Madisen Maher Architects

Ryan Thomas

Ryan Thomas

Project Manager

ryan@madisenmaher.com

Professional Summary

With 18 years of diverse experience working in the design/build industry, Ryan has gained valuable experience in planning, detailing, designing and coordinating projects.  His excellent communication, public relations and leadership skills, combined with a deep knowledge of design and engineering principles, make him a valuable addition to the MMA team.  He brings a passion and a thoughtful perspective that will add value to our work.  Many of his projects have garnered awards in recognition of his talents.  Integrating Ryan’s experience with ours will enhance and complement MMA’s design capabilities and expand the level of service to our clients.  As project manager, he oversees aspects of design leading to value added, problem-solving solutions for our clients.  His input as one of the leading contributors and coordinators of designs is instrumental in our success.  His work ethic is evident in everything he does.  He is capable of working on multiple projects and assignments as needed.

Work Experience

2014 to Present: Project Manager, Madisen Maher Architects, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1998 to 2014: Project Architect, MSI General, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

Professional Skills

Study space planning, structural analysis, design feasibility and other related architectural issues

Conduct code and zoning research needed to complete architectural projects

Prepare information regarding design, specifications, materials and equipment

Produce CAD construction documents, drawings and specifications

Review costs, schedules and other elements associated with construction projects

Conduct regular site visits to observe construction and resolve potential conflicts

Coordinate schedules and workloads of multiple projects at one time

Act as one of the leading contributors and coordinators of problem-solving in design

Registration and Professional Affiliations

Registered LEED AP BD+C, 2008

Registered Architect, Wisconsin, 2009

AIA-Wisconsin, Southeast Chapter, 2009

Education

Master of Architecture, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Project Role

As the Project Manager, he is responsible for all aspects of the project, including client relations, master planning, design, project management, production staff management, construction administration, project close-out.

Achievements

Excellence in Masonry Merit Award – Outpost Natural Foods – Milwaukee, WI

Excellence in Masonry Merit Award – Oconomowoc Lakes Plaza – Village of Oconomowoc Lake, WI

Golden Trowel Award – Oconomowoc Lakes Plaza – Village of Oconomowoc Lake, WI

Excellence in Masonry Honor Award – Milwaukee Ale House – Grafton, WI

ASID Gold Award – Milwaukee Ale House – Grafton, WI

Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate – “Project of the Year” Award – Ingeteam Inc. – Milwaukee, WI

City of Milwaukee – Mayor’s Design Award – Ingeteam Inc.

USGBC LEED Gold – Ingeteam Inc. – Milwaukee, WI

ASID Gold Award- Ingeteam Inc. – Milwaukee, WI