About Us

Chicago Scenic Studios has spent nearly 40 years mastering the complexities of dynamic environments, challenging interactive experiences, theatrical productions, and entertainment attractions of all types.  And we make it all happen under one roof at our Chicago-based 165,000 sq. ft. facility.

Meet Your Team

When we work together, you’ll have one point of contact throughout your entire project. One of the dedicated project managers you see below will manage your budget, maintain your schedule, and be your single point of communication until the project is done and we start talking about your next one.

  • Bob DoepelPresident
    Bob Doepel
  • Brian StockmasterVice President / General Manager
    Brian Stockmaster
  • Ross HamiltonProject Director
    Ross Hamilton
  • Gary HeitzProject Director
    Gary Heitz
  • Dan ClodfelterSenior Project Manager
    Dan Clodfelter
  • Jim MallerdinoSenior Project Manager
    Jim Mallerdino
  • Jacqueline JohnsonProject Manager
    Jacqueline Johnson
  • Stefan KoniarzProject Manager
    Stefan Koniarz
  • Doug PeerProject Manager
    Doug Peer
  • Angelo PetratosProject Manager
    Angelo Petratos
  • Doug PokornyProject Manager
    Doug Pokorny
  • Dana BarberProject Coordinator
    Dana Barber

Our Story

We are idea builders, creative problem-solvers, solution providers, and artists with computers. We are visionaries and metal workers, scenic painters and sculptors, electricians with a flair and masters with a needle and thread. We are your best partner when a challenge is keeping you up at night. 

Our depth of knowledge and breadth of experience is one of the fundamental differences that clients find when they work with us. We apply what we’ve learned from many different projects to deliver solutions and efficiencies that set us apart time and time again.

By applying our talents of technical design, creative builds, meticulous installs and committed, partner-driven project management, we seamlessly deliver every aspect of a project from start to finish. And we work with a variety of designers, architects, agencies and clients to create engaging experiences that excite and inspire.