President and CEO of Buchart Horn Receives Silver Beaver Award from Boy Scouts of America
YORK, PA Brian Funkhouser, PE, President and CEO of Buchart Horn, a full-service international engineering and architectural firm based in York, Pennsylvania, has been honored with the Silver Beaver Award by the Boy Scouts of America. This distinguished service award recognizes Funkhouser's exceptional character, which has made an impact on the lives of youth through his service to New Birth of Freedom Council.
"It's an honor to be so highly recognized and appreciated for my time and service over the years," said Funkhouser. "I truly enjoy serving the council, and I credit much of my success in business and in my career to the skills, morals and relationships I've obtained through my involvement with this organization throughout my life."
Funkhouser is well known in the community for his dedication and willingness to help others. Having previously earned the Arrow of Light and Eagle Scout awards as a youth, his involvement with the Boy Scouts of America began at an early age and continued to lead him to serve as Jr. assistant scout master for Troop 94 in Shiloh, Pennsylvania. These opportunities have inspired his service to date.
Funkhouser has served on the council's executive board for many years and also dedicated time to the following groups, organizations and boards: Governor Tom Wolf's Pennsylvania Workforce Development Board, Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Saint James Lutheran Church, Penn State-Harrisburg, Penn State-York, Better York, PA Water Environment Association, American Water Work Association, Water Environment Federation and Water Works Operators Association of PA. Recently, he also received the Alumni Fellow Award from the Penn State Alumni Association.
For the past seven years, Funkhouser has served as President and CEO of Bucharest Horn. Prior to becoming President and CEO, Funkhouser was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of PACE Resources, Buchart Horn's parent company. Funkhouser holds a bachelor's degree in water resources engineering and an associate degree in surveying from Penn State University.