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Healthcare Panel – Real Estate Trends

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Healthcare Panel – Real Estate Trends
March 12 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
$60 members
$80 non-members
Schoolcraft College VisTa Tech Center
18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia,MI48152United States

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Date | Time | Location

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
8:00 am – 11:00 am

Schoolcraft College
VisTaTech Center
18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI  48152

8:00 am   –  9:00 am   //    Registration, Networking and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am   –  9:10 am   //    Announcements
9:10 am   – 10:30 am  //    Program, Questions & Answers
10:30 am – 11:00 am  //    Networking


$60 members; $80 non-members

Program Details

CREW Detroit is pleased to host healthcare industry thought leaders in an immersive discussion about emerging trends affecting healthcare design and construction moderated by CREW Detroit past president, Andrea Burg. The thought leaders will highlight how current trends and business practices impact real estate, construction and the built environment.

Andrea Burg
Past President – CREW Detroit
Andrea has spent most of her professional career in project and program management in the Detroit area, working directly with organizational leadership to develop and review the feasibility of the planning and execution of their projects. She has managed and developed project budgets and schedules for various healthcare clients, as well as led risk identification, management and mitigation responsibilities. She’s served as Director of Clinical Workplace and FM Project Delivery for UnitedHealth Group, Project and Development Services lead at Beaumont Hospital, and led the delivery of the Detroit Medical Center’s South Campus improvement projects. Andrea has also had the privilege of serving on CREW Detroit’s Board of Directors for five years, including the chapter president in 2017. She offers a unique understanding of the healthcare industry, specifically as it relates to commercial real estate.


Michael Pacheco
Project Manager, Planning, Design and Construction Group – St. Joseph Mercy Health System and Mercy Health
Mike is Project Manager and Member of the Planning, Design and Construction group at St. Joseph Mercy Health System and Mercy Health, Michigan’s regional ministries of Trinity Health Corporation.  In his role, Mike directs the design and construction of capital projects throughout Southeast and West Michigan, most recently the expansion and renovation of the Robert & Judy Dow Alexander Cancer Center at St. Joe’s Ann Arbor.  In addition Mike also assists St. Joseph Mercy Health Systems Real Estate team with feasibility studies and supports the regional strategic planning them with master facility planning for their hospitals and health centers.  Prior to this current role, Mike spent 20 years at Albert Kahn working in architectural development and healthcare design and planning.  Mike will share how the project work at St. Joe’s is responding to the emerging trends in healthcare design and construction.

Gene Barber
System Vice President, Facilities & Support Services – Henry Ford Hospital
Gene is a member of the Henry Ford Health System executive team serving as System Vice President of Facilities and Support Services.  In this role, he leads teams in the planning, design, construction, sustainability, real estate, environmental services, culinary wellness and security departments for the entire health system, which is made up of six hospital campuses and more than 225 additional medical services locations across Southeast and Central Michigan. Several significant projects are nearing completion for the health system including the new ‘The Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion,’ Center for Athletic Medicine in conjunction with the Detroit Pistons, and a new inpatient tower at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospital in Jackson, Mich. Prior to joining Henry Ford Health System Gene spent over 21 years leading the master planning, design/construction, engineering/maintenance, support departments and real estate functions for the TriHealth Hospital system in Cincinnati, Ohio. With an intimate understanding of the health system’s recent projects and plans, Gene can discuss the challenges of implementing programs for new facilities, as well as what HFHS has identified as best practices for projects in the future.

Eric Dumont
Vice President – Plante Moran Living Forward
As a member of the Plante Moran Living Forward team, Eric serves as a trusted advisor with a strong track record in the senior living and healthcare development industry. In his role at Plante Moran Living Forward, he serves as a consultant and owner’s representative to leading healthcare clients, helping them identify, engage, and oversee development processes to achieve specific goals within the senior living markets. With his unique perspective of the senior living industry, Eric helps educate clients on best practices and procedures, empowering clients to make informed decisions that best support their communities. Plante Moran Living Forward provides fully integrated strategic, financial, operational, and development advisory services by a single team that has spent decades finding solutions that increase the quality and places of care for seniors.  The Plante Moran Living Forward team has completed more than $3 billion in projects housing more than 10,000 beds across the country. His understanding of the healthcare market as it relates to senior care and housing can help paint an accurate picture of real estate trends in this industry over the next several years.

Kimberly Montague
Vice President, Business Development – HKS
Kimberly is the Midwest Healthcare Business Development Director for HKS.  She is Past-President of AIA Detroit, and a licensed architect with more than 25 years of experience. She has worked as a project manager, medical planner and healthcare design strategist, as well as a as Healthcare Knowledge & Insights Program Lead for Herman Miller, where she developed strategies and researched knowledge programs to improve innovations in human-centered design.  Kimberly also served as the Director of Design Consultation Services for Planetree, Inc. where she was dedicated to assisting healthcare institutions improve their environments for care, removing barriers and increasing safe work environments while enhancing the healing environment for patients and families. Previously recognized by Healthcare Design Magazine as one of healthcare’s Top 25 Most Influential People in health care design, Kimberly can share what’s worked and what hasn’t worked in healthcare design, as well as where the trends are shifting with regard to policy and shifting demographics.



A.M. Higley

Spalding DeDecker