Jim Otto brings value added knowledge to the project team from over thirty- nine years of diverse professional experience. He assumes direct responsibility for all aspects of client service from small projects to complex and politically sensitive projects. His visionary leadership and collaborative management style combined with the ability to clarify complex problems through global to detail analysis has allowed him to lead project teams to appropriate solutions. A highly skilled project manager with exceptional integrity, Jim consistently leads project teams to meet or exceed client, project team and office goals related to satisfaction, project schedule, budget and quality control while managing multiple projects in all phases of design and construction involving a variety of project types and sizes.
Jim’s unique combination of design sensitivity, technical knowledge, business and management skills has allowed him to lead project teams to successful completion of numerous award-winning projects. His project experience ranges from large complex corporate, institutional and governmental projects to custom single-family residences.
Registration / Certification
Registered Architect in Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. NCARB Certified.
Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture; University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, School of Architecture & Urban Planning
Professional / Community Service
Member American Institute of Architects (AIA) / AIA Wisconsin
President AIA Wisconsin 2010
Board of Directors AIA Wisconsin
National Council Of Architectural Registration Boards
Chair – Region IV – 2005 – 2006
State of Wisconsin, Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Land Surveyors, Architects Section
2001 – 2005, Section Chair –2003 – 2005
Village of Richfield, Wisconsin
Plan Commission – Chair
Architectural Review Board