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BRP is Thankful for…

As Thanksgiving draws near, we can’t help but thank all the people that make our job possible. Thank you to our clients, community, coworkers, contractors, consultants, and everyone that follows BRP along the way. Here are some words of thanks from employees here at BRP:

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We at BRP are thankful for…


  • “Every project is an opportunity to learn. We are thankful for our clients who help us to understand how they work and the challenges they face so that we can in turn work to help them.” Geoffrey Butler, AIA & Founding Partner

  • “I am thankful for our clients because they allow us to fulfill our mission – to make their Vision for a project our Focus. Together, it allows us to create amazing spaces and facilities in the Ozarks and all across the United States.” – Christopher Swan, AIA & Managing Partner


  • “I’m grateful for a community that shows compassion, that celebrates its successes and acknowledges its shortcomings, and strives to improve for the benefit of all.” – Tim Rosenbury, AIA

  • “Growing up in the midwestern town of Sedalia, MO and now being a native Springfieldian for 10 years, I am thankful for the small-town vibe and comfort Springfield has with all of the opportunities and amenities offered from a big city. The city and creative culture have grown tremendously in the past 10 years and I am excited for the future of our wonderful community.” – Nick Banner, AIA

  • “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt, “This quote really sums up the greater Springfield/Nixa area communities to me. There are so many resources for STEM, and hands-on Vocational training in our schools from Kindergarten up. I am thankful that we are helping the next generation build a great future for themselves, and all of us.” Brenda Horn, Accounting Coordinator


  • “I am thankful for all of my coworkers and their willingness to share knowledge. Over the course of the last 5 months, I have been able to approach my coworkers with a question, whether it be a project they are working on or about general information. This has allowed me to learn so much. Thank you all!” – Chelsea Smith, Architectural Intern

  • “I am thankful for the people at BRP Architects because they foster a collaborative spirit, bring passion for serving our clients, and live out our company values.” – Christopher Swan, AIA & Managing Partner

  • “I’m incredibly grateful for my patient and knowledgeable coworkers. I love the fun, laid-back environment I get to work in every day. Whether we are interpreting building codes, solving design problems, or grabbing a Friday afternoon beer, I always enjoy learning from and spending time with my BRP family.” – Nicole Shaul, Architectural Intern


  • “I am thankful for all the contractors I work with who truly make all of my projects a collaborative effort. What we do behind the screens with our architectural tools doesn’t always translate as expected behind the scenes at the project site.  The entire process is a team effort to make these projects come to reality – we couldn’t do will out the skill and care from our contractor counterparts.” – Benjamin Van Eps, AIA

  • “I am thankful for contractors that approach construction as a team approach, those are always the most successful projects.” – Laura Daughtery, AIA 


  • “I am thankful for all of the team members who make each project a success – including all of our consultants!  We are blessed to have support from some of the highest quality consultant resources available for civil, Geotech, structural, MEP engineering, interior design, building envelope, third-party testing, acoustical, AV/Low Voltage, food service, laundry and more.  Thank you for making our projects a success with your devotion to quality!” – Gerri Kielhofner, AIA

  • “I am thankful for our consultants’ true dedication & diligence they provide on BRP’s projects.” Mike Harned, AIA

Wishing this Thanksgiving finds you with plenty of reasons to give thanks!


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