MICHAEL C. BROWN
GENERAL MANAGER & EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, FLORIDA BUILDING OPERATIONS, SKANSKA USA, TAMPA
Brown oversees Florida operations for Skanska, a Swedish construction and development company that’s one of the top five construction companies in the world and has projects all over Florida. An engineer by training, he started in the field as a superintendent, schedule and cost manager, then became a project manager before shifting gears and focusing more on the business development side and running a special groups project. He then became head of sales and eventually head of operations in the state. The firm has a reputation for extensive community involvement in the communities where it does work. Brown serves on the board of governors of the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
|EDUCATION||University of Michigan (BS)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||I’m a lover of wine.|
|ALTERNATE CAREER?||A theoretical physicist or a high school football coach|
|PHILANTHROPIC PASSION||Anything dealing with health care and the arts|
|RESOLUTION KEPT||I quit smoking.|