David is a registered architect with deep experience in commercial, healthcare, and industrial projects. He has recently focused on data / fire /security projects, facility risk, and hazard assessments, as well as reliability surveys. Recent projects span from industrial complexes to manufacturing, healthcare, and data centers. David was the project architect for a number of large scale healthcare facilities, most notably the design of the first all-digital hospital covering more than one million SF.
He is involved with clients in planning, policy, and procedure development for industrial and technical environments including emergency operations, site planning, and hazard mitigation. David has a depth of construction project administration experience that includes: detailed assessment and reporting, overall project scope definition, preparation of written specifications and project manuals, front-end documents, and construction contract administration. Working from within the client’s perspective he strives to associate the physical facility with the operational requirements.
David has extensive field experience in commercial, healthcare, mixed use, and technical construction projects; and his extensive knowledge of systems and operations provides a valuable resource to each project team. Working in both engineering and architectural design fields has provided David with a broad working knowledge and problem solving process. His organizational skills and detailed focus is balanced with a strong belief in a common sense approach to achieving solutions.
He is adept at assisting clients with disaster assessments that focus on identification, prevention, recovery, and mitigation strategies for facilities and structures. David brings a depth of experience that exceeds most
professional emergency managers. Serving on several volunteer boards that are focused on disaster response, he serves his community both locally and across the southeast.
As a regular speaker and writer on architecture and mission critical topics he recently presented at the Healthcare Facilities Institute’s 23rd Annual Symposium in Denver, CO on “Knowledge Management”. At the Healthcare Design Conference in Phoenix, AZ he presented on “The Remote Control Hospital: Healthcare in the Age of Robotic Medicine”. He has been published in the QST Journal of the ARRL in September, 2011 for his article “Alabama Slammer” emergency communications during the 2011 multi-state tornado event.