Office of Business Opportunity

OBO Advisory Board

Bill M. BrownBill M. Brown
Client Executive, Tellepsen
Bill M. Brown is a Civil Engineer with over 30 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.

Construction experience includes roles ranging from Construction Intern, Estimating and Preconstruction, Project Engineer, Assistant Project Manager, Project Manager, Executive 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 $900,000,000.00 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 City of Houston Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #28 (TIRZ #28) (Texas Medical Center), American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) Visiting Team (Prairie View A&M University), 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 OSHA Volunteer Protection Program.

Mr. Brown has been an advocate for diversity and inclusion for Disadvantaged, Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses (MWSDVBE) 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.