UWM alumnus creates new spaces, shaping Milwaukee

Matt Rinka (’97 BS Architectural Studies), founder and partner of RINKA, is a national architecture expert. His firm has received over 85 awards, including recognition as one of the best places to work in Milwaukee. RINKA has completed high profile projects, such as the Moderne, the Couture, the Milwaukee Bucks’ Deer District and Michels Corporation’s River 1, that have helped revitalize downtown Milwaukee.

Rinka received the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award at the 2023 Alumni Awards Evening.