PHOTO: Rancho Los Amigos, designed by Smithgroup.

Sarah Winters, Senior Communications Manager, ZGF

Sarah brings a 360-degree approach to communications that is rooted in the art of storytelling and informed by 20 years of experience spanning branding, strategic communications, integrated marketing, and talent / entertainment strategy for global brands from Park Hyatt to Pantene. She plays a leadership role in ZGF’s firmwide communications team and heads the team in the Los Angeles office, crafting story and strategy for traditional media relations, ZGF-owned digital and social platforms, and final photography of completed projects for clients including Google and Cedars-Sinai, among others. She also collaborates with ZGF project teams, partner agencies, and clients as a design and communications strategist, facilitating “big room” discussions and brainstorms, leading custom programs to develop inclusive and effective design strategies and narratives, as well as creating engagement plans and messaging for clients’ internal and external audiences. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Communications from Australia’s Bond University.


Jennifer Cheng, Program Manager, Planning, Real Estate, Facilities, Construction and Operations, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Jennifer leads Hoag’s Real Estate & Facilities Planning team in her role as Program Manager of Planning and serves as the intersect between leadership, strategy, operations, design and construction. The team is responsible for refining outpatient real estate strategies, facility planning and developing Hoag’s portfolio of projects which includes the new Irvine LDRP Birthing Suites and Irvine Hospital Expansion. Her work involves creating a translational bridge between clinical users, strategy, leaders, designers and construction community to develop creative and effective facility strategies to solve multi-faceted problems. Ultimately, she is passionate about helping others and draws inspiration from a wide network to help different groups find new ways to work through persistent challenges, design intelligent systems and to create environments that improves the lives of others. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cal Poly Pomona where she is also an active member of H.E.A.L focused on developing the Healthcare Design Studio program and mentoring students.


Mary Clare Lingel, Vice President, Strategic Integration, Cedars-Sinai Medical Network

Mary Clare Lingel is the Vice President of Strategic Integration for Cedars-Sinai Medical Network, a rapidly growing part of the Cedars-Sinai Health System that is renowned for its high quality and dedication to quality outcomes and the patient experience. In her role, Mary Clare is responsible for overseeing the strategic expansion and operational integration of physicians into the Medical Network, with emphasis on the establishment and growth of new medical groups within the larger Cedars-Sinai Medical Network.

Mary Clare’s career with Cedars-Sinai began over 20 years ago. During her tenure with the organization, she has held leadership roles in finance, budget, decision support, business development, marketing and clinical operations. As Vice President of Strategic Integration, Mary Clare’s responsibilities include overseeing the Medical Network’s programmatic development and expansion, new models of care and practice transformation, strategic space planning and patient experience. Her operational responsibilities include the Medical Network oncology practices, clinical research, urgent care and emerging programs in developing outpatient geographies. Mary Clare’s leadership has driven the organization’s strategic expansion of the outpatient physician enterprise and the implementation of innovative models of care, including virtual services, enhanced access and practice transformation across specialties and programs. Throughout Cedars-Sinai’s outpatient growth and transformation from volume to value-based care, her focus has been on clinical excellence and all facets of the engaged patient experience.

Mary Clare received her Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of California, Berkeley. Following the completion of a Master of Arts in film theory and criticism at the University of California, Los Angeles, she pursued her Master of Fine Arts in the film and television program at UCLA. Prior to her entry into healthcare management, Mary Clare worked for several years in the film industry.


Nancy Moses, Senior Vice President, Trammell Crow

Nancy Moses serves as Senior Vice President with Trammell Crow Company with a primary focus on healthcare and office development for the Los Angeles business unit. Nancy specializes in client management, helping users identify and implement real estate solutions, and is sought after by clients for her ability to provide a turnkey delivery from the initial programming through project close-out. Nancy was awarded the Real Estate Forum Magazine’s top 50 under 40 in 2018.

Nancy has successfully delivered over 1.2 million square feet of office and healthcare development projects, with more than 500,000 square feet currently under construction. Recent projects include Vermont Corridor County Administration building, a 468,000-square foot class-A office building for the County of Los Angeles; Medical Office Building at Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Center Campus, Engemann Student Health Center on the USC Campus, and the USC Keck School of Medicine Soto Health Science Building.



Alison Warner, Vice President, Investments, Regency Centers

As Vice President, Investments at Regency Centers, Alison oversees development and construction activities throughout Northern California. In addition to identifying new opportunities in core urban markets, the investments team continually takes a fresh look at our existing portfolio of over 30 retail centers, in an effort to elevate them into vibrant, neighborhood gathering places. She is a civil engineer and LEED Accredited Professional with extensive knowledge and experience in land development, project design, and construction controls. Prior to joining the Regency Centers team, she worked at KPMG advising clients with major capital expenditure programs across a variety of industries. She began her career as a civil engineer, coordinating the design and approval of land development projects including single-family, multi-family, and commercial development throughout Northern California. She holds a Master of Real Estate Development (MRED), a B.S. in Civil Engineering, and is a registered professional engineer in the state of California.