Candice Barter, AIA, EDAC, has joined HGA as healthcare principal and associate vice president in the Wilson HGA office in Boston.

She will work with firm-wide leadership to build a healthcare practice in the Boston office and Northeast region, in coordination with the firm’s healthcare practice throughout its Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and California offices.

Barter has more than 15 years of planning and design experience specializing in healthcare facilities, academic science buildings, and research labs for healthcare organizations and higher education institutions throughout the Northeast.

Before joining HGA, Barter was an associate principal with Steffian Bradley Architects in Boston, where she worked exclusively on healthcare projects, including surgical suites, inpatient bed units, and radiology centers.

Previously, she was an associate with Shepley Bulfinch in Boston, where she worked on a range of project scales in the Healthcare Practice Group.