Hottendorf joins Universal with more than two decades of experience in the electrical and lighting industries. Since 1992, he has successfully served in regional and national sales management roles, having worked with some of the most notable lighting technology companies in the country.
Throughout his career, Hottendorf has garnered extensive knowledge and experience in managing, selling, engineering and installing energy-efficient lighting. His 1999 installation of a campus-wide fluorescent lighting dimming system was among the first in the nation. Additionally, for five years, Hottendorf led a team that accomplished system-wide lighting upgrades for load shedding and daylight harvesting in the hospitality industry.