LEADERSHIP

Creating value for our clients, guided by leadership with specialized expertise in every healthcare facility arena. 

PARTNERS

Jennifer Arbuckle, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Partner

Jennifer has 25 years of diverse healthcare experience. She has guided many projects from master planning through construction and is a talented planner, architect, and designer. She has worked on projects across New York State, Vermont, and Massachusetts ranging from Children’s Hospitals to Community Medical Centers. She is also the Chair of the Vermont Board of Architects. Jennifer is dedicated to community service and also enjoys knitting, crafts, renovating her 150 year old schoolhouse, and gardening in her spare time. jarbuckle@e4harchitecture.com

Jaques Black, AIA
Partner

Jaques is a managing partner of DaSilva Environments for Health and has worked for over 35 years with many world-renowned hospitals and research facilities, designing buildings and methodologies that have altered the way healthcare is delivered. He works closely with clients to develop solutions that provide long-term benefits and viability. Jaques has extensive experience in a wide variety of healthcare projects, from acute care hospitals to medical offices and ambulatory care facilities. His experience also includes technically challenging projects such as the restoration and modernization of several historic healthcare campuses. Jaques enjoys history, theater, and art. jblack@e4harchitecture.com

Jill Boardman
Partner

As a founding Partner of MorrisSwitzer Environments for Health, Jill is responsible for leadership of the firm’s core values and mission as well as management and administration of healthcare real estate development, business development, financial management, and company operations.  Jill’s project involvement includes front-end project management, identifying owner’s needs, contract negotiation, and administration. She is dedicated to providing excellent customer service and ensuring that projects meet and exceed the needs of each client.  Jill enjoys hiking, cooking, and traveling. jboardman@e4harchitecture.com

Rod Booze, AIA, NCARB, ACHA
Partner

Rod is the managing partner of Ascension Group Environments for Health and principal in charge of the E4H Texas office, focusing on master planning and the design of flexible and multi-disciplinary spaces.  With more than 28 years of healthcare design experience, Rod’s innovative concepts improve operational models, accelerate master plans, and reduce the cost of healthcare facilities. rbooze@e4harchitecture.com

Chip Calcagni, AIA
Partner

Chip is a managing partner of DaSilva Environments for Health has been a practicing architect for over 27 years. He is dedicated to designing healthcare environments that support, improve and contribute to the healing process of patients. He directs the client toward positive architectural decisions through a high level of personal interaction and a collaborative approach that integrates the user into the project design team. Chip's experience includes the design of high-end medical and research spaces and laboratories for major healthcare institutions. He has led the design of cancer centers, inpatient beds, surgery centers, and emergency departments. Chip enjoys Aikido, photography, guitar playing, and building. ccalcagni@e4harchitecture.com

Casey Carlton, AIA
Partner

Casey has more than 14 years of experience with a focus on healthcare and project management. He brings a comprehensive understanding of healthcare delivery and has a strong background in project planning/financial management, document quality assurance, and scheduling. Casey provides expertise in all aspects of project delivery from project development through architectural design, documentation, and construction. Casey enjoys outdoor sports, family time, and volunteering at his church. ccarlton@e4harchitecture.com

Jason Carney, AIA
Partner

Jason’s 15 years of healthcare experience encompass a broad range of facility sizes and project types. He is an experienced manager of large multi-phase projects on academic medical centers. Jason is a leading computer specialist and is dedicated to integrating cutting-edge technology into design to improve process and create value for the client. Jason is an avid kayaker. jcarney@e4harchitecture.com

Brian DiLuiso, AIA
Partner

Brian is a skilled career design professional with more than 20 years of diverse experience serving the academic, clinical research, medical device, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology business sectors.  His progressive and forward thinking designs, commitment to sustainability, and high level of client service have made him an industry leader.  His portfolio includes both LEED Platinum and Gold Certified facilities. Brian enjoys fishing, golf, and relaxing at his Maine cabin.  bdiluiso@e4harchitecture.com

