Connections: HFA promotes 3 to vice president

by Paul Gatling ([email protected]) 404 views 

HFA, a multidisciplined architecture and engineering firm based in Bentonville, recently announced three new vice presidents on the firm’s executive leadership team: Bo Ebbrecht, Greg Schluterman and James Owens.

Ebbrecht, an architect, started his career at HFA 15 years ago, hired on to lead the Walmart special projects team.

Schluterman has been with the HFA engineering department since its inception in 2004 and oversees the mechanical, electrical, commissioning and refrigeration teams at HFA.

With nearly 20 years of architectural experience, Owens is based in the firm’s Boston-area office. He joined HFA through an acquisition in 2016.

“What we’re pushing for in the future is going from just being project managers into being leaders of people,” HFA President and CEO Dave Wilgus said. “So, we need to help people evolve and develop, rather than solely focusing on getting tasks done. All three of these vice presidents [Bo, Greg, and James] exemplify that sort of culture and direction.”

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