Ryan Schroeder holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University and has 25 years’ experience in the consulting field, 22 of which have been dedicated to the biopharmaceutical industry. Initially, Ryan’s technical career was focused on process piping and process utilities such as CIP and high purity water systems. Maintaining an active interface with current technologies, he was a contributing author for the ISPE Water and Steam Systems Baseline® Guide and presented locally and nationally on high purity water systems, CIP technology and project delivery methods. He also directed ASME’s CIP course for five years. In addition to managing projects throughout the US, he has successfully executed numerous international projects over the past 15 years and remains active in process programming, space planning, and conceptual design. Ryan is a Senior Associate and responsible for operations in CRB’s Midwest Region.