Larry LeMaster, CPA
Partner

As the firm’s Chief Financial Officer, LeMaster brings an impressive background in finance within architecture businesses and joins the executive leadership team providing his expertise to assist the firm to hit its strategic goals. LeMaster works closely with founding partners Dan Morris and Jill Boardman, as well as leadership from all five national offices. Before joining E4H, LeMaster served as Executive Vice President, CFO at Wilson Associates. Prior to that role, LeMaster spent 22 years at HKS, Inc., rising through the ranks from Controller to Vice President of Finance and ultimately Principal, CFO. Larry's interests include acting and directing local theater, and recently, production of local independent films. llemaster@e4harchitecture.com

Dan Morris, AIA, NCARB
Partner

As founder and managing partner of MorrisSwitzer Environments for Health, Dan brings over 30 years of dedicated healthcare facility planning and design experience to each client, and is considered a leader in the field. Dan has been a pioneer in new design trends and advocate for Patient- and Family-Centered Care and Evidence-Based Design. He focuses on operating cost reduction through the incorporation of Lean methodology into planning and design. Dan enjoys travel, cabinet making, and music. dmorris@e4harchitecture.com

Thomas Morris
Partner

Thomas has 25 years of architectural experience in a wide variety of healthcare facilities. He is an effective communicator and works collaboratively with clients to ensure that their facilities can support and enhance their ability to provide clinical care. Thomas has an in-depth knowledge of building systems and provides exceptional project management.  He also champions the firm's Lean practices and manages the technical staff. Thomas enjoys furniture design, working outdoors, and skiing.  tmorris@e4harchitecture.com

Kevin Neumann, AIA
Partner

Kevin brings more than 30 years of expertise and strategic vision to hundreds of healthcare projects. Kevin has maintained long-standing relationships at leading academic medical centers and is committed to continually improving the planning and design process.  He has a strong track record of designing high-quality, energy efficient projects that maximize operational efficiency.  Kevin takes a leadership role in the company, sharing his expertise as a mentor and passion for integrating Patient-Centered Care and Lean work flow into the creation of sustainable Ambulatory and Acute Care environments for health. Avid sailor, skier, and mentor of young adults. kneumann@e4harchitecture.com

Bill Repichowskyj, AIA, NCARB
Partner

As a partner and design leader for projects, Bill Repichowskyj works with both clients and colleagues in a collaborative approach to optimize thoughtful quality design within established budgets.  With 25 years of experience he has worked both nationally and internationally on a large variety of healthcare project types and sizes. Bill enjoys cycling, autocross, and Nebraska football.  brepichowskyj@e4harchitecture.com

Michael Smith, AIA
Partner

Michael has more than 21 years in the design and construction industry with a focus in healthcare. He has managed a wide range of healthcare projects from $4M to over $150M. His distinctive experience allows him to provide a comprehensive approach to all aspects of the design and implementation process, from development through design and documentation, as well as construction. His specialization in construction processes and techniques helps him create pragmatic solutions during documentation and communicate each client’s unique needs. Michael enjoys family time and seeks the beauty of the outdoors while camping, hiking, cycling, and kayaking. msmith@e4harchitecture.com

Jerry Switzer, AIA, NCARB, ACHA
Partner

As a founding Partner of MorrisSwitzer Environments for Health, Jerry brings over forty years of experience dedicated exclusively to healthcare facilities planning and design. His projects have ranged from small Community Hospitals to 1,000 bed Medical Centers. He has completed master plan projects for more than 100 hospitals across the U.S. and abroad.  Jerry is an internationally recognized leader in the design of Children’s Hospitals and further specializes in women’s, NICUs, mental health, and academic medical center facilities. Jerry brings his specialized knowledge of infection control, Lean operations, and Patient-Centered care to every design and has overseen the firm’s most complex projects. Jerry enjoys movies, eBooks, and golf in his free time. jswitzer@e4harchitecture.com

Dale Taglienti, LEED AP
Partner

Dale leads the firm’s Boston, MA office and manages multiple hospital projects in the Greater Boston Area. His 25 years of architectural planning and design experience include the renovation and construction of a diverse array of healthcare projects ranging from Pediatric Ambulatory Care to complex Surgical Centers. His deep knowledge of healthcare facilities allow him to be an effective manager and communicator from planning through construction. Dale enjoys skiing, sculpting, and the outdoors. dtaglienti@e4harchitecture.com

