Darin Barr began his work with Ballard*King & Associates in 2007 and brings 10 years of experience to the company. Prior to B*K, he was the Senior Associate Director of the 300,000 square-foot Student Recreation Complex at the University of Missouri-Columbia. His main areas of responsibility were membership, dry-side facility operations, wet-side facility operations, maintenance and information technology. In addition to the Student Recreation Complex, Barr’s responsibilities also spanned the adjacent sand volleyball courts, Stankowski Field, and 50-plus acres of green space. Previously he served as the Aquatic Manager for the Mizzou Aquatic Center and was responsible for opening that portion of the Student Recreation Complex in the summer of 2005. His management experience includes economic impact studies, space planning and equipment specifications, request for proposal, grand opening celebrations, preventive maintenance programs, staffing, budgeting, marketing, risk management and programming. The diversity of Barr’s experiences have shaped his unique perspective on the delivery of recreation services and the operation of recreation facilities. Barr’s honest approach, attention to detail and depth of knowledge give B*K clients a comprehensive insight to help guide them through their project.