Olsson Names Riley Witt Business Development Leader for Western Region


October 13, 2020

DENVER, Colorado (Oct. 13, 2020) – Olsson, a nationally recognized engineering and design firm, today announced Riley Witt has joined the firm as Western region business development leader. The region comprises Olsson’s projects in Colorado and Arizona.

Witt has extensive experience developing client relationships in the water industry and is an expert in real estate development, which will help him serve Olsson’s clients in the region. Before joining Olsson, Witt was the business center practice leader for a large, global multidisciplined design firm. In that role, Witt led a team of 80 people who focused on technical design, client development and account management for the firm’s Colorado water market.

“Riley’s background in real estate and water markets allows him to see the big picture of how engineering projects affect municipal expansion and how they fit in with existing infrastructure,” said Scott Tricker, director of business development at Olsson. “We’re excited to have Riley lead our regional business development team, and we think our clients will benefit from his knowledge and experience.”

Witt has a reputation for driving top-line business growth, client development, account management and budget control.

In a previous role, Witt served as managing lead based in Spokane, Washington, and was responsible for business in a region that covered eastern Washington, northern Idaho and Montana. He also was director of real estate development and acting vice president for a large land development company.  

“I was looking to work for a firm that possessed a strong culture and was very driven to grow and be successful,” Witt said. “After getting to know Olsson and many of its employees, it was obvious Olsson has a strong culture and was the right fit for the next chapter in my career.”

Witt earned a bachelor’s degree in real estate studies from Marylhurst University.

Olsson is a nationally recognized engineering firm made up of people who craft expert solutions and designs that improve communities. The firm offers design and consulting services in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental and technology. For more information, go to www.olsson.com.

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