Helping you plan where you want to be
Mike Van Cleve graduated from the University of Illinois in 2002 with a bachelor ’s in Architecture. While there he also competed on the collegiate wheelchair basketball team. After graduation, Mike moved to Chicago where he practiced architecture, specializing in accessible design and consulting in the Americans with Disabilities and Fair Housing Act. Consulting c lients included Fortune 500 companies, architects, and some of the nation's largest residential developers. Mike continued his involvement in adapted athletics, volunteering to coach a local youth wheelchair basketball team.
In 2007, Mike relocated to Peoria, IL, where he continued to practice architecture focusing on healthcare, education, and accessible design. In 2011, Mike then transitioned into a career in residential construction and then a career in residential real estate the following year.
Mike continues his involvement in coaching youth wheelchair basketball with the Peoria Wildcats alongside his wife Katie, as Vice Chair of Advocates for Access Board of Directors, and as Vice Chair of the City of Peoria Mayor's Advisory Committee for Citizens with Disabilities. Together Mike & Katie have a four-year-old daughter Maeve, and they live in Peoria