Gresham, Smith and Partners Adds Senior Leadership to Healthcare Staff

headshot_Constance_NestorNASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gresham, Smith and Partners announces Constance Nestor, FACHE, has joined the firm as a senior vice president of healthcare and practice leader for GS&P’s Strategic Advisory Consulting Services practice. SACS is a group of strategic and management consultants and planners who are committed to bringing time sensitive, customized services and advice developed specifically to address current challenges facing healthcare providers.

With more than 20 years of healthcare management consulting experience, she will complement and elevate the level of strategic advisory consulting services provided by GS&P.

“GS&P is dedicated to providing our clients with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare experts who can help them more fully understand how changes within the healthcare industry are impacting human well-being, operational efficiencies and real estate/ facility assets,” said Orlando Lopez-Isa, executive vice president of Healthcare, Gresham, Smith and Partners. “By adding Constance to our team, we continue to expand our expertise and provide our clients with the strategic, evidence-based counsel that best aligns with their needs. Her proven leadership within the industry is a perfect complement to our existing team.”

“I am passionate about ensuring favorable patient outcomes, patient safety, infection control, human dignity, efficient operations and staff pride in wonderful environments of care – and at lower costs,” said Nestor.

Her expertise includes strategic business solutions, operations performance solutions, facilities and environment of care solutions and ROI-based financial strategies [including, but not limited to, merger/acquisition and space-optimization services for expanding integrated healthcare delivery systems].

Nestor is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and served on the ACHE Reagent’s Advisory Council from 2007-09. She has served as committee chair for Standards Development for the International Health Facilities Management Association Health Care Council since 2007. Known in the industry for thoughtful, futurist perspectives and innovations, she is widely published and speaks regularly at national forums. In addition, Nestor is currently an editor for Michigan State University’s Lean Construction Journal, a publication of the Lean Construction Institute.

About Gresham, Smith and Partners:
Gresham, Smith and Partners provides design and consulting solutions for the built environment that contribute to the success of national and international clients. For more than 40 years, GS&P has focused on enhancing quality of life and sustainability within our communities. GS&P consists of industry-leading professionals practicing architecture and engineering design as well as scientists and highly specialized strategic and management consultants in Healthcare, Aviation, Corporate and Urban Design, Environmental Compliance, Industrial, Land Planning, Transportation and Water Services. GS&P consistently ranks among the top architecture and engineering firms in the world. For more information regarding GS&P, visit


Posted June 16, 2011

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