Baker Barrios Architects, a multidisciplinary architectural and design firm with projects across the U.S., announced the hiring of Jeff Saad, LEED AP, as Midwest regional director of healthcare; Saad is located in the firm’s Chicago office.
According to Baker Barrios co-founder and CEO, Tim Baker, the hire is part of the firm’s national expansion efforts, which include the opening of the Chicago office in 2022 and licensing in all 50 states.
Saad has nearly two decades in the industry, focused almost entirely on designing for the healthcare sector in the U.S. and internationally. He most recently served as a health and wellness practice leader for Gensler.
“Jeff’s knowledge of emerging trends and technologies as well as his commitment to sustainable and resilient design is an ideal complement to the approach Baker Barrios brings to our work across all sectors, including healthcare,” said Baker.