Minning brings over 25 years of broad-based architectural experience to Ratcliff with recent, in-depth exposure to technologically complex healthcare projects. She excels at delivering design-sensitive projects, made possible by a finely honed ability to direct and coordinate multi-disciplinary teams, and by her solidly rooted expertise in document production. Her client-oriented approach is key to overcoming challenging issues during the design and construction phases, while attention to technical detail ensures successful completion of high-performance facilities. Her success-oriented yet personable style has earned her trust and accolades from owners and collaborators alike. Ms. Gao heads design team efforts in medical facilities programming, space planning and sustainable design which includes a diverse portfolio of projects.