AE Works

AE Works

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AE Works Names Kevin Brown Chief People Officer

By AEWorks
May 31, '23 4:50 PM EST

AE Works, a Pittsburgh-headquartered building design and consulting firm, is excited to announce the appointment of Kevin Brown, SPHR to the role of Chief People Officer.  A leading human resources executive in the A/E/C industry, Brown brings over 20 years of experience at large national and global organizations.  

This appointment underscores AE Works' commitment to attracting and retaining top talent, solidifying its position as a growing and award-winning firm.  This new role comes on the heels of AE Works making the prestigious Architecture 300, the list of the largest Architecture firms in the country, for the third consecutive year. 

A known leader for organizational training and development, recruiting and talent acquisition, and HR information systems, Brown’s work has been critical in enabling organizational growth.  As Chief People Officer, he will be in charge of overseeing all aspects of AE Works’ human resources and organizational development functions.  Brown will play a key role in enhancing AE Works' ability to attract top-tier professionals, cultivate a positive and productive work environment, and drive business success.

“We are fortunate to have someone of Kevin’s caliber and experience join AE Works in leading this critical function,” said Michael Cherock, PE, AE Works President and CEO.  “As we continue our growth, we need leadership to successfully implement our strategy and scale our efforts. Kevin is an organizational development visionary with a proven track record of execution.”

Prior to joining AE Works, Brown served as Chief People Officer of engineering consulting firm Ardurra and Vice President, Human Resources of Atkins, a global architectural engineering firm. He also served as an Instructor in the Department of Management and International Business at Florida International University for over two decades. A certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Kevin holds a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Psychology from Florida International University

Brown expressed his excitement at joining AE Works, saying “The team at AE Works is making an impact and I am excited to be a part of growing that impact.”

For more information, please visit or call Carly Khanna at 301.332.9780

About AE Works: Named on the 2022 Architecture 300 and ENR Mid-Atlantic’s Top Design Firms List, AE Works is an established and award-winning building design and consulting firm focused on making building projects a better value. Firm experience spans commercial, government, healthcare, science and technology, higher education, and infrastructure projects.  AE Works is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with additional office locations in State College, PA and Washington, DC.