HGA Architects and Engineers (HGA) is pleased to announce that Dennis Vonasek, AIA, ACHA, has transferred to the Washington, D.C., office as vice president and Healthcare Practice Group leader. He will direct strategic business development and client relations for the office’s growing Healthcare Practice Group serving the mid-Atlantic region. Vonasek has more than 25 years of healthcare design, medical planning and project management experience, including 15 years with HGA, where he most recently served as Healthcare Practice Group leader in the Minneapolis office. Under his leadership, he expanded client services in core specialties, including design for aging, behavioral health, emergency medical services, pediatrics, outpatient services, campus planning and international healthcare. His innovative medical planning and design approach includes leading clients through strategic visioning sessions and Lean process improvement exercises that improve the patient/family experience and business model.