Richard Sidebottom named Director of MHA Southeast

MHA announces the promotion of Richard Sidebottom from Senior Associate to Director of MHA Southeast in Charleston, South Carolina.

Richard Sidebottom joined MHA in 2010 as an Associate in the MHA Northeast office in Boston. He began the Charleston based branch of MHA in 2014 and has managed historic tax credit projects across the Southeast including the Cigar Factory in Charleston and the Pizitz Building in Birmingham. Sidebottom directs consulting services for federal and state historic tax credit certification, National Register nominations, the South Carolina Textile Community Tax Incentives, Section 106 reviews and has extensive knowledge of local incentive and regulatory programs in the region.

 MHA Southeast team (L to R) | Caroline Wilson (Associate), Richard Sidebottom (Director), Katherine Ferguson (MHA Marketing Manager)

MHA Southeast team (L to R) | Caroline Wilson (Associate), Richard Sidebottom (Director),
Katherine Ferguson (MHA Marketing Manager)

Prior to joining MHA, Sidebottom operated a private historic preservation practice in South Carolina and was supervisor of compliance, tax incentive and outreach programs with the South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). Sidebottom earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Classical Studies from Emory University and a Master of Architectural History and Historic Preservation degree from the University of Virginia. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Charleston, has served on the South Carolina National Review Board (2009-2012), and is a former teacher of graduate and undergraduate historic preservation courses at Clemson University, the College of Charleston, and the University of South Carolina.

The MHA Southeast office is located at 3 Broad Street in the Charleston Historic District, a National Historic Landmark District in Charleston, South Carolina.