As the President and CEO of BWBR, Stephanie McDaniel, a 25-year veteran of the firm, brings a deep passion for people and design as seen through the lenses of equity and sustainability. As a principal, her work has focused on complex laboratory and higher education projects and, as a highly skilled communicator and facilitator, Stephanie excels at leading teams to help clients identify and transform their visions into very functional and flexible environments.

Stephanie McDaniel
President, CEO

Joined BWBR in 1996
Named Principal in 2015

“I’m so honored to be taking on this role. BWBR’s talented team is deeply committed both to serving our clients and to design excellence, and I look forward to supporting them in every way I can. Architects and designers have the expertise to create spaces that make our clients better--to transform the lives of those who use our buildings. As the designers of our future communities, together we can create spaces and environments that are sustainable and equitable.”


North Dakota State University
A. Glenn Hill Center for STEM Education
Gustavus Adolphus College
Anderson Hall Renovation
Gustavus Adolphus College
Anderson Hall, Bonnier Multifaith Center
University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center
University of Minnesota
Biological Sciences Center, Third and Fourth Floors Renovations
Church of Saint PeterCotter Schools
Classroom Building Renovation and Residence Hall
University of Minnesota
Fraser Hall, Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Laboratory Facility
University of Minnesota-Duluth
Heikkila Chemistry and Advanced Materials Science Building
Minneapolis Community & Technical College
Hennepin Skyway Renovation
Carroll University
Jaharis Science Laboratories and Hastad Hall
Gustavus Adolphus College
Lund Center Expansion and Renovation
University of Minnesota
Microbiology Research Facility
University of St. Thomas
New Schoenecker Center for STEAM Education
Lake Area Technical College
Prairie Lakes Healthcare Center of Learning Addition and Renovation
Fortune 500 Company
Research & Development Building
Cornell College
Russell Science Center
Southeast Community College
Sandhills Global Technology Center for STEM Education
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Science and Technology Innovation Center
Bethel University
Science Facilities Renovations and Addition
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Sesquicentennial Hall
Buena Vista University
Siebens Forum Student Center and Library Renovations
CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio)
Social Service Agency Workplace Expansion
Metropolitan State University
Student Center
North Dakota State University
Sugihara Hall
The Paul and Sheila Wellstone Center for Community Building/Neighborhood HouseGustavus Adolphus College
Warren and Donna Beck Academic Hall
Cornell College
West Science Hall Renovation
League of Minnesota Cities
Workplace Remodel