Today, Ryan leads Prestige Builders to craft luxury, single-family homes with custom finishes and uniquely sourced materials for clients. But to Ryan, his job is more than simply building a home, he's building a foundation for a life well lived. As the owners of this small family business, Ryan and his wife Dani, believe the people are the most important part of the process. "The clients are my favorite part. Helping them make their home work for their unique lifestyle is the best part of my job. I love helping my clients sort through their dreams to make them a reality. From building a custom library, art room, or sourcing reclaimed materials to implement them into the design, we are committed to bringing to life
Ryan works with all the clients at Prestige Builders from the inception of the project to day they move in. And don't be surprised if you find Dani and the kids visiting the job site more than once. "We love teaching our kids about the process, hard work and integrity, values we strive to display at Prestige Builders."
As Prestige Builders continues to grow, Ryan and Dani have kept the individualized, personal feel throughout the process. They know how special it is to build a home, so they want every client to have an amazing experience. "It's an honor to come alongside our clients and help them create a place to serve their family and make wonderful memories for years to come."
Claire joined the Prestige Builders team with a variety of design experience in both the commercial and residential design world. Previously, she has worked to design sports arenas, restaurants and bars, school and office buildings, and high-end residential projects. In addition to experience, she received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Iowa State University.
Claire makes your vision come to life. She is here to do the footwork for you, whether it’s designing or refining your floorplan, helping with exterior features, or even designing custom millwork for your home, Claire helps you achieve the look that you’ve dreamed of. She sees it as her vocation to build trusted client relationships, improve quality of life, and serve clients to the best of her ability.
Collaborating with clients to make their space a reality for them is one of Claire’s favorite aspects of design. She loves to create spaces that are cohesive and unique to the client, all while being functional and, most importantly, beautiful. Outside of design work, Claire loves to spend quality time with her husband Ian and their retired greyhound, Cougar.
Nick brings a unique skill set to the team, marrying his engineering experience with artistic craftsmanship. The commitment to excellence that Ryan has displayed coupled with an opportunity to put his technical skills to use in a new and exciting environment led Nick to join the Prestige team. Nick has 10 years of engineering project management experience in an industrial setting.
Nick walks with clients through the execution of every unique project from start to finish, utilizing his technical skills to ensure each home is built with quality and efficiency.
Nick resides in Ames with his wife Sarah and their 3 girls. Nick’s love for working with people, understanding their needs, and meeting them helps reinforce Prestige’s commitment to excellence.