Service industries:
Senior Living

Benson Method values relationships, communication and designing for people who will be experiencing our finished spaces. We think about both functional needs and aesthetic wants. Our method is a meticulous process of combining art and science to bring about the perfect solution for your project needs.

We work with owners and project teams to provide high end solutions.

Our business model promotes collaboration with design professionals and expertise from start to finish. We excel in project management, interior architectural concepts including programming, space planning, design development, interior finish selection and furniture specification. Benson Method is known for tackling every job with enthusiasm and communicating throughout the process to keep our client informed and engaged. We are a team that will execute all projects professionally and responsibly for the best interest of our client.  Our company culture is inspirational and innovative, which motivates us to perform at the highest level to deliver exemplary service and, consistently exceeding our client's expectations.

Principal led project management and design are the cornerstones of our organization, ensuring our clients the most talented individuals are dedicated to their project's success. Our team works as one, and while we concentrate on the details, we understand the big picture and know how to integrate all components of a project for a seamless process from start to finish. 

Benson Method is A Women Owned Business & is WBE Certified. 

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Benson method is a commercial firm who works with owners or part of a project team to provide the following services:


  • Program Development & Visioning
  • Space Planning
  • Design Development
  • Finish Selection
  • Strategic Workplace Planning
  • Tenant Improvement Services
  • Construction Documents
  • Bid Coordination
  • Construction Administration
  • Existing Condition Survey
  • Schematic Design
  • ADA Compliance
  • Custom Furniture / Millwork Design
  • 3D Modeling and Renderings
  • Facility Standards Development
  • Finish Board / Presentation Boards
  • Egress Plans
  • Marketing Plans
  • Square Footage Calculations
  • AutoCAD / Revit Generated Drawings
  • Lighting Design / Selection
  • Punch List

environmental elements:

  • Furniture Planning
  • Furniture Selection / Specification / Procurement
  • Decorative Accessory Selection / Specification and Procurement
  • Artwork Selection / Specification / Procurement
  • Signage Selection / Specification / Procurement
  • Budget / Cost Analysis
  • Custom Furniture Design
  • Office Furniture Standards
  • Move Management
  • 3D Modeling and Renderings
  •  Installation Supervision
  • Warranty / Repair / Maintenance
  • Local / National Furniture Services

Project Management:

  • Pre-Development Planning
  • Financial Modeling
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Project Team Selection
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Supplier Diversity
  • Design and Construction Management
  • Master Budget Development
  • Master Schedule Development
  • Project Accounting and Management
  • Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment Procurement and Management
  • Move Management
  • Project Closeout

Medical Equipment Planning:

  • Asset Inventory
  • Responsibility Matrix
  • Equipment Planning Schedule
  • Evaluate Equipment Standards & Contracts
  • Equipment Budget
  • User Group Meetings
  • Equipment Evaluations
  • Architectural Significant Equipment (ASE) Book
  • Contractor / Vendor Installed (OF/CI & OF/ VI) Equipment Specifications
  • Procurement Specifications & Quotations
  • Bid Package Documents
  • Purchase Requisitions / Purchase Orders
  • Purchase Order Tracking & expediting
  • Receipt Document Reconciliation
  • Invoice Document Reconciliation
  • Receiving, Warehouse & Storage Procedures
  • Warehouse Delivery to Facility
  • Installation Management
  • Existing Asset Relocation Management
  • In-service Training Coordination
  • Asset tag list

LEED Design/Consulting:

  • LEED Certification Report
  • LEED Accredited Professionl
  • Pre-Design Sustainable Programming
  • LEED Certification Services

We design around the US and across the globE.

projectS + locations we have impacted:

Austin, Texas
MUVE Lakeway

Bath, New York
Bath VA Medical Center

Blue Springs, Missouri
Saint Mary’s Medical Center

Boise, Idaho
Treasure Valley Hospital

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery Center at Bryn Mawr Hospital

Casper, Wyoming
Summit Medical Center

Columbia, Missouri
Columbia Surgical Associates

Chicago, Illinois
Gold Coast Surgicenter

Derby, Kansas
Rock Regional Hospital

Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
The United States Army

Guangzhan, China
KingMed Diagnostics

Houston, Texas
Cy-Fair Surgery Center
Houston Physician Hospital


Independence, Missouri
Bluvas and Associates, Inc.

Jackson, Missouri
Jackson Community Center

Kansas City, Missouri
City Place at Westport
Saint Luke’s Health System
The University of Kansas Cancer Center-North

Lawrence, Kansas
Lawrence Memorial Hospital

Leawood, Kansas
Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center
Healient Physician Group
Nueterra Headquarters
Country Club of Leawood
Indian Hills Country Club

Lee's Summit, Missouri
Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center
Summit Gastroenterology

Liberty, Missouri
Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center
Ohnoutka Residence

Merriam, Kansas
Shawnee Mission Health

Miami, Florida
The Miami Medical Center

Overland Park, Kansas
Alterra Bank
Benson Method Corporate Office
City Wide Corporate Office
Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center
Goldstein Residence
Hawkins Residence
Helen Jon Designer Swimwear
Lamar Court Assisted Living
Soffia Via Salon
South Kansas City Surgericenter
The Sheridan at Overland Park

