Skanska USA has announced that Ryan Aalsma, an industry expert with more than 20 years of experience in construction, has been promoted to executive vice president and general manager, overseeing regional operations in the Greater San Antonio area.
Aalsma, who will be based in Skanska’s San Antonio office, joined the company in 2002 and most recently served as senior vice president and account manager. In his time with Skanska, Aalsma has played an integral role in leading several high-profile projects and advancing business operations in San Antonio. He has a substantial amount of regional project experience, including the Alamo Colleges District Support Operations Administration Complex, the Methodist Hospital expansion and renovation and the Lackland Wilford Hall Ambulatory Care Center Phase 2 and Phase 3 for the United States Air Force.
In this new role, Aalsma will drive Skanska USA’s services in the market, overseeing the account management team and cultivating new opportunities and customer and stakeholder relationships in the area.
“Ryan’s dedication, loyalty and vision have made him a natural leader and proven innovator among our employees, clients and communities,” said Paul Hewins, president and CEO of Skanska USA Building. “His initiative and ability to position Skanska USA as a trusted partner in San Antonio reinforces our local connections and strengthens our relationships in this market.”
Aalsma received his bachelor’s degree in business management from Tarleton State University. He currently resides in San Antonio.