A former public works administrator for several municipalities, including the Village of Homewood in Illinois, Patrick Ryan currently serves as vice president of the Batista Group. In this role, he focuses on the remediation and rehabilitation of client properties. Patrick Ryan joined the Batista Group in 2012, and since then has rehabilitated numerous brownsites and directed the remediation of a number of properties that now house single- and multi-family homes.
Mr. Ryan has developed a reputation throughout his career as an environmentalist and conservationist. In his work, he has advocated for environmentally conscious building upgrades, including cutting-edge streambed, stormflow, and riparian technologies. In addition to guiding upgrade projects, he has also proven adept at securing funds for the purchase and installation of new technologies through state and federal grants.
Outside of his career, he maintains a similar focus on the environment by staying up-to-date on environmental news. A lover of the outdoors, he spends his free time camping and hiking in places such as Yellowstone National Park, Denali National Park, and Teton National Forest.
Direct and supervise operations of 30 person crew in the maintenance and operation of all village infrastructure. Includes repair and maintenance of 88 miles of roadway and rights-of-way, 60 miles of storm sewer and storm water collection system, fleet and vehicle maintenance, collection and disposal of residential solid waste, as well as operations and improvements to six separate facilities throughout the Village. Perform detailed evaluation of building systems and structures to determine maintenance schedules and develop a capital improvement plan. Implement facility and systems improvements to maximize energy use and efficiency. Conduct routine safety inspections on systems and equipment to assure compliance with federal, state, and local standards. Conduct safety and training programs to increase departmental safety and task knowledge and reduce exposure. Update building records and inventory for asset control and continuing maintenance. Responsible for coordinating all customer service requests and ensuring requested items are completed.
Traveled to five continents and 26 countries. Hiked to Mount Everest Base Camp. Lived short time in England and Denmark. Hikes and camped throughout Olympic Peninsula, Teton National Forest, Yellowstone, Glacier National Park, Denali, Kodiak Island, and, Banff National Park. Avid kayaker and hiker. Stay current with scientific and environmental issues. Member of local homeowners association and local NPR affiliate