Executive Vice President
Ryan Aukerman joined the Griffith Company Team in 2004 as a project engineer. He quickly moved his way up the ranks into the role of Estimator/ Project Manager while completing his degree in Technology and Operations Management at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
In 2010, Ryan was appointed to be the Regional Manager and became responsible for oversight of the Southern Region. While in this role, he provided leadership over notable projects including the $81 Million Dollar Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, $81 Million Dollar Omnitrans SBX E Street Corridor, $30 Million Dollar Port of Long Beach Pier G Terminal Redevelopment and $105 Million Dollar Port of Los Angeles Berth142 – 143 Terminal Automation Improvement project.
In 2015, Ryan was promoted to his current position as Executive Vice President. In this role he has oversight of operations throughout the company including estimating, project management and field operations.
During his career, Ryan has worked with a multitude of public and private owners, and has participated in alternative project delivery methods such as Design-Build and CMAR. He takes great pride in representing Griffith Company and works to show owners and industry partners the Griffith Way. He has been serving as a State Director for the AGC of California and a Los Angeles District Board since 2010. With an understanding that there needs to be a solid investment in the future workforce within the industry, Ryan works to support the education foundation and interacts with multiple AGC Student Chapters in addition to his participation in Griffith’s own Internship program.