Sondra (Terry) Rotty

2020 Inductee

About Sondra (Terry) Rotty

Sondra (Terry) Rotty earned a bachelor of science degree in architectural engineering in 2004, participating on the Miner cross country and track team all four years. She started with Tarlton in 2005 as project engineer, and while still working, returned to earn her master of science degree in engineering management in 2008.

As a vice president, Sondra is involved in all aspects of the company and a large portion of the construction projects, regularly working on them from estimate through completion. Well-versed in sustainability, she has earned the USGBC’s LEED AP BD+C accreditation.

Sondra’s construction experience has centered around large, complex projects completed in fast-track time frames. She has received several commendations throughout her career, including being listed among the “30 Under 30” and “40 under 40” in the St. Louis Business Journal and the “30 Under 30” in Missouri S&T Magazine. She was also named the Civil Engineering Exemplary Young Professional by the Academy of Civil Engineers.

Sondra is an advocate for women in construction. She shares her experience with girls’ organizations to encourage them to walk a similar career path, having previously volunteered for organizations including Big Brothers and Sisters, Girls Inc., Girl Scouts and the Society of Women Engineers. She is an enthusiastic participant in Tarlton athletic and philanthropic activities.

Sondra and her husband, Bryan, have been married since 2010, and they live in Sunset Hills, Missouri, with their two sons, Logan and Gavin (and a dog named Walter), who also love to run and swim.