Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. recently announced the hiring of Michael A. Thurston as a senior project manager. Thurston will be dedicated to the acute healthcare market, and will work to facilitate the firm’s sustainable growth strategy driven to consistently enhance the depth and diversity of its client services. As a senior project manager, Michael will facilitate close collaboration with senior design leadership and internal and external production teams for their respective practice areas. Further, he will work to insure excellence in optimal client management and business development to continue in driving firm growth. Michael, previously with HDR, Inc., is an accomplished healthcare planner and designer who brings 27 years of experience creating acute healthcare environments that are unique and inspirational. He is adept at guiding projects from business strategies and master planning through design, construction, and post-occupancy review. Project costs have ranged from $10 million to $1.6 billion. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Illinois and Master of Architecture from University of Texas-Arlington.