Professional Profile: Mark Kluczynski 2018

Mark Kluczynski

Name: Mark Kluczynski

Title: Structural Engineering Manager/Senior Associate

Company: SWBR

Location: Rochester, NY

Birthplace: Buffalo, NY

College: University at Buffalo, Civil Engineering

First job unrelated to your current field: I worked as a stock clerk at a local grocery store.  I remember freezing my hands handling the ice cream.

First job in your current field: I learned a lot working over the summer at a 3-person engineering firm in Buffalo during college.

What does your firm do now and its plans for the future? We’re a growing architectural and engineering firm with a fun and challenging environment.  We have ambitions to become a national design firm. 

How do you unwind from a busy day? I’m a football referee in the Big Ten Conference.  I’m lucky to be working with the top officials in the country and experiencing the passion of college football every week.

Favorite film: “The Natural”

Favorite book: “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown

Keys to success: Attract the best people and give them the freedom to use their talents and do what they do best.

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Definitely something that gets me outside when the weather is nice.