Mr. Rothey earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Utah in 1986. He started his surety career on the “Company” side of the industry with Aetna/Travelers, the world’s largest surety company. Doug’s experience ranges from bonding start-up construction firms to several international clients with multi-billion dollar operations. Doug has placed bonds for over $43 billion of construction projects including over $9 billion of design-build projects throughout the world.  Through providing bonding and insurance for over 4,800 construction companies he has tackled a myriad of issues faced by contractors of all scopes of work.  Prior to forming Surescape in 2005, Doug was a top producer nationally for a top 10 publicly traded insurance broker.  Doug has received national recognition for service to the construction and surety industries and is a regular presenter on topics such as “The Next Big Crash”, “Contract Review”, “Underwriting Difficult Risks”, “Design-Build” and “Environmental Bonding” for industry association members, bankers, contractors and public/private owner groups.  Doug has served on various boards of directors including a five year board term and Chairman position with AGC’s Heavy/Highway chapter in his home State of Colorado.