Bauer Design Build Announces Branton Smith's Promotion to President


Bauer Design Build proudly announces the promotion of Branton from Director of Pre-Construction to President. This advancement marks a significant milestone in Branton’s career, reflecting his unwavering dedication, exceptional leadership, and profound impact within the organization.

Branton’s journey in construction management commenced as an intern while pursuing his degree in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, he seamlessly transitioned through various roles, including Superintendent, Project Engineer, and Project Manager, before joining Bauer Design Build in 2018 as a Project Manager. Throughout his tenure, Branton’s ascendancy has been remarkable, progressing from a Pre-Construction Manager to Director of Pre-Construction, and now assuming the position of President.

Central to Branton’s leadership philosophy is his embodiment of servant leadership—a testament to his selfless devotion to supporting and empowering individuals across the organization. His genuine willingness to assist others in achieving optimal outcomes has not only earned him widespread admiration but has also fostered a culture of collaboration and growth within Bauer Design Build.

“I am honored to be at a place with such talented people and to have the opportunity to help lead the growth of the company.” said Branton.

Branton’s influence extends far beyond his professional accomplishments; he is revered for his humility, approachability, and innate ability to cultivate talent. His profound impact is evidenced by the respect and admiration he commands from his peers and colleagues. As President, Branton will play a pivotal role in shaping the future trajectory of Bauer Design Build. Leveraging his expertise to drive sustainable growth and uphold the company’s esteemed reputation in the industry.


Branton’s bio