Leadership Team

Our team is your team.

We represent your interests every day to make your job easier. By utilizing our expertise, leadership and knowledge, we are able to add measureable value at every step of the process. HBS designs, implements and supports state-of-the art facilities using the latest proven technologies.

We manage projects for precise execution and on-time/on-budget delivery. Most important, we adhere to the highest ethical standards. HBS offers a leadership and management team with over 100 years of collective experience of success developing healthcare facilities and equipment management services


Jay Hornung, CHFM, President

Jay provides leadership and oversight for all of the company’s development, project/program management, planning and facilities management efforts on new construction and renovations within the United States and internationally. As founder and president, Jay is also responsible for HBS’ operations and manages all departmental directors.

HBS was founded by Jay and he has grown the company primarily through repeat sole-source contracts with his clients and word-of-mouth referrals. Throughout his 22-year career in healthcare construction, Jay has been responsible for the oversight of more than one-billion dollars of major healthcare projects for some of the largest healthcare systems in the country, including 14 Greenfield hospital projects.

Prior to starting HBS, Jay served as the Vice President of Development for MedCath, where he was responsible for the development and expansion of 14 hospitals. He also was the Assistant Vice President of Design & Construction at Universal Health Services where he was employed for 10 years until 2006.

Jay received his Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Temple University in 1993. He is a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers and a Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager through the American Hospital Association.


David Stepelevich, CHFM, Vice President

As Vice President, David assists in the leadership and management of the company’s facilities and compliance programs, the transition planning programs, and project management program. David has over 32 years of direct healthcare experience and has led the facility, compliance, and project management programs for some of the largest healthcare systems in the country. Prior to HBS David was the Director of Projects and Facilities for MedCath and was the Director of Facilities and Projects for Universal Health Services. David has developed and marketed nationally recognized facility compliance software that is currently in use at over 50 healthcare facilities around the United States.

David received his Bachelor’s degree in economics from Villanova University in 1982. He is a 25 year member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers, is a Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager, and has presented seminars nationally on many subjects from compliance to disaster response.

With vast industry experience in acute care, pediatric, behavioral and long term care facilities, as both a project manager and director of facilities, David is uniquely qualified to handle both new construction projects, as well as compliance and transition projects for clients throughout the country.


Kathleen M. Morris – Vice President Equipment Planning

Ms. Morris has 13 years of experience in the medical equipment planning industry with an emphasis in the planning, procurement and management of capital equipment, facilities, technology, and support services. She has been responsible for the equipment management, budget preparation and management, procurement and installation for various projects including both renovations and new construction. Ms. Morris’ primary goal is the effective application of HBS resources that lead to customer satisfaction. She has developed a rare formula for success, uniting owner advocacy with operational excellence.


Nancy J. Wagner – Director Equipment Planning

Ms. Wagner has nearly 30 years of experience in a hospital environment, including the positions of Staffing Coordinator, Patient Services Resource Coordinator, and Facilities Design Manager. She has been responsible for construction management, contracts and negotiations, project management, budget preparation and management and facilities planning. Nancy has been involved with providing equipment planning, purchasing and installation management services on more than 25 healthcare facility construction projects, including both renovation and replacement facilities both in North America and abroad. Her specialty is in the programming, planning, and specification of equipment for pediatric and outpatient facilities.