Sheila F. Cahnman AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, healthcare facility planner and thought leader, announced the launch of a new consulting practice, JumpGarden Consulting LLC, based in Chicago, Illinois. With over 30 years of industry experience, the new firm will provide healthcare design and planning solutions with an independent viewpoint and a unique understanding of the market.
“We will partner with architecture and planning firms that need advanced healthcare design, planning and marketing expertise, while also providing consulting services to health systems who require cost effective and timely solutions” said Sheila Cahnman, founding principal.
Cahnman previously led two regional healthcare architecture practices and was most recently national healthcare market leader for AECOM. She has presented at over 25 conferences and symposiums and published over 20 articles focusing on current health facility trends.
Cahnman earned a master’s degree in architecture and a Bachelor of Arts in design, both from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a former president of Chicago Women in Architecture.