- MEMBERS REGISTER
- Tuesday, June 27 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
- Food and drinks to be served
- BOS Headquarters at 501 S. Gary Ave. Roselle, IL 60172 (please use RED entrance)
Come network and meet the HCI Chicago Board of Directors, current HCI members and fellow leaders impacting Chicagoland healthcare facilities. Bring your colleagues for an evening of networking, sponsored by BOS, and an opportunity to learn to more about how HCI Chicago is leading change. The event is $15 to attend. Register today. MEMBERS REGISTER FREE WITH CODE.
Learn how HCI Chicago can help you make a difference to your clients. Why HCI? HCI serves a constituency that interacts directly with the business office and/or C-suite, and supervises multiple aspects of healthcare facilities management including design, construction and operations. For membership at only $95, the wealth of knowledge and networking is second to none in the Chicagoland area!
Have questions? This is your chance to talk one-on-one with HCI Chicago leaders.
Johnson specializes in the delivery of real estate services to both healthcare providers and investors across the country. He has more than 20 years of experience dedicated solely to serving the healthcare real estate industry. His extensive experience includes several leadership positions at Rush University Medical Center and national healthcare brokerage and development firms.
The Chicago Council was organized by Toni Gatz, Healthcare Market Manager at BOS, a director of the HCI board and a member of its leadership team. Gatz continues to serve an instrumental role in managing the council, and brings to it her more than 14 years of business development and leadership expertise, a high level of ambition, and a passion for improving the overall patient experience.
The organization continues to seek additional volunteers with a passion for providing education and professional development opportunities. If you’re interested in joining HCI’s Chicago Council, or in sponsoring an event, contact Gatz at (612) 298-6298 or email@example.com.
Arndt has a background in both architecture and engineering, with 23 years of experience in the design and construction of complex healthcare projects. He has worked on over $1.2 billion in healthcare projects, ranging from medical office buildings to replacement hospitals, and has worked with many of the leading Illinois hospital systems to advance their mission and sustain their growth. He is a regular contributor to industry publications and has worked on research teams focusing on sustainable design and construction in capital projects and entrepreneurial culture within an organization.
Shah has worked as an architect for more than 20 years in the Chicago market, focusing on the healthcare market for the last 13 years. He believes that building a long term relationship and trust with hospital leadership and user groups, via collaborative process and clear communication, is vital for the success of any project. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from UIC.
As a vice president of Krusinski Construction Company, Jennifer’s primary focus is business development and continued growth in all markets with a focus on healthcare and senior living projects. Krusinski Construction is a design/ build general contractor and professional manager of construction services based in Oak Brook, IL. Founded in 1973, the company delivers a wide range of healthcare, multi-family/ senior living, industrial, corporate office, retail, recreational and religious projects in the Chicago metropolitan, midwest regional and national markets. With more than 15 years of experience in the architectural design and construction industry, Jennifer’s professional expertise assists Krusinski in its efforts to secure future projects and build long-term successful client relationships. In addition to her role with Healthcare Institute, she is an active member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineering and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Basel Christopher is responsible for the business development of Haworth Health Environments, educating members of the Heathier Hospitals Initiative and sharing knowledge of trends in the planning of interior healthcare spaces. She believes that knowledge empowers, and that learning leads to progress and growth of individuals and their organizations. Basel Christopher has previously been involved with the International Facility Management Association, having served as Membership Committee Vice-Chair on the Board of the Chicago Chapter of IFMA.
As a sales executive for Forbo Flooring in the Chicagoland area, Murphy is responsible for developing and implementing healthier flooring solutions for institutional markets. She has a comprehensive professional background in architecture, interior design and commercial interiors finishes spanning more than 24 years, with a focus on healthcare design over the last six years. Murphy is a LEED Accredited Professional with specialty and past president of IFMA Northern Illinois.
As commercial accounts executive at Showalter Roofing Service, Inc., Jenny Hansen is responsible for developing new business and leads the commercial team, which provides commercial roof system replacement and repair as well as comprehensive maintenance and customer support. Showalter, founded in 1979, has worked hard to build a reputation in the industry of honesty, integrity and quality workmanship. Hansen brings to Showalter 13 years of sales and business development experience and has worked closely with architects, consultants, subcontractors, owner representatives and tenants. Her strong customer service approach has served both her company and clients well. In addition to her role with the Health Care Institute, she is an active member of CoreNet Chicago, the Healthcare Engineers Society of Illinois and the American Society of Healthcare Engineering.
Perry has more than 30 years’ experience in engineering and construction including the past fifteen years specializing in the design/build and construction of healthcare and R&D facilities. Established in 1959, Johanson Construction has extensive expertise in planning, design, construction, and renovation in health care and research & development settings and implements best practices to provide a safe environment during the construction and renovation of complex facilities.
Lillibridge Healthcare Services, Inc.
Carla heads up Marketing and Communications for Lillibridge. She is responsible for defining, communicating and protecting the Lillibridge brand - and she is deeply involved in employee engagement. Carla has been with Lillibridge since 1996 and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team. She is active in the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and is a member of the Board of the Health Care Institute, Chicago chapter. Prior to joining Lillibridge, Carla was with Pyrce Healthcare Group, a behavioral healthcare marketing firm, and HCA Riveredge Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital in suburban Chicago. She is a graduate of Rasmussen College.
Lee focuses on strategic business development for Phoenix Builders, Ltd. (Rolling Meadows) new business growth in general contracting. From medical office buildings to University of Illinois Medical Centers to Brookdale Senior Living facilities to HCR Manor Care facilities, Brian is instrumental in using client retention to build new business. He has over 20 years in leadership positions in facilities maintenance and construction services with national and local firms while using his M.B.A. in Marketing from Northern Illinois University and a B.S. in Finance from Illinois State University.