Phil Hofstra

Recruiting and Culture Manager / Kansas City

Phil brings nearly 50 years of combined design experience as a professional architect and tenured university faculty and administrator. In his role at Populous, he leads our Americas region’s recruiting efforts through project experience and connections at professional and university levels. His professional practice experience includes the design of sports venues and healthcare facilities, and his teaching roles have been with the University of Kansas, New York University and University of Missouri-Kansas City. Most recently, Phil was a Professor of Practice at the University of Kansas, a position he held for eight years. In his time as an architect, Phil founded Populous’ Americas studio group and worked closely with the firm’s management team to plot a course for the future. In addition to numerous degrees, Phil has also completed a graduate design study at Harvard with Massimo Vignelli.