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 AO Announces Additional Promotions

AO's recent promotions (Photo courtesy of AO)

Full-service architecture firm AO is continuing its 50th anniversary celebrations with additional promotions, including naming William (Bill) Perkins, AIA, LEED AP principal, marking a significant milestone in his career since joining AO in 1999.

Perkins is celebrated for his leadership of high-performance teams across intricate commercial, retail, and mixed-use projects.

“I’ve seen such great work from Bill over the many years he’s been at AO, and I have the utmost confidence he will continue to deliver high quality design and innovation across our multiple studios in his new role of principal,” said Rob Budetti, managing partner at AO.

Additionally, five senior associates have been promoted: Damian Daniel, who focuses for industrial and mixed-use endeavors; Christopher Gutierrez, who works on diverse retail, commercial, and mixed-use assignments; José Ho, NCARB, LEED AP, a specialist in multifamily and mixed-use projects; Ryan Labrum, who oversees a spectrum of projects, from mixed-use to hospitality, elevating visibility, profitability and performance and José Mendez, whose 30 years of architectural experience covers retail, commercial and mixed-use endeavors.

“We are proud to elevate so much talent during this special 50th anniversary year,” remarked RC Alley, AO managing partner. “I look forward to seeing how these valued team members will help shape our future.”