Gaila Barnett, AIA, has recently been hired by HPM, making her the company’s latest addition to its West Region. With decades of experience in the architecture, construction and owner’s rep markets, Barnett serves as a utility player who will help bridge the gap between HPM’s lines of service and client management on upcoming projects for the company.
With a wide range of experience in the healthcare sector, Barnett brings the ability to hone in on various facets of guaranteed maximum price, Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build projects, while navigating the challenges associated with each phase in complex organizations.
Barnett began her career as an architect in the Dallas, Texas area and Los Angeles, California. She led several dozen healthcare capital projects for Hammes Company, including St. Luke’s Health in Houston, Texas; Pitt County Memorial Hospital in North Carolina and Scott & White in Temple, Texas, before expanding her own company, Barnett Consulting Group. She began her company in 1995 as an ADA consulting firm and expanded her services to provide program management and owner’s rep services in 2010 for a number of clients, including Baylor, Scott & White Health in Texas and Cinemark in 17 States.