Executive Director, Retail, Arts, Innovation & Livability Community Development Corporation

Ryan D. Winkle started his community & economic development consulting firm, Innovative Urban Solutions, in 2013. He has worked on projects all over the Phoenix Metro Area in the areas of housing options, corridor development, neighborhood revitalization, and transit-oriented development. He graduated from ASU with a dual degree in Sustainability and in Urban Planning and completed his MBA at Wilkes. Ryan currently serves as Chair of the Valleywise Health Center Governing Council, as the Chair of Az Asian Chamber of Commerce, and is the founder and supporter of multiple community organizations such as the ABAKA Foundation, Mesa Urban Garden, and RAIL CDC.