HDR Names Jessica Bellman Director of Business Development for Architecture in Tampa

Jessica Bellman

HDR has hired Jessica Bellman as the director of business development in Tampa, Florida, where she will spearhead business development and client relations for the office's architecture practice.

With 15 years of experience in client relations, business and strategic development and public relations in the healthcare, medical development and construction and finance industries, Bellman will be a strong asset in the ongoing and expanding relationships with health systems and academic medical clients in the state. She comes to HDR from DeAngelis Diamond where she was the Director of Strategic Development for the construction management firm.

“To represent a firm that commits itself to such high standards of quality and practice is a true gift,” Bellman said. “The diversity and advanced nature of my new colleagues at HDR is incredible, and I am thrilled to focus on healthcare, where my knowledge base serves the strongest value and where I can contribute to our mission to provide future-facing, world-class healthcare facilities.”

Bellman earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from American Public University System. She is a board member for the Public Facilities Financing Advisory Board of Sarasota County, Fla., the Hospital Sustainability Collaborative of the Florida Hospital Association (FHA), and the Florida Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. Bellman has spoken on the advancement of and challenges within healthcare and the built environment at conferences and events for the HealthCare Institute, the FHA, the Center for Advanced Design Research and Education and several more.

“Jessica’s knowledge of the healthcare industry and ability to analyze patient and economic data to foresee trends is a unique skill for this position, and we’re glad to have her on board,” said Peter de la Mora, CPSM, Vice President and South Region business development director at HDR. “Her tenacity, enthusiasm and diligence will contribute greatly to our work in the South East.”

About HDR's Healthcare Experience

At HDR, we blend our deep knowledge of healthcare delivery with our understanding of how environments can shape behaviors and outcomes to create solutions for clients that respect the human impact of their work — solutions that champion human-centered design, solve real problems, make lives better and advance wellness, well-being, healing and cures.

About HDR

For more than a century, HDR has partnered with clients to shape communities and push the boundaries of what’s possible. Our expertise spans nearly 10,000 employees, in more than 200 locations around the world — and counting. Our engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services bring an impressive breadth of knowledge to every project. Our optimistic approach to finding innovative solutions defined our past and drives our future.