NBBJ Expands Healthcare Practice in California, Adds Principals

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — NBBJ is expanding its healthcare practice in Southern California. Based in firm’s Los Angeles office, the team will be led by NBBJ Partner Rich Dallam and will add veteran healthcare architects Laurie McCoy and Scott Reed.

The team brings unparalleled expertise to the Southern California marketplace having designed healthcare facilities across the United States, Europe and Asia. They will also be able to leverage insight from NBBJ’s network of practitioners, who are leaders in Lean, Integrated Project Delivery, rapid prototyping and sustainable design techniques.

RichDallamRichard Dallam, FAIA – partner
Dallam, a partner and member of NBBJ’s firmwide board of directors, brings 30 years of experience in the healthcare architectural profession to the Southern California region. He will continue to serve as one of three partners-in-charge for the firm’s global healthcare practice. He recently completed the design of a new clinic model for the Southcentral Foundation in Alaska, which has achieved unprecedented results in improving the health of its enrollees while cutting the costs of treating them, garnering a Malcolm Baldrige award from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

LaurieConnell_RLaurie McCoy, AIA, LEED AP – principal
Laurie McCoy brings more than 27 years of experience to NBBJ’s California healthcare practice. As a compassionate and dedicated leader, she is highly regarded for working with clients and colleagues as a strategic partner. Her portfolio encompasses multiple projects for Loma Linda University Medical Center, including a comprehensive alternate seismic strategy, the pediatric and maternal academic healthcare master plan and the east campus rehabilitation and hospital expansion. Also, she has worked on numerous projects for Kaiser Permanente.

ScottReed - Copy_RScott Reed, AIA, LEED AP – principal
Scott Reed is a senior healthcare architect and market leader with three decades of experience managing complex healthcare projects—from large acute care hospitals and academic medical centers to small and mid-size research centers, clinics and laboratories. Most recently, Reed oversaw the health and wellness practice of Gensler. Previously, while at Cannon, he led the design of the new University of California, San Diego Jacobs Medical Center; the Kaiser Anaheim Orange County Medical Center and Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

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Posted November 4, 2013

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