Ana Pinto-Alexander, R.I.D., IIDA,EDAC
BA 1986, Interior Design – Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts
Principal and Senior Vice President, HKS, Inc.
Ana Pinto-Alexander has more than 27 years of experience designing interiors for the country’s most progressive health care facilities. Her childhood in Colombia, South America, combined with extensive international travel has influenced her unique design perspective.
Pinto-Alexander’s extensive research in healthcare design has anchored her belief that healing environments can greatly improve the hospital experience for the patient, their family, and the medical staff. Although healthcare design is a passion, she also has created interior designs for religious and educational facilities.
Pinto-Alexander has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design from Purdue University and has been a guest lecturer there. She is a member of the International Design Association and holds a certificate from the National Council for Interior Design.
Pinto-Alexander has juried Healthcare Design magazine's Architectural Showcase and Contract magazine's Healthcare Environment Awards. She has spoken nationally and internationally on the importance the built environment has in the healing process. The recipient of numerous awards for her interior design projects, she has also been featured in several national publications, including a cover story for Interiors and Sources and was most recently recognized as one of the 25 Most Influential People in Healthcare Design by Healthcare Design magazine.
Pinto-Alexander is a board member of the Hispanic Business Council and the Indianapolis Reparatory Theater.