HGA is pleased to welcome Suzanne Gater Jaggers, Associate AIA, LEED GA, EDAC, as Associate Vice President and Healthcare Principal in the Los Angeles office.
She will lead client relations, team processes, and new business opportunities for the Healthcare Practice Group serving Los Angeles and southern California market.
“Suzanne brings extensive knowledge of California healthcare institutions to our team,” said Robert Cull, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Vice President and Healthcare Practice Group Leader in the Los Angeles office. “She places a high value on the process of discovery, research, and new perspectives on health, healing, and well-being. She will add significant value as healthcare organizations address solutions to the current health crisis.”
Jaggers has more than 30 years’ experience designing inpatient, outpatient, behavioral health, and health sciences facilities for leading clients, including UC Irvine Health, Cedars-Sinai, Kaiser Permanente, Providence St. Joseph Health, Stanford Healthcare, Scripps Health, Adventist Health, UCLA Medical Center, UC Davis Medical Center, Marin Health, NorthBay Healthcare, Montage Health, and Riverside County Behavioral Health.
Before joining HGA, she was Medical Planning Director with NBBJ in California.
“Healthcare design is about promoting health and healing, building relationships between the medical practice and patients, and improving lives and communities,” Jaggers said. “The challenges facing healthcare organizations today require fresh approaches to managing population health. I am excited to join a team dedicated to exceptional client service.”
She has served in leadership roles on the San Francisco AIA Healthcare and Science Committee and the Los Angeles AIA Healthcare Committee.
Jaggers has a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.