Ryan Faust, AIA, NCARB

Ryan Faust is a Principal and a key leader of BatesForum’s Bentonville, Arkansas and Springfield, Missouri offices. Faust graduated from Drury University with a degree in Architecture in 2005 and reconnected with his friends at BatesForum, then Bates Architects, in 2015 with the opening of the Arkansas office. Faust leads teams focused around multi-site national scale rollout programs and teams practicing regional-focused architecture. His expertise in project management and scheduling are a key asset to clients that require strict adherence to project timelines and budget.

Ryan’s high quality work has received much recognition for its impact on the Northwest Arkansas community, landing him spots on the NWA Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” list in 2016 and “Twenty Under 30” list in 2009. He was also named Celebrate Magazine’s “Best Architect” in Northwest Arkansas in 2016, and played an integral role in Bates being named the “Best Architecture Firm in Northwest Arkansas” in 2016.