Ryan Austin


In his role as President, Ryan Austin leads the strategic vision, growth, and development of HPM – one of the top 30 program management firms in the US (as ranked by Engineering News Record magazine). Ryan has helped grow HPM into a 150-person company which manages more than $1 billion annually in facilities during planning, design, and construction for clients located throughout the US.   

Ryan holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Auburn University and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Construction Auditor. Ryan began his career at Ernst and Young before joining Hoar Construction in 2004. He was promoted to the role of Vice President, Accounting and Controller, before taking over as Chief Financial Officer for HPM in 2015. He most recently served as HPM’s Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President before his promotion to President. 

Ryan serves on the boards for Associated Builders and Contractors, Cornerstone School, The World Games, and Ingram State. In 2020, he was named a member of Leadership Alabama, an organization comprised of the state’s most accomplished and forward-thinking leaders who share a strong commitment in serving the people of Alabama. 

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