Warren Rutledge, AIA, has joined HMC Architects’s healthcare practice in the Phoenix office.

Rutledge will serve as senior project architect. He will be leading efforts in Life Safety strategy and project execution as well as facilitating municipality relationships.

In addition, he will be instrumental in serving and expanding the firm’s healthcare client base by developing construction documents to lead the team through construction and project closeout, technical oversight on documentation, code reviews, Life Safety plans and serving as a mentor to junior staff.

Previously with SmithGroupJJR in Phoenix, Rutledge served as a project architect and technical lead for the firm’s Interiors and Workplace Group.