Faculty Profile:

John Sierra FACHE, ACHA,AIADirectorThe Eckroth Planning Group
John Sierra, FACHE / NCARB, Director at Eckroth Planning Group, has more than 30 years’ experience in planning, programming, and design of healthcare facilities. His experience and design philosophy enable him to respond to clients’ needs while meeting the functional, aesthetic, and financial priorities of the institution. His areas of expertise include visioning, capital planning, concept development, system multi-campus planning, master plans, programming, department capacity analysis, cost estimating and cost / benefits analysis. Prior to EPG, John served as a Principal at Metis Advisory Group, Ltd. since 1986. John has planned and coordinated over $2.0 billion in healthcare projects that are completed, in construction or in design. John served as chair / co-chair AIA Chicago Chapter Health Committee for 3 years. He participated in organizing over a dozen local chapter and national conferences for the AIA and CHEF.