Westwood Acquires California-Based O’Dell Engineering

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Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood), a nationally renowned design and consulting firm, announced today its acquisition of Northern California-based O’Dell Engineering (O’Dell).

The acquisition of O’Dell supports Westwood’s strategy to expand into new regions and grow its existing markets and services. O’Dell is Westwood’s inaugural investment in California and brings four new offices in Modesto, Pleasanton, Fresno, and Merced.

“O’Dell’s culture and people are a strong complement to Westwood’s team. The acquisition expands our geographic reach and the professional services we provide, advancing the capabilities we offer our clients. We look forward to the benefit that this partnership will bring to our clients and employees,” says Chief Executive Officer, Bryan P. Powell, PE.

O’Dell complements Westwood’s market-leading presence in Public Infrastructure and Land Development and strengthens Westwood’s deep reach of service offerings.

O’Dell’s President, Dylan Crawford, PLS, reflects on the organization’s focus: “We are excited to partner with the Westwood team and to have expanded capabilities for our clients. This partnership allows us to offer more services to our existing client base and more opportunities for our employees. We are very excited to be a part of Westwood and to help the organization grow in California and the surrounding states together as one team.”

O’Dell will operate as O’Dell Engineering, a Westwood company, for a period of time and continue to serve clients from their current locations.

Lawson & Weitzen, LLP served as legal counsel to Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

Morrissey Goodale served as exclusive advisor and Morningstar Law Group served as legal counsel to O’Dell Engineering.

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