BOSTON–Bob Hicks has joined global design firm Stantec as a Senior Project Manager in the education practice. Located in the firm’s Boston office, he will be responsible for growing the higher education portfolio in the US Northeast.
Hicks brings more than 30 years of professional experience, helping colleges, universities, and other institutional clients understand, plan, and bring to life their project aspirations. He has been involved in numerous high profile projects for institutions in the region, including Harvard, MIT, Wellesley, University of Massachusetts, Framingham State University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Providence College.
“We are delighted to welcome Bob to our Boston team and to our growing education practice,” said Meg Kundert, managing leader of the Boston buildings practice, Stantec. “Bob’s extensive background with both public and private higher education clients allows him to work seamlessly with individuals at all levels of an institution’s organization, making him a tremendous asset to our team.”
Hicks is an active member of the North Atlantic Regional Council of the Society of College and University Planners (NASCUP). He is a graduate of Amherst College, with a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.
Stantec is ranked among the nation’s leading design firms for education projects. Building Design + Construction magazine recently named Stantec the No. 1 Architecture/Engineering firm in the United States for the third consecutive year. Stantec was also ranked in the top 10 for the University and Science & Technology Sectors and No. 4 in K-12 education design by the same leading industry publication.
Stantec has been designing campus environments for more than 62 years and has more than 450 education clients. Special areas of focus include student housing, science and technology facilities, health sciences, student centers and dining facilities, academic facilities, libraries, and campus planning.