April 16, 2015

Sam Mudro joins HKS as chief financial officer, responsible for managing all financial aspects of the 1,100-person firm. In addition, he is involved in the firm’s international operations, as well as domestic operations, including process auditing, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, project profitability, and cash management and banking relationships. 

Prior to joining HKS, Mudro worked for Thomson Reuters as senior director of financial planning and analysis, where he worked with tax and accounting business for the $12.5 billion global provider of technology and integrated information solutions. 

His experience also includes working for Grant Thornton LLP as national director of U.S. operations. He was responsible for achieving defined strategic goals and for day-to-day operations for the 56-office firm with more than $1 billion in revenue. 

HKS President and CEO Dan Noble, FAIA, FACHA, notes, “Sam is an accomplished and versatile results-driven financial professional with extensive experience in finance, accounting and business operations. His emphasis on strategic planning will allow him to see the business drivers behind the numbers to support and guide HKS’ strategic plan goals.” 

Mudro graduated cum laude with a Master of Business Administration degree in finance/change management and leadership from DePaul University’s Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in Chicago. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. 

A father of two children, ages 6 and 8, he and his wife spend time volunteering at Hidden Lakes Elementary and coach youth volleyball. In 2013 and 2014, he lent his expertise to Heart House Dallas, serving on the Board of Directors. The not-for-profit group is a free after-school educational program that provides a safe haven and academic support to at-risk children while encouraging them to become good citizens. 

HKS, Inc. is a leading architectural design firm ranked among the top five architectural engineering firms, according to Building Design+Construction magazine. Since its founding in 1939, HKS has completed construction projects totaling more than $77 billion in more than 1,648 cities located in 84 countries. The firm operates from 26 offices worldwide. For more information, contact Trish Martineck at tmartineck@hksinc.com

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