Dennis Vonasek Joins HDR as Health Principal in Arlington

Dennis Vonasek

Dennis Vonasek, AIA, ACHA, CID, has joined HDR as a health principal based in the Arlington architecture studio.

In this position, Vonasek will lead HDR’s health practice in the Arlington area, employing more than 30 years of diverse leadership experience as a principal, project manager and designer.

“I am excited about the scale and diversity of projects at HDR, as well as the approach HDR takes toward international work,” Vonasek said.

Vonasek joins HDR in the midst of the challenges brought on by COVID-19. “I have been incredibly impressed with the nimble, welcoming and flexible approach of everyone within the firm I have met virtually, and I look forward to meeting them in person.”

“Dennis brings his great depth and diversity of healthcare experience to our Arlington health practice,” said Chris Bormann, HDR’s health director in the Eastern U.S.  “We are really excited to add his engaging personal style, broad perspective and enthusiasm to our team.” 

Before joining HDR, Vonasek served as the vice president and healthcare practice group leader at HGA Architects and Engineers in both the Washington, D.C. and Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul offices. He also brings a depth of experience in project management from his time as a project manager at BWBR in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Vonasek earned a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design at North Dakota State University.