Member News: Dave Ryan Promoted to President and CEO of Walker Consultants

Dave Ryan Promoted to President and CEO


The Board of Directors has named Dave Ryan, PE, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ryan was promoted to President and COO in September 2020 and has been with Walker since 1998 where his career in the company began as an internship with the Chicago-based office.

“Dave will continue to provide strong leadership and stability through his common-sense perspective, genuine, personable style, and candor that naturally generates trust with people.” says, John Bushman, who has been CEO since 2003 and will remain as Chairman of the Board.

Mr. Ryan has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois and over 23 years of experience in the industry working with clients in the public and private sectors.

Walker Consultants provides planning, design, engineering, forensics, restoration and consulting for the built environment. Our experts have been advancing industry standards since we began in 1965. We are a 100% employee-owned company that takes pride in the value we provide our clients through integrity, honesty, and excellence.