The mission of Ryan Homes is to provide value-added design and construciton services. Specializing in customer-first relationships, new construction homes,and unique home improvement projects. 


Ryan brings nearly 20 years of experience in home building, multi-family building and commercial spaces. Ryan is passionate about the entire process - from design to finishes to landscaping. He prides himself on providing a complete and thorough product that balances quality, affordability, and uniqueness.  

Previously, Ryan worked for JCorp, Inc a design and construction firm in the Ankeny area where he led the construction team building projects from athletic facilities to chic office spaces and luxury rental properties. 

Ryan graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor of science in Construction Engineering in 2004.


Ryan and his wife, Ali, and four kids, Noah, Berkley, Nash and Evie make their home in Ankeny. 





Email: ryan@ryanhomesia.com

Tel: 515-290-3971



Construction Administration and Customer Service 


Email: tylerl@ryanhomesia.com

Tel: 608-963-7633

Tyler Lentz joined Ryan Homes in September 2019. In his role as Director of Client Engagement and Construction Administration, Tyler plays a key role in internal operations and stewardship for new building and rental projects.


Before joining Ryan Homes, Tyler worked with Apex Systems.  At Apex Systems, he provided service solutions to address critical gaps to organizations in the Des Moines area. Tyler worked close with key company stakeholders on future projects and developing plans to assist in successful completion of current projects.


Prior to Apex System, Tyler worked for UnityPoint Health. His responsibilities included the annual fund, major gifts, campaigns, and events. As part of the Grant Program Campaign, Tyler was a member of the fundraising team that helped complete funding for $200,000 worth of new medical equipment. His internship experience includes: University of Wisconsin Athletic Development, University of Iowa Athletic Development, and University of Iowa Athletics Event Management and Operations.


Tyler holds a master’s degree in Athletic Administration from the University of Iowa (’16) and a bachelor of Science from the University of Iowa in (’14). He was a captain and a four-year letter winner for the University of Iowa Men’s Swimming & Diving Team. Tyler also was a participant in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials and 2013 U.S. World Championship Trials.


Tyler is married to Ashley (Petersen) Lentz and resides in the Ankeny area.

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