Ryan brings 20 years of local experience working in both private and public sectors in the design and review of roadways, transportation plans, bicycle/pedestrian facilities, stormwater plans, utilities, public parks, and land development. Ryan has the ability to cooperate with multiple organizations to balance various perspectives and achieve an end result that benefits the communities that he serves. He has a significant amount of experience in managing budgets, staffing and varying tasks that lead to the successful completion of project goals. Ryan values the relationships he has developed over his career and emphasizes out-of-the-box thinking and creation of a long-term solution that accounts for the best use of funds and resources. He has served as the City of Kootenai’s City Engineer from 2012-2016 and 2018 to present.