Herb Paseur graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1954 with a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering. He joined CRS as an architect in 1955 and became the eighth and last founding partner of the firm in 1961. From 1965 to 1971, Paseur served as managing partner of the firm, and he played a significant part in the firm’s transformation from private status to a public corporation. When the firm became a public corporation in 1971, Paseur was appointed president and CEO of the CRSS parent company. He remained in this capacity until his retirement in 1981.

Herbert Paseur died in 2007 at age 81.