Chris Bormann to Lead Professional Services for HDR’s Architecture Practice
Chris Bormann, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP has been promoted to Global Director of Professional Services for HDR’s architecture practice. A 30-year industry veteran, Bormann is a senior vice president with the firm and has served most recently as Director of Health for the U.S. East Region where he led the health architecture program in HDR’s 10 regional architectural offices.
A big picture and highly organized thinker, Bormann is well-respected for excellent communication and leadership skills and is an engaging, hands-on leader who develops clients for life. He is skilled and passionate about building and leading strong, multi-disciplinary teams of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges.
“I believe those skills will work especially well in his new role,” said Doug Wignall, FAIA, architecture president. “Our professional services group is a critical component of our practice, elevating the way the we deliver our work both by refining existing delivery methods and creating new ones. Chris has the knowledge and experience needed to guide this group in a way that will more deeply integrate them into our practice.”
Since starting at HDR, Bormann says he has seen the firm’s highly specialized consulting capabilities differentiate the firm within the industry and by creating innovative solutions to the toughest problems.
“I believe that the key to achieving HDR’s strategic objectives and continue to bring the great expertise our clients have come to expect from HDR, is by harnessing the vast potential of our diverse knowledge and expertise base, and so I am excited and honored to evolve that essential part of our business,” he said.
Bormann will apply his knowledge of architecture and design, project delivery methods, and master planning strategies in his new role. An architecture undergraduate at Princeton University, Bormann also received formal training in hospital operations, programming, planning and design and a Master’s degree in architecture with a concentration in healthcare design from Clemson University.