PCL Construction Expands Leadership Team in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles – Buildings Construction

Los Angeles, CA (January 27, 2017) – PCL Construction Services, Inc. is pleased to announce that Jack Sample is promoted to vice president of California Buildings, where he will oversee all buildings work in California, and Cathy Orquiola is appointed district manager and will oversee buildings work in the Los Angeles area.

Jack joined PCL in 1993 as an intern and has worked in various roles, including Special Projects manager, construction manager, director of Business Development, and most recently, district manager of PCL Los Angeles. Jack has been instrumental in growing PCL’s presence in Los Angeles, and under his leadership PCL has been awarded the billion-dollar, joint-venture Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Midfield Satellite Concourse North project as well as the Banc of California Stadium.

Cathy, a 22-year industry veteran, began her career with PCL in 1998 as assistant project manager and returned in 2015 as director of Corporate Development. Prior to returning to PCL, Cathy rose through the ranks to become vice president and operations manager of an international construction firm, successfully overseeing all southeast projects from Savannah, Georgia, to Puerto Rico. She holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology.

“I’m looking forward to having Cathy bring her knowledge and expertise of the industry to our PCL team in Los Angeles,” said Jack Sample. 


PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $7 billion, making PCL one of the largest contracting organizations in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.


Stephanie McCay
Manager, US Communications
PCL Construction
(303) 365-6428