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St. Louis architecture firm HOK hires new SVP

Paul Whitson has joined HOK’s St. Louis practice as senior vice president and healthcare principal.

[caption id="attachment_23472" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Paul Whitson"] Paul Whitson has joined HOK’s St. Louis practice as senior vice president and healthcare principal.

He is responsible for co-leading HOK’s 17-state North Central Region in healthcare planning and design, project delivery, business and client relations, practice management and staff development. Whitson will work in conjunction with Paul Strohm, HOK’s global healthcare director.

Whitson has more than 20 years of experience as a practicing architect, specializing in health and science environments. He has worked on projects ranging from replacement hospitals to research labs. Whitson comes to HOK from the New York-based architecture and engineering firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, where he most recently served as health and science practice leader.