When you think of healthcare design, Derek is front and center. His passion is in forming partnerships with clients to design high-performing spaces focusing on staff and patients alike. Derek is committed to using the design process to manage change, working with stakeholders to innovate and plan for new care delivery models. As one client put it, “Derek recognizes that healthcare design work is dynamic and encompasses unique demands from numerous constituencies, combined with a variety of regulatory pressures. His consistent delivery of high-level functioning spaces has allowed us to maximize our financial resources in delivering quality care focused on our patients.” We couldn’t have said it better.