Gene Brown, PE, SE, LEED AP

President & CEO

Gene Brown is President and CEO of FSB Architects + Engineers. In this role, he is responsible for overall strategic plan and operational performance of each of the firm’s market sectors and he fosters client relationships. With over 25 years' experience at FSB, he brings a distinct appreciation for our employees and their families. He has a strong understanding of the company's values and culture, having held various positions within the firm including engineering intern, project structural engineer, project manager, and principal.

Having been an FSB shareholder since 2016, Gene has helped build an Architectural-Engineering firm that has grown from being known as Oklahoma’s largest A-E firm to one that now reaches beyond our coasts.

Gene’s leadership has resulted in high-profile project honors for FSB's design team including Outstanding Project of the Year Award from the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations, Federal Energy and Wastewater Management Award and many DoD Honor, Citation and Merit Awards. Recently appointed by the Governor, Brown also serves on the Oklahoma State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, and he serves on the OSU School of Architecture Professional Advisory Council.

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“I am fully committed to each and every member of the FSB family, including advancement of the positive impacts our talented and growing teams are making locally, regionally and nationally.”

Few projects involve more requirements and regulations than those with federal agencies. Between carefully controlled funding documents, environmental considerations and, often, more stringent security precautions, helping clients to navigate regulations is an important part of designing government facilities. “If you don’t have that experience and familiarity with federal regulations or LEED standards and you try […]

Checklists, requirements and standards are commonplace in the world of Commercial and Federal Aviation. This consistency promotes occupational safety and protection of aircraft assets, resulting in fewer mishaps and increased performance for the industry. With these multitudes of requirements in place, it can be interesting to delve into those areas where clear, consolidated standards do […]

The length of multiple football fields end to end, and with ceilings as high as ten stories, an aircraft hangar might house hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of aviation assets on any given day. Since 1951, the designers and engineers of FSB have begun each federal, commercial and private hangar project by asking clients the […]

Frankfurt Short Bruza Associates was an Outstanding Award Winner for the P750 Helicopter Maintenance Hangar project in the 2014 NCSEA Annual Excellence in Structural Engineering awards program (Category – New Buildings $30M to $100M). The Helicopter Maintenance Hangar was constructed at Naval Air Station North Island, the birthplace of naval aviation. Architects and structural engineers […]