Alvaro Rizo-Patron has recently joined Hammes Company, a provider of healthcare building strategies, as the new regional vice president for the company’s growing Texas market.

Rizo-Patron brings more than 30 years of experience to his new position. He has worked on more than 40 capital improvement projects collectively valued at more than $12 billion. Prior to joining Hammes, Rizo-Patron served in several leadership positions at Jacobs and Parsons. He also worked at the Southwest Institute in various positions, including principal research engineer for the Robotics & Automation Department.