Burns & McDonnell Announces New Operations Director for Southeast Region
Burns & McDonnell Announces New Operations Director for Southeast Region
05/14/2024 1 minute read

ATLANTA, Georgia — Burns & McDonnell, a 100% employee-owned engineering, architecture and construction firm, announced Dotun Famakinwa as the new operations director for the Southeast Region. The firm’s presence is growing in the region and the expansion will facilitate innovative and cost-effective architecture, engineering and construction solutions for clients. Famakinwa, who has been with the firm for over 15 years and was named vice president in 2022, will now oversee the day-to-day operations across multiple offices in the region.


During his tenure, Famakinwa has significantly impacted the electrical transmission and distribution sector, in the Southeast and beyond. His contributions have played a crucial part in strengthening the capabilities of and presence of Burns & McDonnell.

In his new capacity, Famakinwa will manage the firm’s financial, administrative and operational activities in the region. His responsibilities will also extend to enhancing the growth and strategic alignment of the firm's various office locations, seeing that they efficiently serve and collaborate with clients.

"We now have over 350 professionals serving clients from our nine locations in the region and we are excited to have Dotun step into this role," says Oko Buckle, senior vice president and general manager for Burns & McDonnell in the Southeast. "His exceptional leadership and profound understanding of our clients' needs will be instrumental in driving our regional goals forward."

Famakinwa’s commitment to excellence and his strategic acumen will be counted upon as Burns & McDonnell continues to meet and exceed the needs of clients through its growing operations in the Southeast.

“I am honored to lead our dynamic teams in the Southeast and build on our successes,” Famakinwa says. “Whether we are building critical infrastructure or working on a complex facility design, I’m looking forward to collaborating with our leadership team and supporting our communities.”

As the firm’s offices in the Southeast continue to grow and expand service offerings, career opportunities are increasing to meet demand.

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of more than 14,000 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects, and more to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities. Founded in 1898 and working from 75 offices globally, Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned. Learn how we are designed to build.

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