Terri is a 17-year veteran of the firm with over 22 years of experience, with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Master of Architecture from University of Minnesota. A former in-house architect for the U.S. Army, Terri’s love for the technical side of design has led her to work on projects that push the boundaries of physics, engineering, bioengineering, healthcare, and medical device manufacturing. From clean rooms to laboratories, manufacturing spaces to hospitals, she is passionate about how spaces perform as well as how to facilitate the collaboration that leads to life-changing discoveries and innovations.
Licensed in Minnesota, California, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, and Wisconsin, Terri is a strategic, capable leader with a deep love for the firm and its people and a strong track record of both incredible client service and impactful staff development. She’s a trusted advisor who empowers those around her to do their best work while combining visionary thinking with empathy and kindness.
“I’m deeply honored and humbled to be this firm’s next CEO and President. BWBR is full of talented people who excel at what they do and inspire me to not only make BWBR a successful firm, but also a great place to work. My commitment is to continue to honor the great foundation that has been developed by the CEOs before me—to create great designs, to build on our equity work, and to make sure that we have fun along the way,” Terri says.
Stephanie McDaniel, AIA, LEED® AP, will remain with BWBR as a valued Principal, and the firm is grateful for her commitment and collaboration during her time in the role. Terri says, “I want to personally thank Stephanie for her contributions to BWBR. Her passion for this firm, the work we do, and our employees is inspiring, and a legacy I intend to carry forward.”