The Village Board appointed Edward Hurst as Director of Building and Inspectional Services in October of 2023. Ed joins us with vast knowledge of architecture, construction, code compliance, and project management. He most recently served as Community Development Inspector II for the Village of Addison where he performed plan reviews and building inspections for residential and commercial projects. Prior to joining the public sector, Ed had an extensive career in architecture working throughout the US and Internationally while holding leadership roles at Sevan Multi-Site Solutions and McDonald's Corporation.
Ed is a licensed architect in Illinois and has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), International Code Council (ICC), and Suburban Building Officials Council (SBOC), and holds numerous professional certifications within the architecture and building code enforcement professions.
Ed has local roots. He lived in La Grange Park and Brookfield for more than 30 years and is a Riverside Brookfield High School alumnus.