John Frank

One of our defining traits is the focus and importance we place on communication. Lack of timely communication can sour relations and lead to challenges, while over-communication can become a real distraction. Striking the right balance enables us to deliver on commitments and build lasting relationships.

John Frank AIA, LEED AP BD+C Chief Innovation Officer

As Chief Innovation Officer, John drives the firm’s adaptation of cutting-edge technology and innovative delivery methods to strengthen the experience for team members, consultants and clients alike. Simultaneously, he leads the firm’s Bentonville office and provides counsel to and oversight for one of the firm’s largest clients. Throughout the course of his career, John has managed teams devoted to retail, grocery, hospitality and industrial projects; he also leads firm-wide efforts around the emergence of Net Zero Energy buildings. John has been with BRR since 2002 and became principal in 2014.
Professional Registrations
  • Registered Architect
  • Licensed in 29 states
  • LEED AP Building Design + Construction
Professional Associations
  • American Institute of Architects
  • U.S. Green Building Council
  • Kansas State University, Bachelor of Architecture
  • Minor in Regional & Community Planning
Three Favorite Things

A clean, solid strike of a golf ball, the sound of rolling waves while sitting on the beach & hearing a song that takes me back in time