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BILL M. BROWN

Civil Engineer, E.I.T., Senior Project Manager

 

Bill M. Brown is Civil Engineer with over 28 years of experience in Civil Engineering and the commercial construction market. Mr. Brown’s portfolio consists of landmark projects ranging from interiors and renovations, to projects of large and exceptional scope. He has worked for, and managed, construction for several Fortune 500 Companies and Engineering News Records Top 50 General Contractors and Construction Management Firms. Two of the firms are Top 10 General Contractors and Construction Management Firms in the World. Construction experience includes roles ranging from Construction Intern, Estimating and Preconstruction, Project Engineer, Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager, Senior Management, Diversity Manager, and Business Development. He has successfully completed projects in Higher Education, Multifamily, Healthcare, Aviation, Industrial, Nuclear, Heavy Civil, Government, Hospitality (Hotels), Financial Institutions, and Office Buildings. Project budgets range in size from $500,000.00 renovations to $600,000,000.00 Master Plans, the largest being part of a $2.4 Billion Nuclear Project.

Over the years, Bill has established himself as an activist in the construction industry through his membership in several organizations and initiatives. He has been, or is currently active, in the Associated Builders & Contractors, Associated General Contractors of America, Houston Area Construction Career Collaborative, St. Louis, MO Laborer’s Union Local Training Program, National Society of Black Engineers, and OSHAVolunteer Protection Program. Mr. Brown has been an advocate for diversity and inclusion for Disadvantaged, Small, Minority, and Women- Owned Businesses (MWBE) by his active participation with the Local and State MWSDVBE initiatives and by partnering with the Diversity

Management and Executive Leadership at each organization and project he has been assigned. Mr. Brown’s philosophy is to deliver projects that are safe, have the highest degree of quality, and are delivered on time, while maintaining client satisfaction and budget. This philosophy fosters an environment of Life Safety, Great Customer Experience, and Excellent Communication. Mr. Brown has handled numerous accounts with such clients as SSM Healthcare (St. Louis, MO), U.S. Department of Energy (Aiken, SC), MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston), Memorial Hermann (Houston) Healthcare, University of Houston (Houston), and Skanska Commercial Development (Houston).

Bill is married to the backbone of his life, Angela Brown, and has a son DJ Brown who is 24 years of age. Angela is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University with a degree in Business and Advertising with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Prairie View A&M University working as a Senior Human Resources Manager in the energy industry. DJ is a graduate of Northern Illinois University in the College
of Business. DJ currently resides in Chicago, IL working as a Sales Manager in the software industry. DJ was also a Division 1 College Football Athlete at Northern Illinois University. Bill’s hobbies mentoring and providing opportunities for young men and women in the community. He enjoys sports, travel, reading, community-based organizations and participation. He is also an enthusiast of automobile customization and
classic cars.

Bill has received numerous awards and recognition for his dedication to the construction industry:

SKANSKA USA BUILDING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION CHAMPION AWARD - 2017
CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS COLLEGE ASSOCIATION CHAMPION AWARD FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION - 2017
COMMUNITY WORK CDC – HOMESTEAD, TX NORTHEAST HOUSTON AMAZING SUPPORT AWARD - 2019
AUSTIN COMMERICAL GREEN AUDIT AWARD – UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON QUADRANGLE

REPLACEMENT PROJECT – 2019

AMERICAN SUBCONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION TOP 5 PROJECT MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD – 2020 & 2021
GREATER HOUSTON BUSINESS PROCUREMENT FORUM AWARD OF MERIT FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION – 2020
AUSTIN COMMERCIAL GREEN AUDIT AWARD – UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON JOHN M. O’QUINN LAW

CENTER PROJECT – 2021

ASSOCIATED BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS BEAM CLUB PRESIDENTIAL AWARD – 2021
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS BOARD MEMBER OF THE YEAR – 2021
ASSOCIATED BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS ABC IDOL AWARD – AUGUST - 2021
GREATER HOUSTON BUSINESS PROCUREMENT FORUM R.A. WILTZ MINORITY BUSINESS ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR – 2021
D-MARS.COM TOP 50 BLACK PROFESSIONALS & ENTREPRENUERS OF TEXAS - 2022