Bryan Henson


Bryan epitomizes the new generation of builders.

Bryan Henson takes the helm as President of Allen Associates with pride and passion. He guides the company’s direction, oversees daily operations, and leads the firm’s talented staff of over 116 craftsmen and women.

Bryan’s environmental expertise and strong understanding of building science enhances the company’s position as the region’s premier green contractor. Bryan has an unusual combination of construction experience and highly relevant educational background. Bryan holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science degree and a Master of Environmental Science and Management degree from the Donald Bren School at UCSB where he currently teaches green building and sustainable design. Bryan is the program advisor and core lecturer for the Green Building and Sustainable Design Certificate Program at UCSB Extension.  Bryan is also a LEED Accredited Professional.

As the visionary leader at Allen Associates, Bryan regularly educates the public and industry colleagues conducting workshops, lectures and “behind the walls” tours on all things related to construction, remodeling and sustainable design. Most recently he participated in the esteemed panel, Building Green with Bryan Cranston, at Dwell Magazine’s Dwell on Design Conference in Los Angeles, CA. Bryan was recently named as one of the “40 Under 40” Top Homebuilders and Remodelers by Professional Remodeler Magazine.

A big part of Bryan’s life is his family – his wife Rachael and their two daughters, Noel and Rosemary, and son, Pierce.