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Hammes Co. names Alvaro Rizo-Patron Regional Vice President

Alvaro Rizo-Patron, Regional Vice President, Hammes Company, Tex Alvaro Rizo-Patron, Regional Vice President, Hammes Company, Texas Image courtesy of Hammes Company Please contact Stephanie Gogots for a high-resolution version.For more news from Hammes Company, please visit: Regional and Practice Leaders

Houston (March 29, 2017) – Alvaro Rizo-Patron has recently joined Hammes, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare building strategies, as the new Regional Vice President for the company’s growing Texas market.

Mr. Rizo-Patron brings more than 30 years of leadership experience with major building and infrastructure projects to his new position. He has been responsible for quality delivery and customer satisfaction on more than 40 capital improvement projects collectively valued at over $12 billion.

“I am delighted to join the Hammes Company, a firm exclusively focused in the development of healthcare facilities,” said Mr. Rizo-Patron. “Being part of the Hammes team allows me to pursue my goal of bringing together healthcare, education, and research & development organizations to develop collaborative and innovative solutions to improve healthcare outcomes.”

Prior to joining Hammes, Rizo-Patron served in several leadership positions at Jacobs and Parsons. He also worked at the Southwest Institute in various positions, including Principal Research Engineer for the Robotics & Automation Department.

“Alvaro’s experience is a wonderful fit for our clients in Texas and the Southwest, particularly academic medical centers,” said Chris Kay, Hammes President and COO. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the intersection of research and healthcare delivery, which will give him a unique perspective on our clients’ issues and challenges.”

Rizo-Patron earned his master’s degree in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from St. Mary’s University. 

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