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17 January 2013

Tom Fortier is HOK’s New Director of Science + Technology in San Francisco

Tom Fortier, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C, has joined HOK’s San Francisco studio as vice president and director of Science + Technology (S+T). He is providing practice level leadership in advancing HOK’s West Coast S+T strategic initiatives.

Fortier brings 30 years of experience leading the design and delivery of award-winning academic research and education projects. From state-of-the-art biomedical and engineering research laboratories to facilities for liberal arts education, he is known for working effectively with multi-stakeholder teams at leading institutions including Stanford University, the University of California and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Stanford Linear Accelerator. 

Fortier joins HOK’s research laboratory planning and design practice in providing experienced, hands-on project team leadership. He will leverage HOK’s array of integrated planning and design resources including healthcare, workplace, education and justice to offer clients the benefits of truly interdisciplinary collaboration. 

As an active member in the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), Fortier serves on its Board of Directors’ Professional Development Committee following four years with the Pacific Regional Council. He has served as a design awards juror with SCUP, the AIA, and the Center for the Built Environment at the University of California, Berkeley. He is past president of the Vivian & Gordon Gilkey Center at the Portland Art Museum and a founding member of PIC-Green for the American Association of Museums.