William Browne, Jr., is the president and founding principal of RATIO Architects. Since establishing RATIO in 1982, Bill has led the firm’s expansion to four studio locations in Indianapolis, Chicago, Raleigh, and Champaign, a growing national body of expertise, and an international presence with work in Korea, China, and Malaysia.
Several of the firm’s most significant projects, including the NCAA Headquarters Expansion and the Indiana State Museum, are located in White River State Park.
Bill is an active member of the Indianapolis community, currently serving as a Commissioner of the White River State Park Commission, Board Chair of the Indiana State Museum Foundation, and President of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission. Bill is also involved with the Marian University Cycling Advisory Board, the Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee, the American Institute of Architects, Indiana Landmarks, and was a member of the 2012 Super Bowl Host Committee.
In 2009, Bill was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.