Brent Hite  AIA


As an expert in the planning and design of future-focused learning environments and K-12 facilities, Brent is passionate about working with schools and communities to create places where kids can thrive.  He is recognized for his ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders, resulting in facilities that provide a sense of identity and place for the entire school community. Brent has played a key role in guiding many school districts through the process of reimagining their learning environments to create innovative spaces that address new models of instruction and needs of today’s learners.

Brent has significant experience as a Project Manager, overseeing all phases of design, documentation and construction for K-12 schools. He is a licensed architect in the state of Indiana and an active member of Association for Learning Environments (A4LE). After beginning his career out of state, Brent moved home to Indiana and joined CSO in 2017 bringing with him a passion for improving learning through design. His contributions to advancing CSO’s K-12 expertise led to him being named a Principal in 2022.


Lawrence Technological University
Master of Architecture
Ball State University
B.S., Architecture