CHICAGO — For many years, Environmental Systems Design Inc. (ESD), an international firm in the engineering design of high-performance buildings, mission critical facilities, and workplaces, has worked on projects in New York City. This month, the firm opened an office there to serve a growing number of clients on the East Coast.

Ryann Menges was tapped by ESD’s leadership to launch, lead, and grow the firm’s Manhattan office. She has a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from the University of Colorado and started her career in San Francisco before joining ESD in Chicago. While at ESD, Menges has focused on tenant interior projects for financial clients with sophisticated infrastructure needs.

“I am very excited for this opportunity to expand ESD’s East Coast presence in the nation’s financial capital,” Menges said. “New York City attracts the most ambitious companies in the world. We are ready to embrace the city’s energy and work hard to make an impact here.”

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