Our story

VBA Design, Inc. was formed in 2012 in Panama City, Florida bringing together Bayne Collins, AIA of Collins & Associates and Victoria Williams, AIA, LEED AP BD+C of The Associates, LLC under the common goal of “Designing a Better Experience” for their Clients. VBA Design is a certified woman-owned small business (WOSB) License #AA26002533

With a combined experience and portfolio of over 64 years with in six states "Florida/ Corp offices , Alabama / Fairhope office , Mississippi, Georgia, Louisiana, and Tennessee", the team possesses a wealth of knowledge and creative talent to offer creative solutions to complicated design and planning issues with superior Client service.

Good design should not only serve its end user’s purpose, but further their mission and elicit a desire to excel and achieve greater things.

By truly listening to our clients and engaging them throughout the design process, we are privileged to gain a better understanding of not only their program for their structure, but gain a glimpse of who they are as a person, their vision for their future, and their inner philosophy.

Design is the poetry of the soul that should engage, nurture, and delight those it serves.

Meet our Team

Victoria Williams

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Irene Field

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Timothy Barnard

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Erica Barnard

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Professional and Play

Passion for Excellence

Planning | Design | Commitment to Service

These observations are key to designing a space that not only functions properly, but involves the individual in the architecture and enhances their life’s experiences. This same philosophy guides us in our service to our family, community, and our affiliations with our Clients. Engage, nurture and delight them by listening and involving them in the process.

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People should feel that their opinions, needs, and vision are welcomed, valid, and pertinent. By including others in the process, a synergy develops and the group is able to achieve greater things than the single individual. This dynamic energy fosters progress in a positive direction, and enriches the individual’s experience.

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