David Tooley
Partner

David is a career healthcare design professional with over 20 years of design, project planning, and client management experience with a focus on outpatient care design and specialty centers. David's  extensive knowledge of technical and healthcare operations help him design creative solutions for his clients. He brings varied experience in all facets of healthcare development, including medical campus implementation. David enjoys golfing, long motorcycle rides, and watching his son play baseball. dtooley@e4harchitecture.com

David Watkins, AIA, LEED AP, RAS
Partner

David brings over 21 years of healthcare experience with a specialization in building code requirements, life safety analysis, and accessibility compliance. He has experience with all aspects of a project delivery from conceptual budget and programming, through post occupancy evaluations. David has designed LEED Accredited hospitals, international healthcare facilities, and replacement hospitals, as well as numerous renovations projects. David enjoys his family, camping, and the outdoors. dwatkins@e4harchitecture.com

Erick Westerholm, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP BD+C
Partner

Erick is a founding partner of Ascension Group Environments for Health and has 20 years of healthcare architecture experience. He fosters strong client relationships and brings varied and extensive experience including implementation of “green field” hospital sites, as well as the design of replacement hospitals, rural community hospitals, critical access hospitals, children's hospitals, specialty hospitals, surgery centers, cancer treatment centers, and medical office buildings. Erick focuses on strategic planning, implementation, firm management, and quality control. Erick enjoys Aggie football, deep sea fishing, and snowboarding with his family in Colorado. ewesterholm@e4harchitecture.com

ASSOCIATE PARTNERS

Joanne MacIsaac, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED AP
Associate Partner

Joanne leads the firm’s Interior Design team and is highly regarded in the field for her commitment to a holistic design philosophy. Her approach focuses on addressing the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of patients, families and staff through the built environment. Joanne has over 30 years of interior design and architecture experience on projects ranging from academic medical centers and environments for aging to community hospitals. Joanne enjoys art and travel in her leisure time. jmacisaac@e4harchitecture.com

Bob Mallette
Associate Partner

Bob has provided extensive architectural services for hospitals throughout upstate New York, Vermont, and Maine. His 30 years of healthcare experience includes full-scope architectural services for a wide range of medical spaces, including Ambulatory Care, Surgical Centers, Emergency Departments, Renal services, Diagnostic Imaging, Critical Care, Cardiology, Oncology, Obstetrics, Mental Health, Inpatient Nursing Units, Dietary services, and Medical offices. He is widely respected for his dedication to client needs. rmallette@e4harchitecture.com

Mackenzie McHale, AIA, LEED AP, EDAC
Associate Partner

Mackenzie brings over 14 years of experience designing buildings that facilitate healing and promote wellness. She has extensive experience at major medical centers, with a specialization in master planning and emergency department design for efficient flow. Her exceptional coordinating abilities will guide the efforts of project teams and consultants throughout each phase of project development. She brings the latest innovation and technology to healthcare environments, exceeding client expectations. In her free time Mackenzie enjoys helping coach her two boys' baseball teams, camping, and travel. 

Renaldo Pesson, NCIDQ, IIDA, AAIA
Associate Partner

Renaldo is an accomplished healthcare designer with over 25 years of experience. He has completed work in healthcare, commercial, institutional, and custom healthcare furniture design. His award winning commissions result from a keen eye for detail. His philosophy stresses collaboration throughout the design process; he believes every decision on a project impacts the design. Renaldo's designs have appeared in a number of books, magazines and publications. He holds a US patent for the Balance Beam, which has garnered much acclaim in the healthcare community and has won Best of NEOCON Silver Award and the Innovation Award. Renaldo enjoys travel sketching, culture-music-theater-art, fitness and basketball (playing, not watching). rpesson@e4harchitecture.com

Charlie Rizza, AIA
Associate Partner

As Director of the Portland, Maine Office, Charlie has focused the last 15 years of his 30+ years in healthcare planning and design in Maine. His broad healthcare planning and construction experience combined with a comfortable working relationship at all levels of an organization is reflected in our long term relationship with Maine clients. Charlie speaks regionally in the areas of master planning and excels at conducting live user group planning sessions using interactive software. His interests include fishing Maine waters, restoring his 200 year old home, and repurposing things. crizza@e4harchitecture.com

