Our Team

WHY KOLAR

a team more than 30 years in the making.

We’re a group of experts, strategic thinkers, brand experience gurus, creative designers, and project managers. But at our core, we all do the same thing. We translate a discovered truth about your business into design strategies that solve your business challenges while we optimize your costs and make even your vision a reality.

Get to know us

Meet the team

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Kelly Kolar
President & Founder
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Serge Bruylants
Managing Director, Interiors
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Mary Dietrich
Managing Director, Experiential Graphic Design
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Brittany O'Bryan
Director, Brand & Employee Experience
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Bryan Kutchera
Director, Operations
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Andy Huth
Senior Designer
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Blake Kishler
Senior Designer
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Audrey Eyman
Designer
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Brian McDaniel
Construction Administration Lead
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Buddy Blum
Senior Architect
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Hannah Anderson
Construction Administration Lead
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John Kennedy
Construction Administration Lead
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Keegan Riley
Designer
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Lauren Moeller
Designer
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Joe Sizemore
Client Project Manager
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Sydney Ginley
Marketing Associate
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Suzanne Hopkins
Senior Designer
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Amy Schlachter
Interior Designer
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Becky Ruehl
Senior EGD Strategist
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Tara Schuler
Engagement & Business Development Lead

culture + company values

we are

innovators driving meaningful changes in the way people build relationships with space and one another. We lead with an open mind. 

humans who create beautiful experiences for other humans. We engage with empathy.

opportunity finders, bringing diverse perspectives to the table to learn together. We question everything.

collectively inspired and individually motivated to bring results to life. We deliver on our commitments.

connectors of ideas, influencers of our industry, and contributors to our community. We drive positive change.

about us

kolar in the community

Calling the Queen City city home is a large part of our identity. That’s why it is important for us to give back to our community. Kolar is proud to serve the following Cincinnati nonprofits.

featured project

Another Cincinnati local project we were honored to have a part in

employee spotlight

Blake Kishler

Brittany O'Bryan

Hannah Anderson

Amy Schlachter