Progressive AE has promoted Senior Design Architect Jonathan Clark, AIA, LEED AP, EDAC, ACHA, to regional practice leader for health and wellness.

In this role, Jonathan will lead growth of the health and wellness practice in the Great Lakes’ region, engaging and collaborating on projects and clients across the organization. He will also drive business development, provide project oversight, enhance client relations, and support talent and team development, all focused on the health and wellness market.

Over the past 16 years, Jonathan has been solely focused on Progressive AE’s health and wellness and senior living projects. From comprehensive master planning and design to visioning and planning, his keen attention to detail makes him a successful project designer of multimillion-dollar projects. By building strong client and partner relationships, Jonathan moves projects forward quickly and successfully.

“I am truly humbled by the support and trust extended to me by Progressive AE as I step into my new role as the regional health and wellness practice leader,” he said. “With over two decades dedicated to health and wellness design, my professional journey has been a testament to my commitment for supportive and healing spaces. I eagerly anticipate the opportunity to channel my experience and passion into leading our team, solidifying our dedication to existing clients, and propelling our influence in health and wellness design to new clients.”

Some of Jonathan’s notable recent projects include Corewell Health 80 and 125 bed continuing care facilities, Clark at Keller Lake retirement home, Sparrow Health medical office building in Okemos, master plan development for the Trinity Health Muskegon campus expansion and renovation, and dozens of additional projects for Trinity Health.

“Jonathan excels at bringing complex projects to life, aligning the needs of both our clients and their patients,” said Bradley Thomas, President and CEO. “We are excited to have him lead our regional health and wellness practice, both cultivating relationships with our long term clients and expanding the practice in the Midwest.”

Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Lawrence Technological University and a Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

About Progressive AE

Progressive AE’s workforce is a unique blend of creative people who think strategically, and strategic people who work creatively. The firm is guided by a fundamental and forward-thinking philosophy, Performance Based Design, which is a commitment to driving organizational performance for clients. Progressive AE has provided innovative and sustainable architectural, engineering, and design consulting services for over 60 years. The firm is a privately held, employee-owned company with offices in Grand Rapids and Detroit, Michigan and Charlotte, North Carolina. For more information, visit