Bottorff named Shive-Hattery Iowa City VP and office director

Doug Bottorff

IOWA CITY – Shive-Hattery announced today that Doug Bottorff will succeed Phil Larson as Vice President and Office Director of its 70-person Iowa City design office. Bottorff has 23 years of service with the architecture and engineering firm and has held a variety of leadership and management roles throughout his career.

“Doug has been very successful and a key leader serving the Iowa City area, and for that matter, the State of Iowa,” said President Jim Lee. “Doug has a deep understanding of our industry and has remained a strong advocate for our clients and our communities. He will be an exceptional leader for the Iowa City Office.”

Bottorff joined the firm in 1997 after graduation from the University of Iowa. In 2008, Bottorff returned to the University of Iowa and obtained his MBA degree.

“Doug draws from more than 20 years of experience cultivating and deepening client relationships in the architecture and engineering industry,” says Larson. “He’s also adept at developing talent – he is surrounded by very talented architects and engineers. Doug brings the right leadership and management skills to provide success to both our clients and colleagues. He is a proven leader, so we know there will be many years of success ahead for the Iowa City office under his leadership.”

“I am excited to take on this new role and the opportunity to continue the growth of the office. I look forward to strengthening my roots in the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids Corridor and the rest of the State of Iowa,” said Bottorff. “Phil and I will work closely to ensure the leadership transition is seamless both internally and externally.”

Bottorff is a 1992 graduate of Webster City High School and is the son of Don and Beth Bottorff.


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