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Election Ballot 2019

Please review the candidates for our officer positions and then scroll to the bottom of this page to cast your vote. You must be a BEC-Chicago member to vote, and you must be logged in to see and use the ballot. Make all of your selections for all positions before you select "submit." Once you have voted, you will no longer have access to the ballot. Write-in candidates must be current BEC-Chicago members. Thank you for participating.

Matthew B. Filippini Patrick Keeney


Matthew B. Filippini, AIA, M.ASCE
Filippini Consulting Architects, PLLC

Matt Filippini specializes as a forensic architect and building envelope consultant. His practice focuses on the forensic investigation of building defects, including roof, wall, window, curtain wall, flooring, and foundation systems, for the purposes of litigation support and/or rehabilitation design.

Matt’s investigations take a building science approach. His evaluations may include peer review of construction documentation, field inspections, investigative openings, in situ testing, and hygrothermal and finite element computer modeling of building enclosure performance. He is experienced in identifying defects, causation, liability, and standards of care, quantifying damages, preparing cost estimates, assisting in dispute resolution, providing expert trial testimony, and developing successful remedial design solutions.

Prior to starting his own firm in 2019, Filippini Consulting Architects, PLLC, Matt was Director of Architecture + Building Science at CTLGroup. Previous to CTLGroup, Matt Filippini had 25 years of experience at architectural, structural engineering, design/build contractor, and forensic expert firms. He has designed governmental, military, religious, industrial, commercial, and residential buildings, in addition to performing forensic investigations and providing expert testimony.

Matt holds Master of Civil Engineering (Structures) and Master of Architecture degrees from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia (Chemistry and Art History Double Major).

He is a Licensed Architect in Illinois, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, and holds CxA+BE (Commissioning Authority with Building Enclosure endorsement) and BECxP (Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider) certifications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Patrick Keeney, AIA, CPHC, LEED AP O+M
Senior Architect
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Patrick is currently a Senior Architect at Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture where he works with both Architecture and Urban Planning teams in the design of complex, ecologically-minded, mixed-use projects. He is responsible for the technical development, detailing, coordination, and delivery of projects, ensuring that both aesthetic and performance goals and requirements are achieved for each project.

Patrick’s passion for the design of high-performance buildings guides his approach to design. With extensive experience in building simulation and environmental analysis, he brings a performance-based decision-making process to each project and is generally regarded as a firm resource for all building performance topics.

Patrick is currently an active member of the BEC-Chicago. If elected as the next BEC-Chicago Secretary, he is committed to continuing the diverse member participation from all corners of the AEC industry, as well as bring new and fresh ideas for future BEC events.