Kelby Sue, AIAPrincipal & Director of Healthcare
Kelby Sue, AIA, is a Principal and the Director of Healthcare. He is the firm’s leading life sciences design professional and provides leadership to an integrated architectural team that specializes in design targeted to building communities. Sue has managed and designed numerous project types. His focus is providing comprehensive oversight and direction for clients, their projects, and the project team. He stresses the importance for all project teams to have a balanced composition of design professionals from landscape architects to engineers, programmers/planners, and interior designers. Sue’s healthcare design expertise includes in-hospital acute-care facilities, medical office buildings and medical clinics, as well as in-hospital support and administrative spaces. Over the past 16 years, he has been involved in the design of more than 1.2 million square feet of healthcare facilities.
“In a cycling peloton, each athlete contributes in many ways,” Sue said. “At times there is the need to lead, or pull, the group for the group. While other times one recognizes the need to follow because of someone else’s strengths. Within Parkhill, we have a team of highly qualified professionals contributing their personal strengths in a collaborative environment leading to the success of Building Community.”
Why did you choose Parkhill?
“In 1998, I identified Parkhill as a firm that offered opportunities for professional growth through the diversity of clients and its project portfolio. Our specialization in healthcare created space for this professional growth in an area of personal interest.”
Why did you choose your profession?
“A high school educator that encouraged me into a self-study drafting class; this created an interest/pursuit into Architecture.”
What are your hobbies and interests?
“I enjoy spending time with my family, cycling, gardening and traveling.”
What are your outside affiliations?
“Active member of First Baptist Church, Boys Scouts of America South Plains Council, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Carney Men.”