Gary James, PE, NCEES

Infrastructure & Technology Market Principal

As the Principal of FSB’s Infrastructure and Technology market, Gary heads up a team of engineers and architects who specialize in these complex and critical areas. A licensed mechanical engineer, he regularly spearheads the planning and design for these intricate, wide-ranging projects, including elements such as mechanical building systems and HVAC, central heating and cooling plants, fire protection, plumbing, energy management, building controls, and noise control engineering. Gary’s keen understanding of how the architecture and engineering disciplines must come together to result in a successful project is key in this effort, and he consistently meets or exceeds budget and schedule obligations.

Under Gary’s supervision, the FSB team has implemented a number of innovative, non-traditional solutions that have saved significant time and dollars for our technology and infrastructure clients, such as the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.

A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Gary is licensed as a mechanical engineer in 17 states and is an alumnus of both Leadership Oklahoma and Leadership Oklahoma City. He previously served on the Board of Governors for ASHRAE’s central Oklahoma chapter and is active in the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce.

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“I’ve been blessed to be involved with a wide variety of challenging engineering projects, covering multiple markets and serving both public and private clients. This varied experience allows me to push the company forward to meet new challenges and bring creative solutions to every design.”

As higher education budgets tighten and environmental consciousness grows, university administrators are turning to the mechanical engineers of FSB now more than ever in search of solutions for reducing energy usage and lowering monthly utility costs. The historic buildings and sprawling campuses that characterize many higher learning institutions require huge amounts of energy, but appropriately […]

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OSU Central Plant Groundbreaking with Gary James, CEO, FSB

Although earthquakes in Oklahoma have historically been low on the list of threatening natural disasters, the state has experienced a major increase in seismic activity in recent years. This increase has caused many residents to begin questioning the effects of earthquakes on the state’s infrastructure, and led many property owners to scrutinize their buildings’ preparedness […]