Project Manager

Ryan Utter


“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs

Ryan is a design-centric architect who creates contemporary and innovative projects that respect the history, context, and culture of their surroundings. He has a diverse portfolio of experience with various firms and professionals, ranging from to hospitality, cultural, civic, higher education, K-12, and more. He is skilled in digital drawing, art & design processes, design collaboration, technical coordination, and client relationships. He enjoys collaborating with like-minded people to deliver beautiful and functional designs that satisfy the clients and the end-users. He is also a former scholarship athlete and a 2020 InWeekly Magazine Rising Star. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies and a Master of Architecture from the University of Kansas.

Ryan is involved in the ongoing exploration, creation, execution, and integration of digital drawing, digital art, parametric design, and emerging AI technologies as applied to architectural design.

Outside the office, Ryan’s interests include music, electric bass, art & music festivals, film, cooking, physical fitness, nutrition, wellness, and mindfulness. He enjoys exploring all the amenities the Emerald Coast has to offer.

Professional Credentials:

  • Registered Architect | Florida
  • AIA


  • Bachelor of Arts, Architectural Studies, University of Kansas 2006
  • Master of Architecture, University of Kansas, 2011
  • Alabama Real Estate License (Inactive)


  • InWeekly Magazine 2020 Rising Star, Pensacola, FL
  • Dean’s List, University of Kansas
  • Dean’s List, Wichita State University
  • Scholarship Athlete, Baseball, Butler County Community College

Selected Project Experience:

  • FBI Academy High Performance Training Center, Quantico, VA
  • 325th Fighter Wing Headquarters, Tyndall AFB, Panama City, FL
  • Hyatt Place Hotel, Panama City Beach, FL
  • Hilton Garden Inn, Miramar, FL
  • Omni-Friso Hotel, Dallas Cowboys HQ, Frisco, TX
  • Mid-America Science Museum Renovation and Skywalk Addition, Hot Springs, AR
  • Pleasant Grove Elementary School, Pensacola, FL


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