Ryan Townsend
President, Dagda Corp


DissertationSuccessful Infrastructure Construction Project Execution

Ryan Townsend is the Regional Operations Manager for the Northeast Region of Kenny Construction’s Power Division, covering a territory of 9 states and 24 electric utilities. Kenny currently manages billions of dollars of electrical system transmission and substation upgrades across the region and ensures the work is performed safely, on time, and on budget.

Ryan holds an MBA from the University of Nebraska, a Master’s in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington, a DBA from the Fox School of Business, and a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, and a certified Project Management Professional. Ryan also serves as a Coast Guard Reserve Officer, where he completed the Joint Professional Military Education course at the Naval War College.