David Roth is the SCUP North Central Regional Council Membership chair and vice president at Cripe Architects and Engineers in Indianapolis. His charge is to support the Cripe leadership team and identify business development opportunities to help existing and potential customers realize success. This presents itself in different ways, including direct professional service support through architecture, civil engineering, and survey, or by serving as a liaison, making strategic connections, and providing perspective and information.
Roth is a licensed professional landscape architect, with graduate work in historic preservation. His early career was focused on problem solving and design for communities and companies throughout the state of Indiana. He was a part of the success of a local homebuilder, interned at Indy Parks, worked on the staff of the Fort Harrison Transition Task Force (Reuse Authority), and practiced and performed business development duties for planning firms, engineering companies, architecture practices, and general contractors. Through those experiences, Roth was involved in public sector work (roads, parks, trails), commercial development of all types, corporate campuses, higher education, healthcare, and industrial.
Roth is on many boards and committees, including the Indianapolis Greenways Development Committee, the Meridian Street Preservation Committee, the Indiana Landmarks Real Estate Committee, and the Heroes Foundation. He has been published in Pioneers of Landscape Design with a biography on Lawrence Sheridan and innovative playground design.
Roth has a BS in landscape architecture from Ball State University and has done graduate work in historic preservation.