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

img here
Kelly Kolar
President & Founder
img here
Mary Dietrich
Managing Director, Experiential Graphic Design
img here
Allan Abram
Chief Operating Officer
img here
Serge Bruylants
Managing Director, Interiors
img here
Bryan Kutchera
Director, Finance & Information Technology
img here
Emily Kester
Design Director
img here
Buddy Blum
Senior Architect
img here
Andy Huth
Senior Designer
img here
Blake Kishler
Senior Designer
img here
Caitlin Yurchak
Client Project Manager
img here
Brian McDaniel
Project Lead
img here
Hannah Anderson
Senior Designer
img here
John Kennedy
Senior Designer
img here
Suzanne Hopkins
Senior Designer
img here
Amy Schlachter
Interior Designer
img here
Lauren Moeller
Designer
img here
Audrey Eyman
Designer
img here
Joe Sizemore
Client Project Manager
img here
Anthony Gregory
Marketing Specialist
img here
karen deime
Sr. Executive Assistant

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

Workplace Optimization: Bridging the Gap in Between CFOs, Revenue Officers, and HR Leaders