Who We Are
Barry Boswell is the founder and president of Bay Area Engineering. Barry is a licensed Professional Engineer appointed by the Texas Department of Insurance to engineer, design, and inspect homes for windstorm compliance. He has over forty years’ engineering and technical management experience overseeing large, complex programs and projects.
Barry earned an undergraduate engineering degree from the United States Naval Academy in 1971, and completed a graduate engineering degree at the University of Houston in 1992.
Our values guide our actions and are the foundation on which we base our practice.
Integrity - We believe that trust is the foundation of every relationship and that trust is earned through openness, honesty, and ethical behavior. We do what we say we will do. We have the courage to face problems and admit mistakes. We treat others with dignity and respect.
Excellence – We are committed to the highest standards in engineering and inspections. Our decision-making is based on a rigorous assessment of facts and data and the application of sound engineering principles and practices.
Innovation – While we are conservative in our approach, we constantly seek more effective ways to meet the needs of our customers. We continuously pursue excellence and ingenuity through education and active participation in professional societies.
These Values are fundamental and enduring. The circumstances surrounding a particular engagement do not change our values. We seek relationships with those who share these values.