Principal, WWBROWN, INC
Evanston, Illinois 2012 - present

  • Provides project management/owner’s representative services for non-profit and religious institutions as well as private residences
  • Specializes in renovation and restoration of historic church buildings including roofing, masonry, stained glass, and organ rebuilding
  • Applies extensive experience to jobs of a wide range of scope and complexity
  • Strives to secure on-time and on-budget completion of projects while meeting all of owner’s expectations

Vice President, Facilities & Planning, Chicago Botanic Garden
Glencoe, Illinois 1995 - 2012

  • As first Vice President of Facilities & Planning, oversaw all physical plant operations for a 385-acre, 20-building campus with an operating budget of $3.4 million.
  • Led architectural and landscape design planning for all types of capital projects, including buildings, gardens, and infrastructure.
  • Has overseen construction of 38 projects totaling $138 million.

Director of Buildings & Grounds,Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago, IL 1991 - 1995

  • As first Director of Buildings & Grounds, directed all physical plant activities for a 35-acre, 20-building campus with an operating budget of $2 million.
  • Participated in architectural planning for all capital construction projects including a $40 million multi-project program of new construction and renovation.

Special Assignment, Corporate Operation, Allstate Insurance Company
Northbrook, Illinois 1989-1991

Business Manager, Office Equipment Department, Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois 1985-1988

Facilities Manager, University Library, Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois 1981-1985


Northwestern University
J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management
Master of Management degree,1988

Syracuse University
Master of Arts, 1977

Hobart College
Bachelor of Arts, 1973


Board of Trustees, First United Methodist Church of Evanston Project Consultant for Youth Organizations Umbrella, Inc. Board of Trustees, Evanston History Center


Available upon request.