Beth Harmon-Vaughan

Beth Harmon-Vaughan



Beth has over 40 years of experience leading teams to develop award winning, functional, agile spaces that enhance culture, productivity, and the bottom line. A recognized leader, she is sought by end-users, design professionals, and academics for her practice, research, education, and public service experience. Beth’s work encompasses almost every type of commercial and institutional project, giving her the experience to lead teams to a consistently successful outcome. Her focus on the integration of the client’s vision and goals throughout the design and building process is integral for projects of significant magnitude and technical complexity. As a thought leader, Beth oversees project design development and is responsible for the overall project strategy, providing both design and management support. Beth is a client advocate, challenging the team to explore options to deliver fully realized design solutions.

On a personal note...

Beth was born in the same Missouri town as Harry Truman, spent much of her career in Phoenix and is delighted to have returned home to live and practice in Kansas City. She is a 40-year Kansas City Chiefs season ticket holder, and enjoys the Symphony and Theater League. Several weeks in the spring or fall are often spent on the south shore of Galway Bay Ireland. In her spare time she enjoys travel and reading historical biographies – a favorite is Undaunted Courage by S Ambrose.