Tracy Collins joined the Paragon team first as a part-time consultant in the fall of 2016 and took on the full-time role, in mid-2017, of Project Manager and Business Development in our St. Louis, Missouri location. Tracy brings an expansive and diverse background to Paragon. She is a 2006 graduate of Drury University with a Bachelors Degree in Architecture and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. She has more than 15 years experience with firms across the country, most recently in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, respectively. Her portfolio includes projects in civic, educational, residential, commercial and healthcare.
Tracy is licensed in Missouri, California, Colorado and Hawaii, she is NCARB and LEED AP BD+C certified, Autodesk Revit 2012 Certified Professional and Certified Associate. She is a Board Member of the Webster Groves Architectural Review, on the Women in Architecture Steering Committee for AIA St. Louis, an AIA Member and on the Drury University Professional Advisory Board.
Tracy is driven by the power architecture has to impact everyday life. She is motivated by the idea that people will experience the buildings and spaces she creates. Some of Tracy’s favorite projects to date include the Panama BioMuseo project while with a California firm and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. The project will be the largest Art Museum in the world upon completion.
Outside of work, Tracy loves being outside and is an avid cyclist. She has a knack for creating handmade quilts for friends and family and enjoys traveling. She recently moved back to St. Louis, which she calls “home,” as she is now close to family and friends after spending the last 10 years in California.
Bachelor in Architecture – Drury University
Masters in Business Administration – Drury University
Registered Architect – Missouri, California, Colorado and Hawaii
Autodesk Revit 2012 Certified Professional
Autodesk Revit 2012 Certified Associate
Webster Groves Architectural Review Board Member
AIA St. Louis Women in Architecture Steering Committee
Drury University Professional Advisory Board