top of page
Chara L. De Smith
Design Associate

Chara came to CKA in the fall of 2017 after working in the real estate industry.  She enjoys getting to know her clients, so they can tackle their design challenges together.  Working on the Milwaukee Rescue Mission’s lobby renovation is a favorite of Chara’s. She also works on a variety of educational and medical facilities.

Chara earned a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

Outside the office Chara stays active by playing violin in her community orchestra and both violin and piano at her church.  She also enjoys painting and spending time in the great outdoors.

Chara De Smith
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."

~Chinese Proverb
bottom of page