University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences

J. Michael Molnar is the new PMO Director of the facilities, planning, design and construction team, bringing more than 35 years of executive leadership, facilities management, construction and project management experience to his role. His responsibilities include the development and activation of all strategic construction projects.

“His demonstrated success at managing high-level projects will be integral to the department’s development of the PMO infrastructure,” said Marco Capicchioni, vice president of facilities, planning, design and construction.

Prior to his new role, Molnar served as the Director of Capital Programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he managed more than 100 academic, research, hospital and administrative facilities.

In addition, as the Principal at PMA Consultants, he worked with the University of Chicago Medicine on projects such as the Center for Care and Discovery.

“I am honored to rejoin the facilities, planning, design and construction team at UChicago Medicine,” said Molnar. “I’m excited to be a part of this institution as it works to provide world-class facilities for patients and staff.”

A 27-year veteran in the U.S. Navy, Molnar holds a Master of Engineering from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Science from California State University at Northridge.

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