Chris Gocal, CHC


Chris brings 18 years of Owner Representative experience to the Northstar team. In his role as a Northstar Principal, he is responsible for providing overall leadership to the project team in developing and implementing capital construction projects. He has worked on over 200 projects lifetime, representing a cumulative value of more than $600 million and is an American Hospital Association (AHA) Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) and an American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) Healthcare Construction Certificate holder.

Recently, Chris assisted in the creation of the Planning, Design & Construction Department for Mercy Oklahoma. His recent projects include the I-35 Clinic in Edmond, OK, as well as the Ardmore Cancer Center and Patient Tower, in Ardmore, OK. During this time, Chris led the recovery efforts for the Mercy I-35 Clinic, which took a direct hit from a tornado that struck Edmond, OK in 2013.

Chris earned his Bachelor of Science in construction at Southern Illinois University — Edwardsville and holds the honor of being named Employee of the Year by St. Louis College of Pharmacy for his service as Northstar project manager on various campus improvement projects.