Reilly and Woods Join HDR’s Boston Office

The new year is off to a great start with the addition of two new faces to HDR’s Boston office: Chad Reilly, AIA, managing principal, and Kathleen Woods, RN, BSN, MSN, CEN, senior healthcare consultant. Both professionals bring significant years of experience to their new positions, along with a commitment to build relationships with clients and further elevate the firm’s architecture practice in the New England area.

Chad Reilly
Chad Reilly

Chad Reilly, AIA

Chad Reilly joins HDR as managing principal in the Boston office, with over 20 years of experience. Chad offers exceptional leadership and management skills to teams on highly complex projects. With a sharp focus and a talent for consensus building, he leads clients through the design and construction process using his strategic and innovative thinking.

“Chad is a great addition to our Boston office. Under his leadership I’m confident that HDR will build a strong design practice supporting our Health, Civic, and Education | Science | Tech programs in the New England area,” says Mike Konsko, East Region Director.

Kathleen Woods
Kathleen Woods

Kathleen Woods, RN, BSN, MSN, CEN

Joining the Boston architecture practice as a senior healthcare consultant, Kathleen Woods is committed to helping our health clients realize their visions to provide even more efficient and nurturing care environments to serve patients, their families and healthcare providers. Kathleen has more than 30 years of experience in nursing, with over 15 years of those years in leadership roles. She excels at engaging and leading people through change.

“I’m passionate about patient safety, the patient experience and the promotion of wellness,” says Kathleen. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to work with a dynamic team in a collaborative, innovative environment, and to impact healthcare on a larger scale. Following my passion, I consider this a privilege.”

HDR is committed to expanding the growth and leadership of the Boston office with the addition of these two highly qualified and respected individuals.

HDR Experience

We are a design- and research-driven architectural practice with a long history as a global leader in designing the world’s most technologically advanced facilities in the rapidly converging fields of education, research and patient care. We blend our knowledge of how environments can shape behaviors, outcomes and success with our deep understanding of ground-breaking science. The results are distinctive design solutions for clients that respect the human impact of their critical work.

About HDR

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