“Jon has a keen ability to connect with clients. He is a natural relationship builder with long-standing partnerships in the industry. His approach is to understand client’s needs and what’s deliverable to ensure success,” said Ron Turner, Gensler Global Sports Director. “He brings excellent sports facility planning and design expertise having led projects across all venue typologies.”
“I’m excited to join a firm poised to meet the market trajectory of integrated sport and entertainment facility development,” Niemuth said. “With Gensler’s multidisciplinary teams and global impact, we have the opportunity to leverage the power and investment that sports projects bring to impact their communities.”
Niemuth was most recently Vice-President for AECOM Sports, Americas where he led the programming and design of complex venues. Niemuth is a Registered Architect, certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, LEED Accredited Professional, a Sports Business Executive Fellow with Ohio University Center for Sports Administration College of Business, and holds a Master of Architecture and a Master of Urban Planning/Urban Design from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.