HGA Hires Forde as Project Manager, Medical Planner in Mid-Atlantic Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. — HGA Architects and Engineers has hired Thomas P. Forde, AIA, CSI, as a healthcare project manager and medical planner in the Mid-Atlantic office. He will work with HGA leadership to identify new business opportunities, manage client relations and lead project teams through all phases of design development for the office’s growing Healthcare Practice Group.

Thomas_FordeForde has approximately 25 years of experience in healthcare facility planning, design, project management and construction administration for new and renovated projects. His experience includes community and specialty hospitals, academic medical centers, acute care facilities, ambulatory care centers, medical office buildings and laboratories.

Before joining HGA, Forde was a project leader with several Washington, D.C.-area architecture firms, where he worked with such clients as Lowell General Hospital in Lowell, Mass.; the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va.; Chambersburg Hospital in Chambersburg, Pa. and St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Md.

He currently is working on a master plan for the Western Maryland Health System in Cumberland, Md.

“A successful project is part of a collaborative planning process in which all team members—owner, architects, engineers, contractors and user groups—identify project goals from the early planning stages and develop a roadmap to achieve those goals,” Forde said. “The team has an obligation to deliver success for the owner. My role is to help all stakeholders meet goals by developing measurable benchmarks and adapting to changing construction conditions within budget, schedule and design guidelines. Every successful project is based on collaboration and trust.”

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Posted December 13, 2013

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