Philadelphia, PA According to DPS Group, a privately-owned, global engineering, procurement, construction management and validation (EPCMV) firm serving high-tech process industries, Ryan McDonough, PE has joined the company as senior VP, Philadelphia project operations. McDonough will be responsible for developing, managing, and expanding the company’s presence in the city and greater Northeast region. He will oversee the delivery of all client projects, develop new business leads, and attract, develop, and retain a team of expert local personnel.
“A notable thought and operations leader, Ryan has over 20 years of EPCMV project delivery experience in the life science and related high tech sectors,” said Aidan O’Dwyer, president of U.S. project operations at DPS. “Under Ryan’s leadership, our Philadelphia project operation will serve our clients in the Delaware Valley region with architectural and engineering design (A/E), construction management (CM), and commissioning-qualification-validation (CQV) services. The provision of EPCMV services in the region further compliments’ our existing technical services operations (TSO), thereby giving our clients in the region access to and benefit from the full range of DPS services.”
Before joining DPS, McDonough spent almost 20 years at CRB, most recently as the biotech market business unit lead where he provided strategic direction in addition to developing and executing annual growth plans for the division.
“The DPS team is built around people that value effective communication, share their expertise, and work on each client project with a positive “can do” attitude. We understand our clients’ needs and focus on our relationship, not just the bottom line. This is just one reason why 85% of our business comes from repeat clients,” said McDonough. “I am excited to be on board and ready to roll up my sleeves and get started.”
McDonough holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware and is a registered professional engineer (PE) in five states. He is a member of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), and the Bio Industry Organization (BIO). McDonough serves as an active board member for the Joel Gingras Foundation.
Serving high-tech industries around the world, DPS Group delivers full-service engineering across a range of disciplines, including project management, procurement, design, construction management, health and safety management, commissioning, qualification, and validation (CQV), and facility start-up.