At Eckroth Planning Group, we provide principal-level consulting services with a high level of personal service to meet our clients’ needs. We strive to establish long-term relationships with our clients by exceeding our clients’ expectations on each project.
Our principals and senior consultants are subject-matter specialists with decades of experience in healthcare planning and programming – industry experts who have served in executive and clinical managerial positions in major medical systems and facilities.
Peter Eckroth, president and founder of the Eckroth Planning Group, has more than 35 years of experience in the strategic facilities master planning, programming and design of healthcare facilities. Clients have ranged from large healthcare systems to university teaching hospitals, tertiary care community hospitals to ambulatory care facilities.
His expertise ranges from strategic facilities master planning for major healthcare systems and university teaching hospitals to planning private physician joint venture groups. Peter is a subject matter specialist in Oncology, ED/Trauma, Imaging, OR/CV/IR and Ambulatory Care. After working for major healthcare consulting and A/E firms, Peter founded the Eckroth Planning Group in 1995.
John Sierra, principal of Eckroth Planning Group, has more than 30 years of experience in the planning, programming and design of healthcare facilities. John’s expertise is culled from having worked on more than $1.5 billion in healthcare facility projects. His areas of expertise include future visioning, strategic facilities master planning, functional and space programming, “order of magnitude” cost estimating and cost/benefits analysis. For the past decade, John’s expertise and design philosophy has enabled him to respond to EPG’s clients’ needs while meeting the functional, aesthetic and financial priorities of their institutions.
Robert Lenzke, Senior Consultant, has more 40 years of professional expertise in the master planning, programming, planning and design of multi-phase sites and facilities. Robert has in-depth experience in projects ranging from under $1 million in construction to over $1 billion, in urban environments and rural locations, both domestic and international. His extensive and varied projects include healthcare, corporate offices, R&D facilities, educational and sports facilities, along with supporting studies and analyses. Robert’s work has earned the AIA Distinguished Building Award and the Presidential Citation Award.
Greg Wozniak, Senior Consultant, has more than 30 years of experience within healthcare executive management, and has served as president and CEO of major hospitals for more than 22 years. During his executive tenures, Greg has initiated and directed expansion and new innovations in emergency and trauma orthopedics care, cardiovascular, neurosciences, women’s care and obstetrics, and oncology services. Under Greg’s guidance, one healthcare system recently opened a free-standing rehabilitation hospital and formed an accountable care organization in a partnership with its physicians.