Susan Romano, AIA
Associate Partner

Susan is an experienced and talented planner and programmer. She has worked on innovative medical projects for over 15 years. A skilled project manager and project architect, she has worked on several complex healthcare projects, including ambulatory care, surgical centers, inpatient behavioral health, labor and delivery suites, and emergency departments. She brings experience and creative versatility to all phases of a project from schematic design through construction management. She is also highly self-motivated and skilled in conceptualizing a design and communicating it to the client, consultants, and contractors. Susan enjoys figure skating, Kenpo women's self-defense classes, and volunteer work for her local NYC block association. sromano@e4harchitecture.com

SENIOR ASSOCIATES

Bruce Anderson, AIA, CSI, CCS, LEED AP
Senior Associate

As a senior Technical Architect, Bruce has joint responsibility for managing all of the firm’s technical staff. Bruce has 30 years of healthcare experience including long-range planning, programming, design, budgeting, construction documents, construction administration, and regulatory approvals. He is highly respected for his expertise in construction documents and detailing. Bruce enjoys reading, landscaping, and travel. banderson@e4harchitecture.com

Keith Krause, AIA, NCARB
Senior Associate

Keith has over 20 years of professional experience as a manager of a variety of healthcare projects including renovation and new construction.  Keith is an outstanding leader and mentor, and is dedicated to providing high-quality professional services. He has an in-depth knowledge of building systems and is widely respected for his effective project management skills. Keith enjoys spending time with his family, water sports, and "The Beautiful Game." kkrause@e4harchitecture.com

Ahmed Mahious
Senior Associate

Ahmed has over 25 years of experience in healthcare project planning, design, and management on projects ranging from Community Hospitals and Academic Medical Centers to Veterans Administration Medical Centers. Ahmed enjoys gardening, cooking, and traveling in his spare time. amahious@e4harchitecture.com

James Ogden, AIA
Senior Associate

James has over 25 years of experience as an Architect, primarily with healthcare projects. He is experienced in all phases of a project from programming, design, medical planning, and document preparation, to construction administration. He has expertise in both healthcare renovation and new construction projects of all sizes from outpatient facilities, single modality rooms, and departmental renovations, to expanded emergency departments, surgical suites and freestanding new hospital centers. James is a avid traveler and enjoys hockey, and sports cars. jogden@e4harchitecture.com

Luke V. Thiboutot, AIA
Senior Associate

Luke has over 21 years of experience, specializing in life sciences and healthcare design. He has worked on projects through all phases of planning, and design in both new construction and renovations. His particular focus is on research laboratories for, medical institutions, universities and biotechnology organizations with the goal of creating spaces that foster collaboration and promote the exchange of ideas. In his free time Luke enjoys fishing, reading history, and spending time with his twin toddlers.

John Verelley, RA
Senior Associate

John has 25 years of architectural project management experience with a focus in healthcare. He is skilled at managing multiple, complex healthcare projects at the same time in an effective and capable manner. With a client-focused approach, he addresses the client’s needs with winning solutions. John is intimately familiar with multiple building types including healthcare facilities, laboratories, as well as higher education and institutions. John is a competitive sailor and also enjoys auto racing and travel. jverelley@e4harchitecture.com

ASSOCIATES

Joy Bartolotta, RID, EDAC, LEED AP BD+CT
Associate

Joy is a registered interior designer with 14 years of experience in the practice of interior design, with an emphasis on healthcare. She has experience with profit and not-for-profit hospitals, rural community hospitals, trauma facilities, rehabilitation centers, physician office buildings, cancer centers, urgent care centers, and long-term care facilities. Joy’s experience includes programming, space planning, development of facility standards, interior design, construction documentation, construction administration, furniture and artwork selection, as well as specifications. She is versed in color theory, way finding strategies, and emerging trends affecting healthcare environments. Joy loves spending time with her kids and being outdoors. jbartolotta@e4harchitecture.com

Lisa Bonnet, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED AP
Associate

Lisa brings creativity and attention to detail to interior design. She works on a wide range of healthcare projects from ambulatory to acute care. Lisa has a background in hospitality and healthcare design, bringing a fresh perspective and exceptional technical abilities to every project.  A California native turned New Englander, Lisa can often be found reading, running or drinking copious amounts of coffee. lbonnet@e4harchitecture.com

