Greg Klimko, AIA, NCARB, started Parkway’s architectural division in 2008. He leads the in-house architecture team and works together with Parkway’s construction team to provide clients with a complete, one-stop “Concept to Completion” program.
Greg combines his vast experience in architecture with Building Information Modeling (BIM), construction cost estimating and construction to lead Parkway’s process of 3D design, which allows clients to visualize their concept while simultaneously understanding their costs during the pre-construction phases of the project.
Prior to Parkway, Greg was Director of Architecture at Brinker International. He spent 15 years at Brinker, starting in the Property Development Department, transitioning into Construction Management and then to Architecture. As Director of Architecture and Senior Concept Architect for Chili’s, Greg maintained and developed prototypes for Chili’s as it evolved through six different prototypes. He was responsible for coordinating with operations, designers, and kitchen designers and purchasing to develop drawings and specifications for the production of over 600 Chili’s.
Greg has over 35 years of architectural experience and has been involved with the design and development of over 900 restaurants. His restaurant career started with the Vincent Association + Architects, developing prototypes and site implementations for many different brands including Bennigan’s, Chili’s, Steak ‘n Ale, Taco Bueno, Olive Garden, Dick’s Last Resort, Chuck E. Cheese‘s, Grady’s, Macaroni Grill, Spageddie’s, and Cozymel’s.
While at Parkway his experience has broadened into other sectors including retail, theaters, country clubs, warehouses, hangers, hotels, offices, car washes, dental offices, churches, auto dealerships, and entertainment facilities.
Greg earned his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from University of Texas at Arlington.