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January 2021

OUBO welcomes Peter Mackey, PE in the role of Senior Mechanical/Plumbing Engineer. Peter joins us after many years working with 2RW. In that capacity, he has been on the design team for many UVA projects, and knows many of our mechanical systems well. Peter also earned his engineering degree from UVA and will bring a unique combination of student and professional to his new role.

We say our fond farewell to Ron Herfurth, PE, who retires at the end of January. We wish him well and thank him for a remarkable 32 year career spent ensuring that building systems in UVA buildings are designed and built to conform to building code and provide optimal comfort and energy efficiency for students and staff.

December 2020

Nathan Lawson, PE successfully earned his PE license. We congratulate him on his success!

January 2020

Organizational Changes – OUBO will divide administrative responsibility for projects within the FM Project Management groups as follows: Nathan Lawson will be the liaison for Academic Capital Projects (Tim Roland’s team). Kathy Grove will be the liaison for Health System Capital Projects (George Southwell’s team). Bob Waite will be the liaison for all other teams including Construction Services (Bree Knick’s team), Infrastructure Renewal & Renovations (Brian Pinkston’s team), Design Services (Scott Clough’s team), and users of the Small Project Reviews. If you have any questions on who is the liaison for your project, please ask!