Frank Stasiowski, FAIA

Founder and CEO | Senior Consultant

"One of the major blind spots among architecture and engineering professionals is the speed at which the world is changing."
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Expertise: Ownership & Leadership Transition | Strategic Planning & Growth | Mergers & Acquisitions


Frank Stasiowski is an advisor to CEOs and other leaders at many of the world’s top architecture and engineering firms. Additionally, he actively serves as an outside director for architectural and engineering firms around the globe and Frank’s experience includes serving as a director for a publicly-traded 4,000-person engineering firm.

Frank helps his clients by challenging them to excel and to think differently about their constraints and obstacles. He sees his role as one of guiding firm leaders through a perspective that may not come naturally to them. Ultimately, he views success as seeing his clients not simply follow his recommendation, but rather seeing them make their own decisions guided by his insight.

Frank is a prolific author, writing hundreds of articles for the Professional Services Management Journal and numerous books geared towards architecture and engineering firm leaders, including his recent best-sellers The Value Pricing Imperative for Design Firms and Impact 2020.

As an international speaker to audiences from 5 to 5,000+, Frank is best known for is data-driven (and even a bit daring) look into the future of the business of architecture engineering. His energetic and down-to-earth speaking style always gets rave reviews.

Among the areas where Frank brings particular expertise as an advisor, facilitator, and speaker are strategic planning, transition planning, and mergers & acquisitions. In addition to his advisory work, Frank spends a significant amount of his time delivering presentations and facilitating meeting discussions, planning retreats, workshops and training sessions all with the goal of dramatically improving the business performance of A/E/C organizations worldwide.

As a licensed architect with degrees from the RI School of Design plus an MBA from Bryant University with honors, Frank brings a special understanding and sensitivity to the issues facing design firm executives shaped by over 40 years dedicated to helping design firms excel.

Frank is an energetic and curious world explorer traveling the globe in search of new ways to inspire professionals to lead our future.