Charlie, a healthcare Senior Design Manager, joined ESa in 2008. Charlie leads efforts to understand the needs and process of the end user, working to integrate all aspects of research and design—from medical planning to aesthetics—into seamless experiences. Charlie’s specific design responsibilities include masterplanning/site development, programming and schematic design and departmental planning for a wide variety of healthcare projects nationwide.
Charlie’s personal design philosophy is to “create solutions that exceed expectations and not only respond to current trends, but also seek to anticipate future needs.” His project involvement typically begins with the early conceptual design phases, and he helps ensure that the design and programming intents of each project is carried through to project completion. Charlie believes that excellent client service is summed up by the ESa mantra, “The job is the boss.” Charlie serves as a conduit of communication among team members and helps guide projects to keep them on schedule and in budget. Charlie earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree (cum laude) from Auburn University in 2004. When not in the office or traveling for work, Charlie is an avid triathlete and endurance athlete who also volunteers to support kids’ triathlons and races. He also enjoys hunting and fishing.