Michael Frohnappel, AIA


Managing Partner – Nashville | Hospitality + Entertainment

Michael Frohnappel leads the entertainment and hospitality practice for Baker Barrios.  In his role, he supports external growth opportunities with theme parks, destination resorts, and major branded attractions worldwide.  With more than 30 years in the architectural profession, Frohnappel offers invaluable experience in team leadership and project management of entertainment/attraction venues, comprehensive theme park design, and destination retail, food and beverage districts. His experience with globally recognized entertainment corporations including Universal Studios, Merlin Entertainment, The Walt Disney Company and Hard Rock Café combined with his knowledge and mastery of the industry is unsurpassed in the entertainment architectural profession.  Frohnappel is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, NCARB, the Themed Entertainment Association and the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions.


Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
University of Arkansas
E. Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design