Jon Boyd, AIA, LEED AP
Associate

Jon serves as project manager on a number of healthcare projects throughout New England. He has 20 years of experience in planning and design. Jon has been involved in bid negotiations, programming, project management, and all phases of the architectural design process for healthcare projects. Jon is committed to Lean practices, sustainability, and energy efficient design. He works with clients on innovative ways to meet their sustainability goals. Jon enjoys exploring the Maine coast with his family, photography, and cooking tasty seafood dishes. jboyd@e4harchitecture.com

Christopher Bradshaw, RA
Associate

Christopher is highly skilled in architectural design, development, and contract documentation for a wide range of healthcare projects.  He has worked on a diverse range of projects in healthcare and senior living including complex projects such as invasive cardiology.  An effective team member, Christopher is involved in all phases of a project and excels at creative problem-solving during design and construction. He is a teacher and trainer of Aikido, and spends time cycling, and fly fishing. cbradshaw@e4harchitecture.com

William Brothers
Associate

Bill has 14 years of architectural experience in all phases from schematic design through construction administration. He is experienced in digital design applications, construction modeling, and 3D illustration. Bill is a talented designer who created elegant solutions to design challenges. He is well versed in sophisticated computer programs which help clients visualize possibilities. His healthcare experience includes Medical Office Buildings, Surgical Centers, Central Sterile, Inpatient Beds, Critical Care, Environments for Aging, Mental Health, and Rehabilitation Facilities. Bill enjoys playing guitar, hiking, and building. wbrothers@e4harchitecture.com

Chad Duren
Associate

Chad has over  22 years of architectural experience in a wide variety of healthcare project types, and specializes in project management. Chad has an extensive background in all phases of design and construction administration  for new construction as well as renovations. He has been a key manager for major projects including a 300,000SF replacement hospital, and a 160,000SF medical office building. Chad enjoy pina coladas, and getting caught in the rain. cduren@e4harchitecture.com

Adam Hillman, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA
Associate

As a senior project manager Adam brings eight years of healthcare expertise to various projects such as the expansion and renovation of large scale free-standing acute care facilities. Adam is committed to creating spaces which have a physical, emotional, and psychological impact on their users. In his free time Adam enjoys reading, home improvements/renovations, and family time.  ahillman@e4harchitecture.com

John Gillham, AIA
Associate

John brings significant experience in diverse healthcare project types. John has completed his ARE Licensing Examinations and is a talented project manager. He specializes in cancer care, pharmacy, and oncology, as well as research and life science design. A diligent and team focused worker, John excels at building and maintaining client relations and problem solving, he is proficient in seeing a project through from start to finish.  John is a sports enthusiast who also enjoys literature and travel. jgillham@e4harchitecture.com

Ana Ortega, LEED AP BD+C
Associate

Ana has over 24 years of extensive national and international experience in the design of complex healthcare and research & development facilities. Ana’s background includes design, planning, and development of projects with a broad range of sizes and scopes. She is involved in projects from conceptual design through construction documentation as well as on-site construction administration. In her free time Ana enjoys traveling, gardening, and walking. aortega@e4harchitecture.com

Jeremy Pearce, RA, NCARB
Associate

Jeremy serves as a senior project manager on healthcare projects ranging from freestanding EDs to MOB and Patient Bed Expansions. With 15 years of experience Jeremy brings his commitment to understanding the needs of his clients and guiding them in the direction to best meet their goals. In his free time Jeremy enjoys gardening, reading, and family activities.  jpearce@e4harchitecture.com

Jeff Sudman, NCARB
Associate

Jeff has over 22 years experience in healthcare architecture.  Jeff is known for his collaborative, hands-on style integrating an interdisciplinary team with a research-based design platform.  His experience spans from project management, space planning, programming, design coordination, construction documents, and construction administration.  He brings a collaborative approach to master planning, integrating concepts and achieving consensus to deliver creative, relevant, and sustainable design solutions. Jeff is a Star Wars enthusiast. jsudman@e4harchitecture.com

Phil Waters, AIA, NCARB
Associate

Phil has eight years of experience with a variety of projects ranging from tenant finish outs in medical office buildings to complete medical campus designs. Project management capabilities include coordination and implementation of clients’ needs, coordination of consultants and state department of health, city, and code requirements. Design proficiencies include 3-dimensional modeling and rendering, schematic presentation images and movies, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software.  pwaters@e4harchitecture.com