David Otterness, Vice President

David Otterness has been with the frim since 2002. David manages many clients in the nonprofit, arts, higher education and health care sector. Many of his notable projects are located at The Ringling, Sarasota Opera House, USF Sarasota Manatee, USF St. Petersburg, New College of Florida, Tidewell Hospice and Sarasota Memorial Hospital.



University of Florida – School of Building Construction 2002 with honors

Sigma Lambda Chi – Construction Honor Society

Certified General Contractor, State of Florida CGC1508975 – 2004


Gulf Coast Community Foundation Board Institute - 2017

ASHE Certification – Healthcare Construction Certificate

ASHE/AHA Managing Life Safety

ASHE/AHA Advanced Infection Control

OSHA 30 HR Certification


Memberships and Affiliations

Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Leadership Sarasota – Class 2010

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Economic Development Council 2014-Present

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance EDC Secretary – 2014 -2017

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Sandies Award Finalist - 2017

Board of Directors - Easter Seals of Southwest Florida – 2017-Present

Easter Seals of Southwest Florida Facilities Committee – 2017- Present

Business Observer “40 under 40” – 2017

Gulf Coast Builders Exchange Member – 2002-Present

American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE)