For over 40 years, Craig Beam has been a thought leader in the healthcare real estate, planning and construction industries. He has overseen the development and management of a broad range of real estate with a focus on healthcare and institutional projects. His work includes the development of hospital, medical office and ambulatory facilities. In addition to his project experience, he has led numerous strategic planning, portfolio restructuring and merger and acquisition transactions for major health systems.
Craig began his career in real estate in 1977 as chief financial officer of Concordia Development, a real estate development company based in Southern California. In 1983, he took over as president of the family firm, Beam & Associates, with overall responsibility for the consulting, development, leasing and brokerage divisions. While at Beam & Associates, he developed a client base of major health systems, including St. Joseph Health, Ascension Health and Dignity Health.
In 1998, he merged the company to the Midwestern healthcare firm, Hammes Company. Craig is a licensed California real estate broker and holds the professional designation of Counselor of Real Estate. In 2007, Beam became the managing director for healthcare services for CBRE.
In addition to his real estate activities, Craig has served on numerous boards. These include the advisory board to the director of the National Institutes of Health, as well as the boards of UniHealth, Pacificare and Martin Luther King Hospital. He is past chairman of the board of the American Heart Association and is a former CEO and treasurer of the World Heart Federation.
Craig is a valued member of the 2M Advisory Team and will be counted on to lend his vast experiences to assist 2M in providing value added expertise across various logistic strategies. Craig will help guide us to generate critical clinical operational overlays focused on identifying and implementing efficiencies for our client's capital projects programming; driving development outcomes to a "patient ready" status.