Profile

Mr. David Brotman, FAIA

Past AIA Regional Director,
Sunset Consultants

Contact Details

Sunset Consultants
Scottsdale, AZ

Bio

"Strategic Thinker"

Accomplished Senior Executive with proven career and solid experience in all aspects of architectural and engineering firm management, including project management; Profit and Loss; business development; mergers and acquisitions; sales and marketing; and strategic planning. Successful track record and expert qualifications in improving quality of work, market share, delivering strong revenue and profit gains. Experience encompasses start-up, turnaround, high-growth, and multi-national operations.

Holds a reputation among superiors, colleagues, subordinates and associates for creative imagination, vision, team building and leadership skills. Specialized in envisioning an end-result, then leading a management team to realize that result with marked improvements along the way.

Specialties: stratigic planning, business development, marketing, project managment, finance, human resources, office managment, project managment, design, Standard of Care Architectural Design and Construction litigation services, Legal Services

Education

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
BS in Arch, 1968
Architecture
1962 To 1968

The Park School
HS
1960 To 1963

Job History

City of Malibu Planning Commission
Planning Commissioner
Malibu, CA, United States
June 2012 - present

University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Architecture
Advisory Council
Honalulu, HI, United States
September 2011 - present

Adamson House
Docent
Malibu, CA, United States
April 2010 - present

Sunset Consultants
Owner
Malibu, CA, United States
November 2000 - present

The American Institute of Architects
Regional Director
January 2005 - January 2008

RTKL Associates Inc.
Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President
Los Angeles, CA, United States
January 1975 - October 2000

Specialties

  • Architectural Design
  • Construction Defect Analysis
  • Construction Documentation: Drawings
  • Contract Administration
  • Expert Witness
  • Observation Services
  • Project Administration

Interests

  • Travel, Collecting Contemporary Ceramic Art, Docent The Historical Adamson House, University of Hawaii School of Architecture Advisory Council