Rick Johnson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Special Projects, Principal

Rick previously served as Chief Operations Officer and before that Director of Federal Programs, where he was responsible for project execution, business development and client relations. His lead-by-example philosophy and dedicated focus on team communication contribute greatly to FSB’s ongoing success. Rick was also an early advocate of energy-saving design, becoming a LEED accredited professional in 2003.

Outside the office, Rick devotes much of his time to volunteer projects across the broader Oklahoma City community. Among many roles, he serves as a board member for Rebuilding Together OKC, a group dedicated to providing free home repairs for low-income senior homeowners.

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“I strive to do my very best for our clients, and I want to make FSB an industry leader by continually improving our responsiveness, our process, and our product.”

Before the bombing, the city had enterprising plans to draw attention to its downtown. Now those plans matter more than ever. by Mark Alden Branch For Oklahoma City’s boosters and business leaders, the April bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was a grotesque parody of their wildest dreams.  For years, residents of this […]

Once Rick Johnson figured out he wanted to be an architect, various bents and events over his lifetime all added up. His father liked to tell a story of how Johnson, as a boy, would take things apart and put them back together. Johnson once did that with a toy of his sister’s, which his […]

Frankfurt Short Bruza, an Oklahoma City architectural and engineering firm, recently received the highest rating available, Exceptional, for three completed federal projects across the country. The ratings are recorded in the Architecture-Engineer Contract Administration Support System (ACASS). The scoring system is used by nearly all federal agencies for evaluating the performance of firms on federal […]

Architectural/engineering firm Frankfurt-Short-Bruza celebrates milestone In 1945 the oil industry in Oklahoma was at a crossroads. Behind were dramatic oil booms, the hard times of the Great Depression, and the sacrifices and shortages of World War II. Ahead was a homegrown generation of oil pioneers who filled in the gaps of exploration and laid the […]