Ryan is a project manager for James McHugh Construction Company, a 115 year old Chicago-based construction company responsible for the general construction and / or reinforced concrete construction of several Chicago landmarks, including Marina City, Two Prudential Plaza, United Center, Park Hyatt, Trump International Hotel & Tower and Aqua. Ryan has been with McHugh for 13 years and has worked on both the interior build out and structural aspects of construction including that of the Ritz Carlton, The Residences on Lakeshore Park , 50 E. Chestnut, Aqua @ Lakeshore East and most currently Coast @ Lakeshore East. Ryan graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology has earned his LEED AP accreditation. Ryan joined the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee in the Fall of 2011 and is currently the Secretary of the Committee.