Originally from Lima, Peru, Fabiola joined Wheeler Kearns Architects in 2018. She received her Bachelor and Master of Architecture degree from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana where she won the top Honor award on two school-wide design competitions. She was also honored with the Best and Brightest award, which included a full scholarship and teaching assistant position for Ball State’s MArch program.
Prior to joining WKA, Fabiola worked at GREC Architects where she focused on a large mixed-use development comprised of two 17-story towers located in Chicago’s Near West Side neighborhood. The project is set to achieve LEED Silver Certification. Her experience also includes workplace design and single-family residences in the Indiana Dunes area and along the cost of Lima, Peru.
Outside of work, Fabiola actively serves as a mentor through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Chicago. She is also a board member of Arquitectos, a non-profit organization that provides professional guidance and an accurate representation of minorities for the purpose of amplifying their presence within the broader architecture field.
Fabiola is currently working on a charter school masterplan, renovation and expansion project in Elgin, IL. She lives in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.