Josh Ekstrand

Josh Ekstrand

Vice President of Design

Josh applies years of industry experience to lead the development of forward-thinking designs and creative solutions within Ryan A+E, Inc. As Vice President of Design, Josh provides leadership, guidance and strategy as he oversees all technical aspects of design to ensure thorough architectural integrity and brand alignment. He has served in numerous leadership capacities within the industry, gaining a well-rounded understanding of every facet of the design process. This background gives him the vision to anticipate challenges before they arise and develop unique and creative design solutions that accomplish client objectives.

In his role, Josh employs his knowledge of multiple design programs and communication technologies to oversee the design approach, process and quality across our regions and sectors, managing design culture and leading design teams on key projects nationally. He offers a critical eye for detail and a well-rounded understanding of design nuances. As a leader, he empowers his fellow team members and fosters a work environment defined by collaboration and creativity to develop innovative solutions while meeting client needs.

Registrations & Certifications

Registered Architect: MN
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certification

Affiliations & Memberships

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

We don't just build buildings, we build stories.

At Ryan Companies, we have the privilege of creating the spaces where people live their lives. Whether it's their residence, their place of work, or the space where they come to play, these are places where people thrive. And as experts in construction and commercial real estate, our creativity is fueled by your story. Together, we build value, build communities and build the backdrops for life.

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