As Healthcare Market Sector Leader, Rehkamp leads a multi-disciplinary team of planners; architects; civil, mechanical, and electrical engineers; and interior designers in the completion of complex health care projects across the region. Embedded in the global health care practice of the firm, he will work closely with Managing Principal Cindy McCleary, AIA, and Global Health Practice Leader Josh Theodore, AIA.
"Blending our global health care design practice with local expertise, Dustin Rehkamp’s leadership poises us to expand our reach in serving health systems across the region and the Twin Cities," McCleary said. "Innovative health care demands innovative design, and his leadership expands our capabilities in both."
Rehkamp has dedicated nearly all of his 20-year architecture career to health care design. After starting as an Intern Architect at Hagermeister & Mack, he moved to BWBR, where over 16 years he progressed from Intern to Senior Project Manager. Throughout this period, Rehkamp built expertise working with large health care organizations on complex projects that included health care campus planning and development, project management, and client relationships.
Rehkamp has led large building projects for health systems such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Allina Health, Marshfield Clinic, Gundersen Health System, Essentia Health, Avera Health, and M Health Fairview. Recent highlights of his work include a new hospital and clinic campus for Spooner Health, and a series of projects at Fairview Ridges Hospital.
Rehkamp has dual degrees from North Dakota State University, including a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Environmental Design. Since 2020, he has served as Programs Co-Chair for the Association of Medical Facilities Professionals, Upper Midwest Chapter. He has been involved in ACE mentoring for over nine years and a member of the ASHE Diversity Task Force. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the American Society of Health Care Engineering, and the Association of Medical Facility Professionals.