JEREMY FORTIER, FACHE, SASHE, PMP, CHC, LEED AP

Executive Director

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Jeremy joins the DCI leadership team with more than 22 years of industry experience in planning, design and construction.  Jeremy’s role as a leader in these areas has taught him how to build high performing teams that successfully and consistently deliver a wide range of projects in healthcare, industrial, government and retail settings.

 

Prior to joining DCI, Jeremy worked at Duke Realty for 16 years where he had various responsibilities in the Midwest, East and Southeastern markets.   He more recently served as regional manager for planning design and construction for Medxcel where he supported Ascension Health’s 22 hospitals and sites of care throughout 57 counties in Indiana.  Additionally, Jeremy served on the cross-functional leadership team that supported the hospital operations in facilities, safety, real estate, planning, design and construction.

 

At DCI, Jeremy provides a well- rounded perspective into the needs of hospital environment of care compliance, process management for project execution, sustainability, prefabrication, and driving a culture of continuous learning within the team.   Jeremy strives to live the Steven Covey quote, “Treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers,” and finds that a well-served team serves the customer well.

Jeremy holds a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering and a master’s degree in project management. He also holds the distinction of Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives® (FACHE), demonstrating competency in all areas of healthcare management.  He further holds Senior status (SASHE) with the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE), the largest association dedicated to optimizing the health care built environment.  Jeremy is also a Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) via the American Hospital Association (AHA), a Project Management Professional (PMP) via Project Management Institute (PMI), and a LEED accredited professional.  A lifelong learner, Jeremy is always working toward seeking improvement and value based change in healthcare.

Jeremy is active in both his community and with the healthcare community-at-large.  He sits on the Advisory Board for the Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo, coordinates efforts to support the St. Vincent House in Indianapolis, and enjoys serving through various ministries such as camps for children within his church community.  Jeremy loves to spend time with his family and in the outdoors.  It’s not uncommon to see Jeremy towing the family camper to a state park to spend time hiking and camping.  
 

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