Design Staff

Evan Neal Architect Intern Springfield Mo

Evan Neal - Architectural Associate

Graduate of Oklahoma State University—Stillwater


Evan is an AIA associate member with training in Revit, Rhino, AutoCAD, and Adobe programs.  He is currently seeking his professional license through the IDP program. Evan has studied architecture abroad in Paris, Rome, Florence, Venice, and Bruges and developed an interest in sketching and water coloring, winning the 2014 logo design contest for the city of Hooker, Oklahoma. In the past, he has been involved in a design initiative to build an Ecovillage on the Oklahoma State Campus, and is currently involved in a variety of community and extracurricular activities including local church and running events, and volunteering for the Springfield Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.

Robert Deal Architect Intern Springfield Mo

Robert Deal - Architectural Associate

Graduate of Drury University


Robert has had over 12 years of hands-on experience within the construction industry ranging from in field construction to project estimating for several large firms throughout the midwest. In 2010 he graduated from Drury University with a BA in Architecture, then in 2011 graduated from Missouri State University with a BA in Construction Management. Robert is well versed in creating high quality designs from general retail to residential/ multi-family. Furthermore he understands the process of working with Owner/Developers, Engineers and governing bodies.

Robert received his LEED Green Associates credential and is now working on his Architectural Registration Examinations. Robert enjoys spending time with his wife and family and spending time on the lake.  

Joanna Fay Architect Intern Springfield Mo

Joanna Fay - Architectural Associate

Graduate of Drury University


Joanna’s diverse skills with AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign adds depth to the BWCO project team. She is a member of AIA, CSI, and NCARB and participates in and supports many of these organizations’ activities. Joanna’s nine years’ experience in retail and customer service have enabled her to quickly develop a rapport with the clients and consultants on her projects. Her study abroad in Paris allowed her to utilize her knowledge of the French language while learning more about the French culture and architecture. She is adept at model building, and in her spare time, you will find her involved in artwork and entertaining friends and family. 

Kuleya Bruce Architectural Associate

Kuleya Bruce , Architectural Associate

Graduate of Drury University

Masters in Business Administration - Kaplan University


Kuleya’s past experience includes project inspection and project scope development in her position as Outreach Coordinator for Rebuilding Together in St. Louis, Missouri. As the Executive Director of Rebuilding Together in Southwest Illinois, her background in communications and ability to collaborate with various boards, community leaders and investors was a valuable asset. It was required of her to lead and contribute to meetings and develop organizational solutions to projects and issues that arose. These skills will enhance her ability to meet client deadlines.


Brad Davenport, Architectural Associate  

Graduate of Drury University


Brad completed his Master's Degree at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri with a Minor in Graphic Design. Brad studied architecture abroad in Paris, Sarlat France, and the Centralized United Kingdom.  He is proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, Sketch UP, Adobe Suite and MS Office related programs.  He has seven years hands-on construction experience ranging from remodels to ground up projects with both commercial and residential building types. 





Emily Whitty

Emily Whitty, Architectural Associate

Graduate of Kansas State University


Emily completed her Master's Degree at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas with a Minor in French.  Her study abroad was in Paris, France.  She previously served as the 2015 president of Women in Design and served on the Dean's Student Advisory Board in 2015.  She is proficient in hand sketching and hand rendering as well as 3D and digital animation.  Her varied background enhances her project manager role with BWCO.