O'Dea & Associates, P.C. (Hawthorne, NY) announced a new name and a new generation of leaders. Effective May 1, 2001 the firm will be known as O'Dea, Lynch, Abbattista Consulting Engineers (OLA). In business since 1974, the firm specializes in mechanical, electrical, plumbing and structural engineering. Patrick F. Lynch, P.E. has been named president. With the firm since 1989, he most recently held the title of principal vice president of electrical operations. Steven Abbattista, P.E. , was named vice president. Thomas J. O'Dea, P.E. will remain as a principal and advisor to the firm.