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AO Elevates 13 Employees Including Partners and Principals

Architecture firm AO recently promoted 13 employees including five new partners, three principals, four senior associates and one associate. These promotions acknowledge the long-serving leadership and commitment to AO’s success exhibited by each team member and support the firm’s recent expansion into new markets.

“AO’s five new partners have consistently demonstrated an ability to lead high-performance teams, collaborate successfully with clients and bring in new work to expand the firm’s opportunities, which is the lifeblood of any organization,” said Rob Budetti, managing partner at AO. “They each bring an unmatched level of technical knowledge and expertise in their specific practice areas and are committed to providing the highest quality client service – the cornerstone on which our firm was founded over 45 years ago.”

The partners are Eric Aubort, Tom Bergerson, Richard Clarke, Bruce Greenfield and Jason Rupp, and the principals are Stuart Beck, Keith Minnie and Trevor Morales. AO also elevated architects Edward Wu and Mansour Farazmand to senior associate and associate, respectively. Scott Jones, Greg Kruse and Ioanna Magiati were promoted to senior associates.


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About Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM. In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.

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