Stephen Vlach, AIA

Principal, Facility Security Officer


Stephen Vlach brings 23 years of design leadership to KCCT including expertise in multi-family housing, historic preservation, and US government and diplomatic facilities. He has served as a project manager in KCCT’s International Studio since 2002. Stephen’s penchant for complex and challenging projects has led him into the arena of integrated design and fast-track design-build delivery.


Stephen’s focus includes architecture, interior design, historic preservation, programming, master planning, and construction administration. Working in both the public and private sector, Stephen’s projects have included everything from large scale urban installations to small renovations, and he has led teams in the design and construction of more than a dozen of KCCT’s U.S. embassy projects around the globe. He currently directs a studio specializing in the design of new large-scale projects including US Embassies and Consulates in New Delhi, India; Monterrey, Mexico; Bucharest, Romania; Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Astana, Kazakhstan. Vlach is responsible for KCCT's collaboration with several significant Design/Build partners, and will continue to direct projects in the diplomatic, military, and intelligence communities.


In addition to his design management responsibilities, Stephen serves as KCCT's Facility Security Officer where he coordinates the activities of six staff positions within the company. Originally from Omaha, NE, Stephen earned his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Nebraska and his Master of Architecture from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.