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Construction Leadership Institute

School of Business

2017 CLI Alumni Leadership Award Recipient

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Ryan Perryman

Vice President, Building Group

L. Keeley Construction

Professional Activities

Ryan has risen quickly as a leader in the building industry.  After serving as an intern at Poettker Construction Company and the Korte Company, Ryan began his career as a Project Engineer at S. M. Wilson & Company, where his leadership and innovative thinking helped progress the firm and the industry.  Ryan moved up the operations ranks at S. M. Wilson as a Project Manager and Project Director leading many projects across the country with teams executing more than $250M of construction.  Ryan now serves as Vice President – Building at L. Keeley Construction where he is leading the company into new market sectors, geographies, and services. 

Ryan has also influenced the industry as a Steering Committee Member of the Construction Leadership Council through the Associated General Contractors of St. Louis.

Community/Personal Activities:

Ryan has served as a Board Director and Mentorship Committee member for his alma mater, SIUE, through the Alumni Association.  He has also served as a volunteer with the SIUE Career Development Center assisting with the Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) program, Career Connections, Mock Interview Day, Speed Networking and Teachers STEM Panel.   Ryan has also served as a Career Coach at the Construction Careers Center Charter High School in St. Louis as well as a volunteer at the Building Futures Design and Build Workshop to help “inspire students through construction”.  Additionally, Ryan has also volunteered his time at the YMCA as a youth sports coach, as a Treasurer for the Cub Scout Pack 41, and by assisting young campers at the Salvation Army’s Camp Mihaska.

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