Richard Brauer, PE
President / Chief Executive Officer
Rich leads the company's strategic direction and cultural development. In this role, he ensures that McFarland Johnson is progressing towards achievement of our Vision to be recognized as a progressive company that drives value for our employee-owners, clients and communities. Rich is responsible for creating an employee-owner environment that is both challenging and rewarding. He also ensures that MJ fulfills its role as trusted advisor to our clients. Rich is most excited when interacting with people to accomplish an envisioned goal. In addition to these responsibilities, Rich oversees McFarland Johnson's Human Resources, Business Development and Quality Assurance Program.
Rich has successfully progressed through all levels of responsibility, serving as a Design Engineer, Project Manager, Group Manager, Division Manager, and now as President. Throughout his career, Rich has been recognized as a premier Project Manager, successfully completing numerous projects, including several large, complex, multi-million dollar projects. Over the years, Rich has been involved in highway, bridge, buildings, facilities, land development and water resources projects.
Rich is a graduate of West Virginia University, where he met his wife. They have three daughters. His current challenge is to survive getting all three daughters through college at the same time.