Professional Profile: Matthew O’Brien 2019
Name: Matthew O’Brien
Company: R.E. Dinneen Architects & Planners, Inc.
Location: 123 North Washington St., Boston, MA 02114
Birthplace: Bristol, Conn.
Family: Married to Susan O’Brien and have two young boys, Samuel and Benjamin.
College: Vermont Technical College and The Boston Architectural College
First job unrelated to your current field: Auto detailer at Mitchell Pontiac in Simsbury, CT.
First job in current field: Construction laborer with Tyson Building Corp.
What your firm does now and its plans for the future?: Specializing in professional architectural service for the life science, academic, and corporate communities, our focus now and in the future is to be a partners in our clients’ success through the disciplined and creative application of our vast experience in that create projects of lasting value.
Hobbies: Fabricating and driving race cars, traveling, carpentry
Favorite novel: “Wicked Fast”
Favorite film: “The Shawshank Redemption”
Keys to success: Hard work and dedication
Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Robert Johnston
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?: Automotive restoration