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Shannon Barrier, RA, AIA, NCARB, WELL AP

Shannon is the creative force behind He holds a professional degree of architecture and has been directly working in the field since 2004. He founded in 2013 and is the principal architect.  He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). He currently holds architectural licenses in multiple states and is the professional of record for many designed and constructed projects. He can manage many project delivery methods but prefers his hybrid design-build model over all others. He has experience in many project types including healthcare, education, industrial, commercial, residential, and adapted reuse. He is particularly innovative in sustainable design concepts. Overall, he is a deeply motivated, passionate individual who completely loves all aspects of design.

Krista Barrier, FNP-C, MSN
Chief Operating Officer|Healthcare Specialist

Krista is the highly-skilled, business oriented arm of the team. She holds a Master of Science in Nursing degree and is a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her previous work as a RN, as well as a real-estate office manager, makes her perfectly suited for handling vast amounts of critical information that requires organization, application, and dissemination. She is well versed in client on-boarding procedures as well as project setup and scheduling compliance. She has extensive experience in accounts receivable and payable and is responsible for all associated duties. She coordinates our business development program including marketing efforts through social media, website, brochures, advertisements, and lunch and learns. She has a contagiously, positive attitude that not only wins over potential clients but also, binds our team together.  It goes without saying, she is integral part of bwas design's future success.  

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