OUR TEAM

While we all have specialties, the Ryka team is a cross functioning, flat level organization,
all hands on type of focus to work and meet client needs.

Jessica Pierce

CEO

Ms. Pierce founded Ryka Consulting in 2004, and has over twelve years experience in the telecommunications industry specializing in inbound and outbound collocation management, lease renewals, site decommissioning, zoning and permitting, project management, customer relationship building and contract negotiations for various cellular carriers. Prior to founding Ryka Consulting, Ms. Pierce served as a Sales Account Representative for American Tower (AMT) for the Pacific Northwest. She currently leads Ryka’s inbound collocation management for a major tower company in the Northwest. Additionally, her activities include lease and ancillary contract negotiations, construction management, project management and coordination, site feasibility analysis, and other aspects related to the collocation process. Her focus on customer service, and depth of knowledge of both tower company and carrier real estate and operations processes’, combined with a passion to provide a high level of quality ensures that Ryka’s clients have a partner focused on their needs.

Ms. Pierce earned a B.A. in Business Management from University of Massachusetts, Worcester. She is an avid runner, mother of three young children, and enjoys competing in distance road races.

Josh Hawes

COO

Josh is an accomplished telecommunications professional with more than 16 years of industry experience in a variety of acquisition and development roles with Verizon Wireless and Starbucks Coffee Company. In addition to his extensive telecommunications experience, Josh also applies deep cross-sector knowledge from the commercial real estate arena in order to serve an even broader range of customer’s needs within the following areas: land use, property entitlement, deal structure, financial analysis, budget analysis and development, environmental due diligence and compliance. The depth of his professional experience, combined with his service-oriented approach to problem-solving, ensures that customers consistently receive cost effective site development solutions. Josh earned an M.B.A. from Babson College in 2008 and a B.A. from Washington State University. He is also a Certified Project Manager. Josh is a dedicated husband, an outdoor enthusiast, and enjoys skiing and running.

George Pierce

Senior Project Manager

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Christine Contreras

Senior Project Manager

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Jennifer Taylor

Zoning Specialist & Team Lead

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Chris Devoist

Construction Manager & Team Lead

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Chelsea Shearer

Project Coordinator & Team Lead

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Andy Pereira

A&E Coordinator

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Jeff Smith

Site Acquisition Specialist

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Joscilyn Burger

Finance Coordinator

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Steve Evenson

Construction Manager

Jessica Pierce

CEO

George Pierce

Senior Project Manager

Christine Contreras

Senior Project Manager

Jennifer Taylor

Zoning Specialist & Team Lead

Chris Devoist

Construction Manager & Team Lead

Chelsea Shearer

Project Coordinator & Team Lead

Andy Pereira

A&E Coordinator

Jeff Smith

Site Acquisition Specialist

Joscilyn Burger

Finance Coordinator

Steve Evenson

Construction Manager