Real Estate 2023: BRIAN F. BORTELL
PRESIDENT, CHAIRMAN AND CEO, TIMMONS GROUP, CHESTERFIELD COUNTY
Bortell has been with Timmons Group for over three decades, starting his career with the company as an entry-level engineer and working his way up into his current role. He sets the strategic direction for the 1,000-plus-person firm and oversees its four operating divisions and 18 offices across the U.S.
Under Bortell’s leadership, Timmons Group landed on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies from 2016 through 2021.
In May, Timmons Group announced it would develop a 150,000-square-foot office building at the Springline at District 60 mixed-use development in Chesterfield County to serve as its new headquarters.
A registered professional engineer, Bortell received his MBA from Averett University and his bachelor’s in civil engineering from Virginia Tech.
Bortell is an endurance athlete who has run in more than 20 marathons and competed in numerous triathlons and the Hawaiian Ironman contest. Bortell is active in both the local Road Runners Club and Richmond Tri Club.