Professional Profile: Lance Brown 2022

Lance Brown, PE

Name: Lance Brown, PE

Title: Project Manager

Company: AKF Group

Location: Boston, MA

Birthplace: New Castle, PA

Education: BS Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University; Engineering Management Masters, Old Dominion University

First job: Lawn mowing business in my neighborhood for several summers with another high schooler

First job in real estate or allied field: Building energy modeling and analysis for Andelman and Lelek Engineering

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I manage commissioning and design projects for a wide range of building types.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Play catch with my son in the back yard

Favorite book or author: “What If?” or Malcolm Gladwell

Favorite movie: “Fight Club”

Favorite streaming series: “Stranger Things”

One word to describe your work environment: Flexible

Rules to live by in business: Be truthful; state things clearly and accurately

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Neil deGrasse Tyson and another planet, because if I can have wishes granted, I want to go big.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Part-time, traveling problem-solver