Syska Hennessy hires new assoc. VP for Richmond office
David Wright joins New York engineering firm from WSP
New York City-based engineering firm Syska Hennessy Group, known for projects such as Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the Central Intelligence Agency’s Langley headquarters, has named David Wright associate vice president and senior practice area leader for health care in its Richmond office, the company announced Sept. 7.
Wright joins Syska after 23 years as senior vice president and managing director of the Richmond office of New York engineering firm WSP USA. He supervised 25 staff in Richmond and oversaw health care projects including bed tower expansions, emergency department renovations, patient wing renovations, central plant upgrades and large outpatient centers, according to Syska Hennessy.
Syska’s Richmond office has 10 people and its clients include Inova Health System, Augusta Health, and Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, according to a spokesperson.
Wright earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts, and is a member of multiple professional organizations.
“Our health care practice is growing exponentially,” Tim Krawetz, Syska senior principal and global healthcare practice leader, said in a statement. “David will play a critical role in ensuring that innovation and quality continue to accompany that growth.”