About Us

Who We Are

Chesapeake Healthcare Planning, LLC is an SBA certified, woman-owned small business that provides a menu of services during the renovation and construction of new health care spaces. We specialize in medical equipment planning, procurement, initial outfitting and transitioning (IO & T), as well as overall Construction Management services and provision of temporary department spaces. We strive to be the one point of contact during the construction process, so that nothing is forgotten.

Experience and Professionalism

Our extensive clinical background of more than 40 years is unparalleled in the industry and offers inside knowledge regarding the function and flow of medical facility. We have an in-depth understanding of how equipment fits into a construction project and how the equipment will be utilized in the future.

Why Choose Us?

Our dedicated team of highly qualified experts allows your healthcare organization to take advantage of comprehensive, single-source solutions, offering personal attention and regular involvement of our Equipment Planning and Transitioning Teams. Count on the CHP team for inspired leadership, high levels of performance, continuous quality assurance, commitment to sustainability and a culture based on honesty, integrity, trust, and pride.

Meet The CHP Team

Mitch Norris

CEO/Founder

As the CEO and Founder of CHP and CPC, Mitch serves as the Senior Principal and Project Manager responsible for all CHP/CPC projects. Mitch specializes in medical equipment acquisitions, supply chain management, finance, facility management, and project management. He is involved with pre-construction services, as well as scheduling and overseeing the procurement and installation of medical equipment and systems. Responsibilities also include preparation of detailed proposals, RFP’s and Statements of Work.

Norma Norris

President/Founder

Norma oversees the Business Development and day-to-day operations of Chesapeake Healthcare Planning and is co-owner of the business with her husband, Mitchell Norris. Norma has over 25 years in medical sales and business management, as well as a clinical background as a Medical Technologist and Wound Care Specialist. She is a Founding Member of “Women in Healthcare” in the Baltimore/Washington region.

Kevin Mettler

Director, Transition Services

Kevin oversees all Transition Projects, Initial Outfitting and Move Management for Private Sector, VA and DOD arenas. Kevin has over 20+ years as a Healthcare Transition Expert, with 40+ years in Acute Care, Outpatient, Imaging, Hospice and Teaching Facilities. He is versed in all areas of Transition Engagement Management, from initial business development, to completion.

Juan Aguirre

Project Manager

Juan specializes in management of inventory, project coordination and drafting services. As a project manager, he is involved with pre-construction services as well as scheduling and overseeing the procurement and installation of medical equipment. Juan also oversees the application of REVIT for our clients.

Min O

Project Manager

With over 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Min has extensive knowledge of medical equipment planning, acquisition, facility operations, and project management. He has assisted in the management of such large projects as opening new clinical and surgical towers for a 1,000+ bed hospital and the renovation of a 7 story inpatient facility.

Courtney Baker

Project Manager

As a project manager, Courtney is involved with pre-construction services, procurement and installation of medical equipment. She specializes in quality control, contract review, procurement, proposal writing, marketing, event planning and project management. Courtney also develops quality assurance plans, training schedules, and marketing materials.

Kaelynn Benedicto

Project Coordinator

Kaelynn has 10 years of medical facility project experience, specializing in equipment project planning, coordination, installation, quality control and customer relations. As a project coordinator, Kaelynn is involved in a project from start to finish, overseeing pre-construction services through equipment installation and final quality assessments.

Derek Wade

Project Coordinator

Derek has over 10 years of experience as a Project Manager. As a Project Coordinator, Derek is involved in a project from start to finish. He is also one of our Attainia database experts, and is integral in providing the reports and updates that are so important during the design and planning phases.

Jody Spangler

Project Manager

Jody has over 15 years of experience in both Medical Equipment Planning as well as Hospital Facility Planning/Facility Operations. As the newest member of our team, Jody brings us a breadth of knowledge that crosses over all aspects of project management.