Executive Director, Planning and Design, BJC HealthCare
Donna Ware is the Executive Director of Planning & Design for BJC HealthCare, one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. With over twenty years of medical planning experience designing large-scale health care projects nationally and internationally, Donna joined BJC in 2008 to lead strategic and campus planning and project programming and planning across all of BJC’s hospitals. Her principle responsibilities include facilities planning and design in partnership with architects, engineers and contractors to ensure budget and schedule performance. Additionally, she is responsible for implementing a robust process for campus planning, programming, exterior design, interior design and activation planning to ensure that building designs support optimum patient-care experiences.