We are proud to announce that Angela O’Byrne was recently selected as one of the Women Builders Council (WBC) Outstanding Women of 2015. President of international design-build-develop firm Perez, APC, Angela is a passionate advocate for women in architecture and construction, and works with numerous professional and non-profit organizations dedicated to the advancement of women in the industry. Angela is a licensed architect in 15 states, a licensed general contractor in 2 states, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and a LEED Accredited Professional. She has successfully led complex design and construction projects around the world, including a $500 Million USAID contract in Afghanistan–the largest infrastructure construction contract awarded to a women-owned business to date by the USAID-Afghanistan Mission. In 2014, Angela received the Runner Up Women in Business Award from SBA Louisiana, and in 2013, Perez was named the SBA Louisiana District Women-Owned Business of the Year.