase 2 - Tampa International Airport

S.B. Ballard Stadium Renovation - Old Dominion University

Wisconsin Center Expansion & Renovation

ROW DTLA Athletic Club

Littlejohn Coliseum - Clemson University

Standees Theatre

IN THE NEWS

Our people are always up to great things. Flip through the stories below to stay up to date on latest the latest news, awards, and announcements from Henderson.

January 20, 2023

Henderson Companies Appoints New Chief Operations Officer

National design and construction firm promotes Darrell Stein, a 23-year company veteran, to c-suite executive team.

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January 13, 2023

Venue Professional Magazine Highlights Henderson’s KC Current Stadium Project

Venue Professional Magazine

Principals Katelyn DePenning and Andrea Mulvany discuss historic $117 million project that is building the standard for women's sports.

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January 10, 2023

ARIZCC Showcases Henderson-Designed NBA/WNBA Training Facility

Arizona Contractor & Community Magazine

Leading architecture, engineering, and construction industry magazine features Henderson's Verizon 5G Performance Center project in Phoenix.

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January 6, 2023

Women in STEM YouTube Series Features Henderson Principals

Women in STEM

Katelyn DePenning and Andrea Mulvany discuss their professional journeys and how the engineering landscape has evolved for women.

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December 21, 2022

Passenger Terminal World Features Henderson Principal in Q&A

Passenger Terminal World Magazine

James Dietz, aviation practice director, is interviewed for the January 2023 issue of Passenger Terminal World magazine.

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December 19, 2022

Keen on Retirement Podcast Interviews Henderson Executives About ESOP

Keen on Retirement Podcast

Henderson Engineers CEO Kevin Lewis, CFO Dana Kettle, and CMO Robin Broder Gibson discuss the firm's switch to 100% employee ownership.

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November 30, 2022

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Interviews Henderson Executives About Bentonville Office Relocation

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal

Leaders from Henderson Engineers discuss the September 2022 relocation of the company's Bentonville office.

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September 26, 2022

Henderson Engineers Relocates Bentonville Office

Henderson Engineers announces the September 2022 relocation of its Bentonville office from Phyllis Street to 805 S. Walton Blvd., Suite 100.

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October 31, 2022

Stadia Magazine Features Henderson Principal in Engineering Roundtable

Stadia Magazine

Venue Sector Technical Director Russ Murdock discusses how Henderson Engineers navigates various challenges while designing stadiums.

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October 25, 2022

VIDEO: Henderson Principals Discuss KC Current Stadium Project

KSHB 41 News

KSHB 41 News spoke with Henderson representatives about the $117 million project, which is being spearheaded by a team of women engineers.

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

We’re an organization of innovators and idea-generators, and we love to share what we know with others. Scroll our thought leadership library for technical expertise, design discoveries, industry trainings, and more from the brains behind the building systems.

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Getting in the Game: The History of Venue Design at Henderson Engineers
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Upgrading to First Class: The Future of Airports
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Entertainment: Design Guidelines for Infection Control
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Henderson Teams Up with IAVM
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Speeding Up the Fan Experience with 5G
Article, PDF
Reinventing Sun Devil Stadium

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