ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Tarlton has promoted Sondra Rotty, LEED AP BD+C, to chief operating officer.

Rotty joins the senior-level Tarlton executive leadership team of Tracy Hart, president, and Dirk Elsperman, executive vice president. In her new role, Rotty is leading construction operations, managing market leaders and working closely with human resources to attract and retain the industry’s top talent.

A native of St. Louis and an accomplished builder with more than 20 years of construction industry experience, Rotty joined Tarlton in 2005 as a project engineer. Since that time, she has directed or been an integral part of award-winning projects including the $90 million Olin Business School expansion for Washington University in St. Louis; the East Building addition to the Saint Louis Art Museum; the historic renovation of the Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum at Missouri Botanical Garden; and the historic renovation of 900 N. Tucker Blvd., the former St. Louis Post-Dispatch building.