Gloria Barrera has led the design and construction for more than 6 million square feet of new construction and renovation projects. With 25 years of experience, she has spent a significant portion of her career specializing in K-12 facilities, but is also skilled in the criminal justice and healthcare market segments. As a principal-in-charge and program director, Gloria has overseen a number of large, public bond construction programs across the United States. She has been involved in the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) for years serving as the Gulf Coast Chapter President and Southern Region President. She was part of the CEFPI/Associated General Contractors Houston Task Force to develop best practices for the Competitive Sealed Proposal delivery method. She also participated as a review committee member for CEFPI’s Creating Connections—Guide to Educational Facility Planning.