Jeff Funovits

Principal, Campus Planning Director / Kansas City

Jeff Funovits holds over 30 years of experience working with developers, universities and collegiate athletics. His diverse professional experience and extensive design portfolio allow him to approach projects with a balance of creative thinking and realistic, achievable design solutions that generate reliable returns for stakeholders.

For the past decade, Jeff’s primary focus has been planning and designing collegiate athletics facilities. His careful design approach and comprehensive understanding of the business side of collegiate athletics has cemented his role as a leader within the industry. Jeff values fostering long-term relationships with clients that are based on trust, communication and collaboration.

As a market leader and mentor at Populous, Jeff excels at strengthening team dynamics and focusing on successful project deliveries. His firm-wide positions include a seat at the Americas Resource Council and the role of Co-chair for Business Objectives within the firm’s internal culture initiative, Pop Together. Outside of the office, Jeff gives back to his community through his involvement in coaching youth ice hockey and participation with the Tickets for Kids Charities.