Senior healthcare executive Andrew Hoover has joined Meridian (San Ramon, Calif.) as vice president of business development.

Hoover will play a leadership role in business development and facility acquisition for Meridian’s portfolio of major medical industry clients in the Southern California market.

In his new position, he will be assisting the company’s healthcare group, using his experience of more than 19 years in healthcare expansion, leasing, and operations to bring a greater focus to the client services function at Meridian’s Southern California office.