Nancy Hanright

Sr. Director, Real Estate & Capital Planning

Boston Medical Center

Nancy Hanright is the Senior Director of Real Estate and Capital Planning for Boston Medical Center Health System, a 514-bed academic medical health consortium and the largest safety net hospital in New England. In that role, she provides strategic space planning for inpatient, ambulatory, and administrative areas as well as manages the hospital’s system real estate portfolio. She oversees move and transition planning as well as wayfinding, accessibility compliance, and furnishings.   

Nancy is a Fellow of the America’s Essential Hospital’s leadership development program.  She is also a member of the BMC Incident Command Team and has earned certifications from FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness for mass casualty incident training. She is Vice President of the Association of Medical Facility Professionals as well as founding member of the Professional Women in Construction’s Advisory Board (Boston Chapter) on which she still serves today. Nancy has presented at multiple healthcare planning and design conferences with topics as diverse as “Accessibility at BMC,” “Phased Renovations in an Acute Care Setting,” and “Prioritizing, Managing & Designing Behavioral Health Spaces.” 

Prior to assuming her current role at BMC, Nancy provided space planning, project management, and relocation services at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. She received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Emmanuel College.