Megan J Collum

Megan joined Barrett Design in 2012, and is responsible for the firm's business operations. Prior to joining the firm, Megan developed a diverse skillset, with particular expertise in real estate brokerage, development, and small business management.

Most recently, as Director of Operations with CleanEdison, Megan helped the start-up company to become a national leader in clean-tech training. In addition to steering the company's initiatives as a member of the management team, she supervised logistics and delivery of open enrollment classes and implementation of large-scale workforce development programs.


During her tenure as Operations Manager for Meridian Development Partners, Megan worked alongside project managers and company principals in the redevelopment of environmentally-impaired properties in key markets across the country.

And as Marketing and Communications Coordinator for multinational commercial real estate brokerage Grubb & Ellis (now Newmark Grubb Knight Frank), Megan coordinated the production of marketing materials for more than 30 sales agents in the New York and San Antonio offices.


In 2005, Megan co-founded CSquared Investments to manage multi-family real estate holdings in historic neighborhoods of San Antonio, TX. Her role with the upstart real estate asset managment firm was Chief Operations Officer – overseeing all finances, maintenance and improvements of the portfolio of properties, as well as identifying and analyzing additional acquisition prospects.

Megan earned a bachelor of science in Business Administration from Trinity University in 2001. She also holds a Certificate in Construction Project Management from the New York School of Real Estate and is a Notary Public commissioned in the state of New York.