HGA Announces Staff Promotions to Vice President and Associate Vice President


HGA Architects and Engineers (HGA) has promoted seven professional staff members to Vice President and 10 staff members to Associate Vice President across its national offices. The promotions recognize the contributions each has made to HGA's growth as a leading design firm.


Minneapolis Office
Debra Barnes
, CID, LEED AP, is director of interior architecture and design specializing in corporate and government workplaces.
Rich Bonnin
is senior interior designer focused on master planning, workplace design, branded environments, and corporate identifies.
Dave Paeper
, AIA, CID, is an architect and designer specializing in workplace planning.
Nancy Schmidt
is director of information technology.
Joseph Witchger
, PE, is a mechanical engineer specializing in heating and cooling systems and alternative energy resources.

Milwaukee Office
Mark Bultman
, AIA, specializes in healthcare design and project management.

Los Angeles Office
Sean Collins
, AIA, LEED AP, is a principal and project manager with experience in programming, master planning, and phased construction for healthcare, higher education, and arts-related projects.


Minneapolis Office
Jonathan Bartling
, AIA, LEED AP, is an architect with expertise in BIM (Building Information Modeling).
Sarah Jorczak
, PE, is a structural engineer with experience in structural design, construction document development, and construc­tion administration.
Jim Moore
, AIA, LEED AP, is an architect specializing arts, community, cultural and educational projects.
Greg Ramseth
, AIA, LEED AP, is an architect with experience in corporate, healthcare and arts projects.

Rochester (MN) Office
Dave Thiel
, PE, LEED AP, is a mechanical engineering directing the design and construction administration of HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and mechanical piping systems.

Milwaukee Office
R.D. Ruffin
, PE, is a mechanical engineer with a specialty in plumbing systems.

Los Angeles Office
Satoshi Teshima
, AIA, LEED AP, is an architectural designer for healthcare, corporate, education and art-related projects.

San Francisco Office
Andy Adams
, AIA, LEED AP, is a project manager with more than 15 years of experience specializing in sustainable, operationally efficient medical facilities.
Demetrios Kanakis
, AIA, LEED AP, is a project architect and designer with experience in healthcare, corporate and arts projects.

Washington, DC Office
Jay Scruggs
, AIA, LEED AP, is a project manager and project architect for U.S. government, educational, commercial, industrial and institutional facilities.