David Richter

David Richter

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David Richter

Board Member

Director Since 2022

David L. Richter is Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer of Atwell, LLC, a Michigan-based consulting, engineering and construction services firm that delivers a broad range of technical solutions to clients in the real estate and land development, power and energy, and oil and gas markets nationwide.  Atwell, with 1,300 employees in 30 offices, was recently ranked by Engineering News-Record as the 81st largest design firm and 85th largest construction management firm in the U.S.  David also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Richter Capital LLC, an asset management firm he founded in 2017.

Prior to joining Atwell, David worked at Hill International, Inc., a Philadelphia-based firm that provides project management and construction consulting services on building and infrastructure projects worldwide.  He spent 22 years at Hill, rising from General Counsel to Group President to Chief Operating Officer and eventually to Chief Executive Officer.  During that time, Hill grew from a private company with less than 300 employees to a New York Stock Exchange-listed public company with more than 4,300 employees.  Before joining Hill, David was an attorney with the New York City office of the global law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP.

David earned his B.S. in management, his B.S.E. in civil engineering and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, his M.Sc. in major program management from the University of Oxford, and his M.P.A. from Harvard University.  He is also currently pursuing his doctorate in civil engineering at Columbia University.  He is a certified Project Management Professional, a Chartered Construction Manager and a Fellow of both the Construction Management Association of America and the Chartered Institute of Building.

David has been a member of the board of directors of Pernix Group, Inc. since 2022.