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Work-Life HBA | Get to know Mike Eckmann

By August 18, 2020June 17th, 2021No Comments
Michael Eckmann

“I have been fortunate to work with some truly great clients here at HBA. The relationships formed with the client and our team always result in a successful project. I am honestly happy and proud to say that I am a part of a team that brings the client’s visions to life and sees creative ideas come to fruition.”

Get to Know Mike Eckmann!

Mike is an architect that takes pride in “getting it right” for the client. He looks forward to the moment on each project when a client walks through their space and realizes it meets their needs and goals. Driven by a proven process and always thorough in the details, Mike understands that each small task is a step towards accomplishing the overall best outcome for the client. His thoughtful and analytical approach contributes to many successful projects at HBA.

A Talented Problem Solver

Mike feels that one of the most rewarding parts of his job is getting to experience the reaction of a client as a project successfully comes together. To reach that moment, Mike knows that the coordination effort is critical to keep a team of designers, consultants, and contractors working towards the same end goal. While daunting at times, he sees this as an opportunity to problem-solve, getting the right pieces of information to the correct team member on time to keep everyone on track. “I enjoy the challenge and love to find different solutions for each project team.”

Henry Doorly Sea Lion Exhibit

Mike is helping to lead the sea lion exhibit project at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.

Fun Facts

We asked Mike for some fun facts, and we learned some new things about him:

  • Growing up, Mike gravitated towards art and shop classes. It was evident a career in architecture would be a good fit!
  • The apples do not fall far from the tree! Mike and his wife enjoy seeing their two energetic and determined boys find interest in the arts and sciences as they discover new things at school.
  • Mike is an architect by day and drummer in a local cover band by night. Involved with music at school, he discovered he could hear a song and pick it up on the drums.
  • Mike also enjoys traveling by motorcycle. He has taken a couple of exciting road trips, one from Omaha to Las Vegas and another from Omaha to Savannah, Georgia.