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Laura Ma O’Connell
Project Executive

Laura brings decades of diversified management experience to DBI. Her previous work includes creating significant long-term capital plans and budgets while in-house at Barnard College, Columbia University, NYU Langone, and The Public Theater. At DBI, Laura leads capital projects for major arts and cultural institutions such as the Hip Hop Museum and Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Laura is a results-oriented leader who adeptly manages projects to uphold budgets, adhere to long-term plans, and foster crucial relationships with other departments within her clients’ institutions.