Olathe, Kansas
Diagnostic Imaging Center
Travanse Living at Olathe

Prairie Village, Kansas
KU Eye Center

Raytown, Missouri
Raytown City Hall

Rock Springs, Wyoming
Aspen Mountain Medical Center

Saginaw, Michigan
Mackinaw Surgery Center

Salima, Malawi
Malawi Health Clinic: Pothawira

San José, Costa Rica
Hospital Clinica Santa Rita

Spring Hill, Kansas
Pemberton Residence

Warrensburg, Missouri
Finnane-Robison Dental, LLC

Webb City, Missouri
Webb City Gymnasium

Featured projects:


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COOL TO TRAVEL: Sorrento, Italy. FREE TIME: Horseback riding. DRINKS ARE ON ME: Coffee AM/Wine PM. DESSERT ANYONE? Ice cream/chocolate chip cookie. ❤SPACE: Musee D'Orsay.

Meghan is a method driven designer, with over 18 years of experience in the interior design industry. She works on projects of varying scale, scope and style with a focus on The Healing Environment and the overall concept of evidence-based design. Meghan's experience and project oversight include owner representation within the healthcare community, turnkey operations, complex phased renovations for large hospital complexes and new construction. She is accustomed to working as a member of the architectural design team to help create an image and environment that fulfills the client's vision, meets all functional demands as well as the clinical mission. Meghan understands that all phases of design including schematic design, design development, construction documentation and construction administration impact the overall project schedule, budget and completion. Her approach is client and vision focused with great emphasis on customizing experience and exceeding standards. Owning and directing Benson Method is a rewarding experience for Meghan as it allows her to interact with every person involved in a project and create quality, inspiring interiors.  

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COOL TO TRAVEL: San Francisco/Northern California - has all my favorite things.
FREE TIME: Going out to dinner with friends. DRINKS ARE ON ME: Vodka, Club Soda, Lime.  DESSERT ANYONE? Cheese Strudel from Grunauer! ❤SPACE: Anywhere overlooking water.

Michelle has over 20 years of project management experience with a specialty working as an owner's representative for most of her career. She has an acute sense of understanding client's needs and how to create team synergy to ensure a successful project. Michelle is responsible for all facets of project development and implementation. She provides a structured and comprehensive management approach to coordinate teams, develop, control and manage budget and schedule, strategic planning, due diligence, site selection, team selection, contract negotiation, construction administration, furniture, fixture and equipment management and move management. Michelle has managed multiple types of projects with special experience working with municipal, corporate and healthcare clients. Michelle is also uniquely qualified working with federal grants and city municipal bonds.



COOL TO TRAVEL: Cockington, England. FREE TIME: Painting and many other CRAFTS! DRINKS ARE ON ME: Coffee. DESSERT ANYONE? Mint chocolate chip ice cream. ❤SPACE: Allen Fieldhouse… ROCK CHALK!!

Mandy's outgoing and friendly personality are only the beginning of her contribution to Benson Method. Offering nearly 10 years of experience as an Interior Designer, she is well versed and effective in team and project management. Mandy is thoughtful of how design impacts the community and intends to do so positively and intelligently through her work. With experience scaling from small to large spaces, she manages the full scope of the project from field verification, consultant coordination, construction documents, permitting and construction administration. Mandy takes interior design beyond directing and delivering great work and into making a lasting impact. Her positive personality and fresh perspective offer each project its own unique character. 



Glenn Beddingfield
Senior equipment Planner

COOL TO TRAVEL: Comforts of Home. FREE TIME: Golf. DRINKS ARE ON ME: Coffee AM/WT 101 w/splash of Sprite 0 PM. DESSERT ANYONE? Pecan or apple pie. ❤SPACE: Home with Peg, Buttercup and Lily.

Glenn manages the client's medical equipment planning from start to finish. His hands-on approach and experience insure that each detail is considered. Whether he is creating a budget or working within the client's, he provides equipment options which meet the client's standards as well as the physician's preferences. Glenn works with the architect, engineers and contractor to provide drawings and specifications for both fixed and mobile equipment, allowing them to prepare for equipment installation. Glenn manages the entire purchase process, from gathering quotes, confirming receipt and installation of product to reconciling invoices on behalf of the client. 



COOL TO TRAVEL: Scotland, Malawi and anywhere with a beach FREE TIME: I'm studying herbalism and aromatherapy. I spend a lot of time studying plants and their medicinal uses. DRINKS ARE ON ME: COFFEE. DESSERT ANYONE? Brownies or Tiramisu! ❤SPACE: The Urban Outfitters Headquarters

Barbara is responsible for a wide range of operations, logistics and administration. She has a talent for anticipating client needs and predicting project pinch points, providing efficient solutions and quality standards for project success. She streamlines all moving parts, and facilitates clear communication, coordination, and comprehensive timelines for all involved. Barbara's background in marketing lends well to understanding each client's big picture goal and how an interior space can not only complement, but greatly enhance strategic brand and positioning efforts. Her primary focus is hosting the client throughout the design process and building meaningful, lasting relationships.


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8021 Santa Fe Drive
Suite 100
Overland Park, KS 66204


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