Sid Fuchs Inducted to LSU College of Engineering Hall of Distinction
By Kelly Petty
Sid Fuchs, President and CEO of MacAulay-Brown (MacB), was named to the Louisiana State University College of Engineering Hall of Distinction. Fuchs will be formally inducted at the Hall of Distinction ceremony April 26 in Baton Rouge, La.
Fuchs was chosen based on his distinguished professional achievement, dedication to
the engineering community, public service and leadership.
“On behalf of the entire MacB family, it is indeed a great privilege to congratulate Sid on this honor,” said Syd Martin, vice chairman of the board of MacB. “Being inducted into the LSU College of Engineering Hall of Distinction is a well-deserved acknowledgement of Sid’s significant career accomplishments as well as his dedication and service to his family, colleagues, profession and country.”
With a distinguished career beginning with the CIA, Fuchs has spent the last 20 years playing a pivotal role in business and government. After graduating from the CIA’s Special Operations and Career Training School, he held positions as operations officer, systems engineer, program manager and foreign weapons systems intelligence analyst. He has also helf federal appointments by the secretary of defense to the National Defense University board of visitors and the Defense Science Board’s Intelligence Task Force.
All that knowledge and experience have carried over to Fuchs’ roles in the engineering services industry. Through CEO appointments at organizations such as MacB, OAO Technology Solutions and TASC, he has been at the forefront of leading organizations that design and deliver mission critical engineering and technical solutions that directly support the nation’s global security efforts.
As CEO of MacB, he has led the premier engineering and technical services company supporting the Defense Department and intelligence community with the firm’s 2,000 employees across the globe.
Fuchs will join a distinguished list of other prominent honorees including Stephen Moret, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development; William Daniel, former Louisiana State representative; and Dr. Maxime Faget, former president and CEO of Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), and distinguished NASA veteran, manned space flight pioneer, and chief designer of the Mercury space capsule.
“The College of Engineering is honored to recognize Sid Fuchs as a stellar engineering alumnus for our 31st annual Hall of Distinction,”said Rick Koubek, dean at LSU College of Engineering. “Sid has enacted strong leadership through transformative roles in his profession, and impressive contributions to society. His global experience represents the true significance of the LSU engineer.”