Dave Hollister has a proven ability to manage and empower large complex teams using a variety of integrated project delivery methods to achieve design excellence within established budgets and aggressive schedules. In particular, his work in partnership with major contractors to realize large-scale projects under the Design-Build delivery methodology has been a hallmark of his distinguished career. With over 35 years of successful experience in all aspects of large-scale commercial office, healthcare, institutional and entertainment projects, Dave also possesses a deep technical expertise to complement his outstanding management skills.
Following a two-year stint at Leo Daly in Los Angeles, Dave joined Langdon Wilson in 1985. Over the following six years he worked with Jim House and Doug Robertson on several of the collaborative projects in the office at that time, including a high-rise office building project designed by SOM. Later Dave was a project architect at RBB Architects, then spent nearly 20 years in the Los Angeles office of the global firm HOK, rising to the positions of Senior Vice President and Managing Technical Principal. In early 2015, he joined House & Robertson as a Principal, re-establishing his working relationship with Jim and Doug, and enabling him to work once again on day-to-day projects as a hands-on architect.
Dave earned a Bachelor of Architecture professional degree from California State Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo. He has been a member of the American Institute of Architects for over 30 years, a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional, and earned a certification from the Design-Build Institute of America. Dave has been active in the Central City Association of Los Angeles, the Southern California Development Forum, and the Los Angeles Headquarters Association.