Meet The Team
The principal of this firm, with over 44 years of experience in the field, Paul acts as the full-time Contact Person throughout the duration of all projects and provides all client interface during all phases. Paul has worked on the design, rehabilitation and/or inspection of over $200 million worth of HUD, CHFA and/or DECD funded multi-family housing projects involving over 8,500 residential units. Paul is a member of AIA, NCARB-certified, and LEED AP (B+C) certified.
Susan Bridgewater Odell
As Senior Project Architect, with over 22 years of experience, Susan is responsible for the applicable codes and regulations governing all projects to ensure the highest level of service to clients. Motivated by a strong belief in the importance of sustainable housing for all, Ms. Odell is a Certified Passive House Consultant. Her design for Columbus Commons, New Britain, is one of the first Passive House multi-family housing projects in Connecticut.
John has a wide range of experience in architecture over a 50 year career, including residential design, multi-family housing, retail and concessions, mixed use projects and performing arts venues. John oversees design development, materials selection, specs and technical details, construction document preparation, following through to construction phase for new construction and renovations.
Rich has a unique career history with 22 years of hands-on experience in construction and 19 subsequent years in architecture. This gives him unique experience and knowledge of construction details and technique. His responsibilities include the development of projects from Design Development through Construction Documents.
Shuba has a BARCH in Architecture from the R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore University, India. She has had a diverse career with 23 years of experience in the architectural field. Shuba’s current projects in our firm includes work on Washington Park Housing (36 units), Hartford Preservation Portfolio of 5 buildings (215 units), and The Residences at Ninth Square (335 units). Shuba is presently sitting for her Architecture License.
Teresa has more than 25 years of experience working on a diversity of projects from education to housing, residential and institutional. Her responsibilities include Construction Documents and Construction Administration. Teresa’s current projects in our firm include work on Colonial Village (200 units) in Norwalk, West Woods (50 units) in Hamden, 184 units in Hartford and Donora Apartments in Donora, Pennsylvania.
Job Captain / Draftsperson
Janice has over 26 years of experience at PBBA. She assists the Architects in all phases of design and construction drawings, including field measuring, drafting existing conditions, color presentation drawings, zoning submission, interior design, lighting selection, and finish and color selections.
Cheryl has 37 years of experience in business management, including in the fields of real estate and construction. Cheryl works with the Architectural Project Team in assisting with documentation for various projects. She is additionally responsible for sourcing new business and projects for the firm. Cheryl also acts as Client Liaison to maintain ongoing relationships throughout project developments. Coordinating all the purchasing, billing, collections, subcontractor billing, and the day to day operations of the organization are also part of her responsibilities. She has been a Notary Public since 1989.
Sabina is a Draftsperson with 21 years of experience in the architectural field. She is responsible for all phases of construction document production. Her experience includes commercial and residential projects, working closely with the Project Architect to ensure smooth transition from Design Phase through Construction.
Sivan has 15 year of experience in Arts Administration, having worked as a Registrar in commercial galleries, artist studios, private collections, and public museums, including as Registrar & Production Manager at Tate Liverpool in England. As Office Manager, Sivan assists the Architectural Project Team in the design and preparation of Proposals and Interviews, communicates with our clients, coordinates plans and specs, and assists with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. She also designs and updates the company website and promotional material, coordinates all operational functions. Sivan has been a Notary Public since 2020.