Roger Medema is the founder and sole owner of Architectural Consulting Group of Chicago, Inc. Since 1990   ACG has provided architectural and engineering consulting services to banks, law firms and private investors throughout the Midwestern United States.  ACG has also been a team member on private and government projects with budgets exceeding $100 million dollars.  Services include but are not limited to: bank & court receivership, forensic and due diligence evaluations, code studies, sworn statement approvals, document & budget evaluations, progress & field reports, feasibility studies and owners representative duties.  Project types have included: historical renovations, industrial redevelopments, mid/high rise building conversions, laboratory buildings, loft conversions, public schools and commercial rehabs.  As the representative of numerous Chicago area lenders ACG approves up to $500 million annually in contractor payout requests.  ACG also provides traditional architectural services including: design, planning, production of construction documents, contracts,   land planning, corporate interior design and construction management.



B.S. – Architecture, University of Wisconsin.


Registered Architect - Illinois (Lic #: 001.011654)

Registered Architect - Wisconsin (Lic #: 9249-005).




2009 Lake Forest Preservation Foundation design award.

1999 IIMC Excellence in Masonry award for historic renovation.

1997 Chicago Tribune architectural special achievement award.




Roger was born and has always lived in the Chicago area except for university studies and assignments as a pilot in the United States Air Force and Illinois Air National Guard.  Roger’s father was a real estate developer who constructed over 10,000 homes in the south and western suburbs of Chicago. His mother taught piano to 100’s of children and raised a family of six.  Roger holds FAA Air Transport, Commercial & Instructor pilot ratings and is a 3 time Ironman Triathlete.  Roger and his wife currently live in Lake Forest, IL with their two children.