About R.B. Brown Consulting
Mr. Brown was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and raised in San Clemente, California. In his early years, Mr. Brown worked as a foreman, superintendent and project manager for his father, a commercial and residential general contractor. He graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree. Mr. Brown served a lengthy military career as a senior military officer. His graduate studies included Chapman University in human resources management, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the National War College and the U.S. Naval War College with an emphasis in international security policy development and national security strategy.
Following Mr. Brown’s retirement from military service, he accepted a position with The Austin Company, an integrated design-build firm, as Vice President for Government and Inter-Agency Services and Director of Project Planning. He later accepted an offer to join Sundt Construction, Inc. as Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer. He was later promoted to Corporate Senior Vice President, and assigned as National Profit Center Manager of Sundt’s Federal Division, responsible for managing the design and construction of all federally funded Sundt projects nationwide. Mr. Brown’s current responsibilities include providing and managing a portfolio of professional consultation services, which include land development, capital planning, facility design, and program and construction management domestically and internationally for several of the nation’s top 100 program management and construction companies, as well as, the Federal Government. Mr. Brown is also the managing member/partner of Century 22 Communities LLC, a national public-private venture development firm.
Mr. Brown has extensive experience in the construction industry and over 35 years working with or for the Federal Government. He has managed the planning, design and or construction on projects for each of the armed services as well as other Federal Agencies. His commercial experience includes a cross section of clients ranging from some of the nation’s largest Public Utilities to Fortune 100 Companies managing major projects up to $11 Billion of constructed value.
Mr. Brown’s program management, design and construction experience spans both traditional and alternative project delivery methods, including design-build, construction manager at risk, CM/GC, cm-multi-prime, and design-bid-build. He has managed the design and construction of large and complex commercial buildings, including data centers, and other critical mission type facilities, as well as, large residential developments and industrial facilities. His most recent experience includes program management consultation for one of the world’s largest technology firms headquartered in Cupertino, CA, as well as, one of the largest State sponsored infrastructure major mobility investment programs focused on public-private partnership program/project delivery, located in the southeastern United States.
Mr. Brown has been recognized with numerous national awards and is certified by the American Institute of Constructors as a Certified Professional Constructor, (CPC). He received his designation as a “Design-Build Professional” from the Design-Build Institute of America. Mr. Brown is a National Fellow, the former National Vice President, and former member of the National Board of Direction and Executive Committee for the Society of American Military Engineers, (SAME). He was awarded the Society’s most prestigious General Walter O. Bachus Gold Medal in May 2010. He is the former National Chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). He was selected and appointed by the PBS Commissioner and Chief Architect of the US General Services Administration (GSA) as a GSA National Construction Peer. He has also been appointed by the U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) as a National Construction Peer. Mr. Brown is a former National Vice Chair of the Project Delivery Committee for the Airport Consultants Council (ACC). He is recognized by both Government and the private sector as a subject matter expert and speaker in alternative project delivery methods. He has authored articles and has been published in professional publications distributed by AGC, S.A.M.E., ACC, Engineering News Record (ENR), and the Professional Bulletin of Army Engineers.