BJAC Promotes Fred Wolters To Healthcare Planning And Design Principal

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) November 15, 2012 - Dan Fields, AIA and principal of BJAC Raleigh, pa (, an architectural firm offering design services to healthcare, education and research clients, has announced that veteran healthcare architect Fred Wolters, AIA, has been promoted to healthcare and design principal. Wolters, who previously served as the firm's director of healthcare, possesses a specialized knowledge in the analysis of operational, financial and reimbursement conditions for the healthcare industry, and has extensive familiarity with public and private sector influences on the delivery of healthcare services, medical education and research. His projects are recognized for their creative planning, long-term function and flexibility throughout the United States and Canada.

    BJAC is increasingly focused on expanding planning and design collaboration with their healthcare clients to improve patient outcomes, maximize operational efficiencies, and help increase patient and staff satisfaction. Wolter's promotion to this new role will assist the firm in meeting its goal of providing outstanding results for their partner healthcare providers and improving the health and wellbeing of their communities. In addition to Wolters' promotion, the firm's healthcare department was expanded recently with the hiring of Alexander Kristiansen as director of healthcare. Kristiansen has almost two decades of architecture experience, most in healthcare, and brings broad experience and expertise to the firm.

    BJAC has an extensive history of working with clients in the healthcare field and designing award-winning projects. Some of BJAC's most recent healthcare projects include work with UNC Healthcare, Rex Healthcare, ECU School of Dental Medicine, City of Medicine Academy and Randolph Hospital. The firm is dedicated to creating state-of-the-art buildings that will help improve and strengthen healthcare through functional programming, planning and design. BJAC focuses on all aspects of creating an effective healthcare facility, from increasing a building's sustainability to ensuring outstanding building design, meaningful patient and staff experiences, and architecture that meets the demands of its program.

    "Fred Wolters' promotion is an important step for BJAC and we are excited he will lead the healthcare team as we expand our services to our clients," said Fields. "The healthcare industry faces many technological and operational changes, BJAC feels fostering leadership and expertise is vital to the industry. Fred's experience and passion for quality architecture in healthcare continues to be critical to our success."

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    BJAC, pa offers professional architectural and design services. The firm provides design expertise to healthcare, education and research clients, along with a broad range of in-depth services, including architectural design, pre-design, programming, design, master planning, interior design, construction management, contract administration and design build. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, FAIA, BJAC has offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. In 2010, BJAC was awarded Firm of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIANC). Most recently, the firm was awarded the 2011 Pinnacle Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit

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