January 11, 2017 | Nashville, Tenn. | People
Gresham, Smith and Partners announces leadership changes as part of the firm’s growth and succession planning. Kelly Hodges, LEED AP, has been named division vice president of the Nashville Corporate + Urban Design division, Brent Hughes, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP, has been named division vice president of the Nashville Healthcare division and Jessica Lucyshyn, P.E., has been named division vice president of the Land Planning & Design division. In these roles, all three will oversee client services, staff development and operations of the respective divisions.
“Kelly, Brent and Jessica have demonstrated abilities with clients, projects and operations in their respective professional practice areas, to fulfill the role and responsibilities desired by our division vice presidents in the firm,” commented Al Pramuk, chairman and chief executive officer, Gresham, Smith and Partners. “Their collective commitment to strong project management and client service will advance our firmwide efforts as a practice-led business. Alignment of our current staff of professionals with Kelly, Brent and Jessica will better position GS&P for smart, sustainable growth with our clients and our employees.”
Kelly Hodges, LEED AP, joined GS&P in 2000 after spending four years at Interior Design Services, Inc., in Nashville. She has designed and managed a variety of projects from programming through construction, with a focus on corporate facilities. She began her career at GS&P as an interior designer and her role has grown to include project manager and principal-in-charge responsibilities as well as managing business development activities in the Nashville market. She is currently serving as project manager for clients including Schneider Electric and Ramsey Solutions. Her repeat clients include Jackson National Life Insurance Company and the State of Tennessee, among others. In addition, she has provided tenant design services for numerous developers, including Crescent Resources, LLC, Hines and Spectrum Properties.
Hodges is an active member of the Tennessee chapters of corporate real estate development associations CoreNet Global and NAIOP, where she was recently named to the Board. She has maintained long-term involvement with Partnership 2020, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce’s public/private development initiative, and is a Young Leader’s Council alumna. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga.
Brent Hughes, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP, joined GS&P in 2000 and since that time he has been involved in the planning and design of healthcare facilities that focus on improving operational efficiencies and enhancing patient care. As a healthcare principal, his leadership and passion for medical planning and design has further elevated GS&P’s standing in the focus areas of patient safety, sustainability and international practice. Hughes’ unique approach and involvement in the total design process yields innovative environments of care and strong, long lasting relationships.
Hughes is a member of the American Institute of Architects and Leadership Healthcare Council. He serves on the University of Tennessee College of Architecture Board of Advisors and on the Middle Tennessee ACE Board. He has authored numerous articles for publication and is often asked to speak on various healthcare topics. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Tennessee - Knoxville.
Jessica Lucyshyn, P.E., joined GS&P in 2014 and has more than 20 years of land development and engineering experience. Having managed the delivery of a broad collection of project types, her experience includes a variety of residential, institutional, commercial, industrial, theme park and resort developments. An experienced project manager and engineer-of-record, Jessica is knowledgeable about standard development regulations, and possesses the ability to quickly gain the confidence of local personnel and master local procedures. She is a proven leader with the ability to manage project schedules and personnel to achieve project goals. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Central Florida.