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O|CB Celebrates the New Year with New Staff + Promotions

As 2018 begins, we are thrilled to extend congratulations to recently promoted staff and welcome a new addition to our talented, dedicated team!

John L. Pearson has been promoted to Senior Associate. With over 10 years of professional experience, John has been with O|CB for 6 years.  A graduate of UC Berkeley, John has proven himself to be an invaluable team member contributing to all facets of the practice and working on a range of projects including university and corporate campuses. Currently, John is overseeing the landscape construction of  Stanford University’s new 35-acre campus in Redwood City.

Kathleen O’Leary has been promoted to Associate. Kathleen joined O|CB in 2016 after receiving her Master of Landscape Architecture from UC Berkeley and quickly demonstrated her ability to spearhead projects of all scales, from custom site furnishing design to the complex design documentation of large scale sites. Kathleen’s recent project work includes completing the construction documents for the 12-acre Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Phase 1 Improvements which is scheduled to commence construction in 2018.

Meghann Dubie has been promoted to Office Manager. Meghann joined O|CB in 2011 as Studio Coordinator.  Meghann has a background in theatrical stage management and has used that experience to help keep our busy studio running smoothly. In her new role of Office Manager, Meghann will continue to continue to oversee the day-to-day operations of the studio while expanding her role in business development and accounting support. 

O|CB also welcomes a new staff member, Katie Bissett, RLA, who has joined O|CB as an Associate.  Katie has a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Idaho and a Master of Art in Digital Media Studies from the University of Houston Clear Lake. At her prior firm, Katie managed academic, healthcare, hospitality, and residential projects of significant scale and design complexity. One of her new roles will be Project Manager for O|CB’s work on the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Building at UCSF's Mission Bay Campus.